Legal English through Literary Fiction

Discipline: English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Content Language Learning, Educational Drama

The course Legal English through Literary Fiction aims to introduce students to legal terminology in the wide- and wild- world context of literary fiction. The methodology touches upon Educational Drama through Scripted Role-Play, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Learning English for Specific Purposes. The course offers spoken and written language practice to students from different subject areas who are interested to enrich their legal vocabulary, practice English, meet new people, learn and unlearn.

The successful completion of the course comprises three components:

1. Active participation in the on-site classes – role-plays, debates, discussions, games, oral presentations and legal interpretations.

2. Active participation in the online activities – 2 online classes, 2 tests and 2 written assignments.

3. Preliminary self-reading time – Reading List Course Materials. 


30 May 2023(Tuesday) – 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm – online (2 study hours)

3 June 2023 (Saturday) – 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm – online (2 study hours)

8 and 9 June 2023 (on-site) (16 study hours)

+ 10 study hours of self-study and preparation, online tests and assignments

Format: Hybrid

Language: English

Student Level: Any

Number of ECTS: 3

Number of Students: No Limit

Prerequisites and registration procedures (i.e. language, fee, registration dates)

English language proficiency at Level B1 (CEFR) 


Duration, Application Deadline and How to apply

Application Deadline: 15/05/2023

Ready to Get Involved? Apply below.

E-mail to Ms Slavena Nikolova

Marcia Tiburi – TERRADORADA (paintings exhibition) – Auditorium MR002

Deavan Michelle La Tray – Chroma Depth (paintings exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Eva Dimitrova – Beauty without filters (photgraphy exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Michail Bakas – Equality in Life, Society and Education Human stories. Another road to the European Dream (photography exhibition) – University Entrance Hall

Indira Sofia Molina Caliz – Au sud du sud (dance performance) – Hall Auditorium MR002 – Closing session, cocktail time.

All performances will be available on November 8 except for the dance performance which will be held just before the cocktail.