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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2019. № 10. P. 374-378.
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https://doi.org/10.30853/filnauki.2019.10.79

LEGAL LINGUISTICS IN THE CONTEXT OF TEACHING PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH TO LAWYERS

Ponomarenko Vera Anatol'evna, Rogoznaya Natal'ya Valer'evna
North Caucasus Branch of the Russian State University of Justice


Submitted: 16.07.2019.
Abstract. The article examines linguistic tendencies and modern approaches to teaching future lawyers professional English intended to overcome cultural barriers in professional communication and to raise the level of professional foreign language competence of law higher school graduates. The paper provides a list of recently available foreign recourses relevant when teaching juridical English. Two problems are tackled: the tendency to use Plain English instead of legalese in foreign jurisprudence and the use of the learner-centred approach in foreign language teaching.
Key words and phrases: правовая лингвистика, профессиональные языковые компетенции, аутентичные ресурсы, современное образовательное пространство, современные методы обучения, официальный юридический английский (Legal English / legalese), простой английский (Plain English), подход, ориентированный на личность обучающегося (learner-centered approach), legal linguistics, professional language competences, authentic resources, modern educational space, modern teaching methods, Legal English / legalese, Plain English, learner-centred approach.
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