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English Plus Law

Key information

Study in

Start dates:
Every Monday 2 January – 10 December 2018; 7 January – 9 December 2019
Course length:
Minimum 2 weeks (no maximum)
Maximum class size:
28 lessons (21 hours) per week + 6 hours (minimum) per week of independent work on course projects

Entry requirements

Kings Level 4 (Lower Intermediate)
Minimum age:

Sample 2-week timetable for English Plus Law

Typical timetable for the English Plus Law course

The course

This course is ideal for students who would like to improve their English skills for use in a variety of legal contexts. It combines General English with specialist law-related topics.

What is included in the price

  • 28 lessons per week
  • Welcome Information Pack
  • Placement test on arrival, weekly progress tests and regular homework
  • Course materials
  • Use of Computer Learning Centre
  • Access to ClassMate, the Kings online learning platform
  • WiFi internet in College
  • Optional weekly lecture programme
  • Optional weekly guided self-study sessions
  • Regular accompanied visits to law firms and legal institutions
  • Two free social activities per week
  • End-of-course certificate (90% or higher attendance required)

From Kings Life

English Plus Law students with Big Ben behind them.

English Plus Law students visited the Houses of Parliament in London as part of their UK Legislature and Legislation law topic.

Read the full blog post

Course structure and content

In the mornings, students have lessons in General English, to improve the overall level of their English language. In the afternoons, they are part of a specialised legal English class.

Please note, during summer high season, students may have English classes in the afternoons instead.

Skills developed

1. Language:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation

2. Legal English terminology

  • Includes criminal vocabulary, types of court, employment law, intellectual property, company law, property law

3. Presentation skills, formal letter writing

4. Legal case studies

Core subjects

  • Introduction to Legal English
  • Company Law
  • Employment Law
  • Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property Law
  • Legal Practitioners
  • European Union Law
  • Debtor-Creditor Law
  • Competition Law

Educational visits

Students visit law firms and legal institutions as part of this course.

Example visits include:

  • The Supreme Court
  • The Houses of Parliament
  • The Rolls Building
  • The Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court)
  • The Law Society
  • Croydon Crown Court
  • Firm of solicitors (firm to be chosen in relation to students’ areas of interest)
  • Magistrate’s Court
  • The Royal Courts of Justice