Non-Thesis Master Program in Economic Law

Legal Terminology in English(EHYL-392)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
EHYL-392 Legal Terminology in English 1 3 0 0 3 6
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Ahmet Ulvi TÜRKBAĞ (Email)
Objective Providing an understanding of vocabulary, structure and main concepts of Legal English.
Content Concepts, processes and structures of law are presented together with their place in the Common Law system, and in the context of their meaning and use in Legal English. Many words, sentence and speech patterns are used to improve the level of professional language proficiency. Exercises and classroom trainings are carried out in order to allow students use professional vocabulary in a correct and effective way.
Course Learning Outcomes 1. Main elements of Common Law system; its similarities with and differences from Continental Legal System.
2. English equivalents of legal concepts. And English explanations of those concepts via other related concepts and their legal basis.
3. A rich vocabulary aimed at improving professional English.
4. Patterns for writing and speaking aimed at fluent and correct use of English in professional practice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Print the course contents
Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Legal Sources
2 Legal Institutions: Court System
3 Main Concepts of Private and Public Law
4 Torts
5 Liability
6 Deceit and Defamation
7 Negligence
8 Formation of Contracts
9 Contract Requirements
10 Third Party Beneficiaries
11 Discharge of Contracts
12 Personal Property
13 Bailment
14 Intellectual Propert
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 0 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 0 60
Toplam 0 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 0 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing positive norms in economic law and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology, X
2 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems, X
3 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyze and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy, X
4 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions, X
5 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems, X
6 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system, X
7 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in economic law in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner, X
8 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals, X
9 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems, X
10 Being able to explain and utilize academic study methodologies in order to conduct academic research on a certain legal problem. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 2 28
Assignments 1 8 8
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 8 8
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 8 8
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 1 30 30
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 1 30 30
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 5,60
Credits ECTS 6
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