The Spanish for the Legal Field courses cover everything the legal professional needs in the discharge of their duties, including practitioner to client communication, interaction among professionals, research and much more in the foreign language as well as cultural awareness and many other aspects of specialised communication. These courses are designed to acquaint students with the rudiments of the Spanish language and with Spanish legal vocabulary sufficient to permit legal professionals to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking clients.
Scheduled live sessions provide human interaction with a specialist. Although attendance is not mandatory to live sessions, the participant is strongly advised to participate in order to practise and improve their Spanish.
Participants do not require any prior knowledge of Spanish to start. All the skills and knowledge will be acquired from the basic level through the intermediate and up to the advanced level at international standards.
These courses are offered to professionals working in the fields of law, such as lawyers, judges, paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, patent attorneys, conflict of interest managers, compliance specialist mediators, court reporters, law students, etc, who want to expand their professional opportunities or improve the delivery of their services by learning Spanish for the legal field.
100% online | part-Time
8-10 weeks per course level
LIVE PRACTICAL SESSIONS:
Language of instruction:
18+ years old
The series of phases are a validation of competences in Spanish for the Legal Field at levels: A2, B1, B2 & C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Each lesson is made up of a study unit and assignment. The learner is required to go through the study unit and answer all the questions in the assignment. Assignments are then mailed back to CSL where experienced tutors correct and return them with comments.
|Beginner||Phase (I)||8 weeks|
|Beginner||Phase (II)||8 weeks|
|Intermediate||Phase (I)||8 weeks|
|Intermediate||Phase (II)||8 weeks|
|Upper Intermediate||Phase (I)||10 weeks|
|Upper Intermediate||Phase (II)||10 weeks|
|Advanced||Phase (I)||10 weeks|
|Advanced||Phase (II)||10 weeks|
Understanding and processing information:
The candidate is able to understand the essential elements of simple, common professional reports, texts and documents in the law/legal field.
The candidate is able to understand the essential elements of a message that is predictable–in form and content– face to face or over the telephone, within the scope of his/her professional experience.
The candidate is able to gather elements from several support documents and organize them in a given format; write common types of messages related to familiar social and professional activities.
The candidate is able to take part in exchanges about familiar topics in his/her professional context, describe what he/she is doing, exchange factual information, discuss an option and provide explanations in practical situations concerning known topics.
Some of the evaluation components include projects, assignments and oral presentations, which test the four language skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.
It is estimated that the participant will conduct 3 – 5 hours of independent study per week.
On successful completion of each level (Beginner, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced), participants will receive a Certificate of Completion awarded by the CSL. On partial completion of a level (Phase I) participants obtain a Transcript. In order to get a Pass, students must obtain at least 60% of the overall grade.
Certificates of Completion and Transcripts are prerequisites for the next higher level or phase and will be considered as such for a period of one (1) year. After a year has elapsed, students may have to take a placement test to move forward.
Local Student TT (NON-REFUNDABLE)
International Student (NON-REFUNDABLE)
Listed prices are valid for applications received between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023.
|Beg. Phase I||TT3,250||US485|
|Beg. Phase II||TT3,250||US485|
|Inter. Phase I||TT3,520||US590|
|Inter. Phase II||TT3,520||US590|
|Upper Int. Phase I||TT3,950||US670|
|Upper Int. Phase II||TT3,950||US670|
|Adv. Phase I||TBA||TBA|
|Adv. Phase II||TBA||TBA|
Tuition fees do not include academic materials, the external examinations, supplies, fees for supplementary exams and repeats, etc.
Note: The School will not be responsible for transfer of money in wrong account. Please double check the details before sending.