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Conference in Warwick 2


May
29
2015

The last EULETA conference was held in Warwick, England. We spent two days together actively conferring and networking in an intensive environment. The programme was held partly in plenary sessions, partly in sections where a choice of two options was provided. The presentations were focused mainly on training methodology and materials, as well as sharing experiences; new publications were also presented. My presentation took place on Saturday, after lunchtime. The subject was the use of internet-based materials. I had worked on a database of...


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Conference in Warwick 1


May
25
2015

It is good to participate in conferences. No doubt, conferences are the most convenient and effective way of forging new business connections. However much you know, you can always learn something new. At least that is what usually happens to me. If you live in a western European city, you are part of the general circulation of business life. But if you live on the periphery, you do not as much have your finger on the pulse of activity. For those of us living in eastern/central Europe, we first need to cross our borders to do some real...


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Difference between Civil Law and Common Law


Jun
18
2014

We all know that teaching legal English often poses a challenge. Legal English is becoming a universal language used by law firms and companies in their international transactions, but it is also used in legislation, academic texts and, last but not the lease, in contracts. As you surely know, common law is the legal system of Anglo-American countries, originating England and developed by judges though court decisions. On the other hand, the continental legal system, originating from Roman law, is based on legislation published in the...


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