ILEC Preparation Course
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The ILEC preparation course is an expertly designed course that will allow you to increase your knowledge of Legal English in order to pass the exam with merit. You will be taught by a certified native speaking tutor who is an expert of legal English in tailored lessons that will focus on your needs and interests. The leading legal associations such as the European Company Lawyers Association, the European Law Students Association, the International Association of Young Lawyers and the European Young Bar Association all recognize the International Legal English Certificate as being an important key to success in an international legal environment. If you plan on working in an international legal setting or studying law at an international institution of higher education, then do not hesitate to enroll today!
The ILEC test covers a wide array of topics from the context of international commercial law. The ILEC test has four sections: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The areas of law that will be covered in this test are corporate, sale of goods, business associations, contracts, debtor-creditor, real property, employment, intellectual property, negotiable instruments, competition, secured transactions and aspects of international law.
The Reading section has six parts that must be completed within a time limit of seventy-five minutes and consists of various law related texts that require you to complete a number of tasks. In this section, you will demonstrate that you can use your knowledge of the English language to read, understand, and complete tasks related to various texts associated with legal topics. The types of questions you will encounter are in the formats of multiple-choice, matching, fill in the blanks and word formation. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of grammar, ability to read critically, semantic precision and your ability to understand the details as well as opinions in the texts.
The Writing Section has two parts and a time limit of seventy-five minutes. Throughout this section, you will be evaluated on your ability to explain, develop arguments, refute, express as well as support opinions, describe, recommend, persuade and explain ideas. In the first part, you will have to write a one-hundred and twenty to one-hundred and eighty word letter based off of a given topic. In the second part, you are provided with a rubric that will serve as a catalyst for creating a two-hundred to two-hundred and fifty word memorandum.
The Listening section has a time limit of forty minutes to complete four parts. This section requires you to listen to recorded monologues, lectures, presentations, and briefings, interviews and discussions. The questions you will encounter are in the following formats: multiple choice, matching and sentence completion. You will be evaluated on your abilities to understand details, main ideas, topics, opinions, attitudes and context interpretation. You will have to listen to law-related recordings and choose the best answers, listen for main ideas and fill the correct answer in the blank.
The Speaking section contains four parts and has a time limit of sixteen minutes. You will take this portion with three other people, one other test taker and two examiners. In this section, you will be evaluated on your ability to exchange personal as well as factual information, ask questions, respond to questions, give expanded responses, compare and contrast, speculate and collaborate with another individual. You will be interviewed by an examiner and converse as well as collaborate with another test taker.