TOLES - Exam preparation course

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What is TOLES?

TOLES means ‘Test of Legal English Skills’. The TOLES programme consists of a structured course of legal English training materials supported by three levels of professional exams.

The exam levels are progressive steps towards reaching the standard of legal English required by employers such as international commercial law firms, in-house legal teams in private companies and top-class translators.


TOLES offers 3 levels:

  • TOLES Foundation
  • TOLES Higher
  • TOLES Advanced

 

Who recognises TOLES?

The TOLES Exam Body is a member of the International Division of the Law Society of England and Wales. TOLES legal English training materials and exams have been developed following the advice of experienced commercial lawyers.

Law firms and organisations that have already entered candidates for the TOLES exams include: The European Central Bank, The European Court of Justice, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, KPMG, Siemens, Sony Ericsson (http://www.toleslegal.com/information-teachers/recognition-toles/).

The British Institute of Florence TOLES preparation courses have been accredited by the lawyers association - Ordine degli Avvocati, in Florence, Italy. Each course is worth a maximum of 20 credits for professional development.

Who can take the TOLES exams?

The TOLES exams are mainly for lawyers, judges, people working in a legal office, students of law and legal translators. It has also been taken by people working in other professions and students from different faculties.

OUR PREPARATION COURSES                                                            

 

What does the FOUNDATION PREPARATION COURSE consist of?

All inclusive package:

  • 50 hours of face to face lessons with a native speaking English teacher specialised in legal English and specific exam practice.
  • Exam fees for June 2017
  • All required course materials: The Lawyers English Language Course book, The Essential A-Z of Business Law, The Vocabulary of Commercial Contracts, Practice papers for TOLES Book 1.

Cost: €1.100
Timetable: Friday 15:00-17:00
Start of Course: 04/11/2016
End of Course: 19/05/2017
Exam date: June 2017
Minimum: 6 enrolments

What does the HIGHER PREPARATION COURSE consist of?

All inclusive package:

  • 26 hours of face to face lessons with a native speaking English teacher specialised in legal English and specific exam practice.
  • Exam fees for March 2017
  • All required course materials: The Lawyers English Language Course book, The Essential A-Z of Business Law, The Vocabulary of Commercial Contracts, Practice papers for TOLES Book 1.

Cost: €750
Timetable: Friday 13:00-15:00
Start of Course: 04/11/2016
End of Course: 17/02/2017
Exam date: March 2017
Minimum: 6 enrolments

For further information

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