Transition from international law to LLM specializations at Osgoode Hall Law School, other Canadian law schools or fields that require Legal English. Gain confidence in your English language reading, writing and presentation skills so you can succeed in your Canadian legal graduate studies.
What is the Intensive Advanced Legal English Program?
This intensive program at York University’s English Language Institute is designed to provide you with the legal terminology, language and writing skills you need to succeed in legal graduate studies at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School or other Canadian law schools, and ultimately, pursue a legal professional career in Canada. All classes are led by our expert English Language Institute instructors, with regular feedback on legal topics from both law instructors and guest speakers.
What you will learn
We will help you develop your English language reading, writing and verbal skills so you can pursue your legal studies in Canada with confidence. Throughout the program you will:
- Improve your IELTS or equivalent language score
- Study the language of the law in a small group of peers
- Enhance the grammar and structure of your writing
- Work with legal terminology and documents necessary for successful Masters of Law (LLM) study
- Develop and practice your professional speaking and presentation skills
This program is currently online with dynamic, live components. You will learn in small online classes with other international students pursuing their legal studies in Canada. From day one, you will join a supportive community of learners with whom you will be able to practice your language skills and form professional relationships.