Target

The Course, organised by UniTo Law Department in collaboration with IUSE, is intended for Law Department students. It is part of a wider project aimed to develop and foster the English knowledge, as a key competence for future academic and international activities.

Duration

40 hrs – 13 lessons

Objectives

Advocacy is a political process by which an individual or group aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities (media campaigns, public speaking and publishing research or lobbying).

Effective communication skills are fundamental in being persuasive and determining changes.

The course will provide the participants with an overview of the most common strategies and tools required for effective communication. Each lesson will include role plays, pair work and teamwork, case studies, simulations, writing reports and summaries.

Students will work on the fundamentals of the target language, reviewing, improving their knowledge of the English language, particularly, Legal English.

List of topics

  • Body language and active listening
  • Reading and Writing skills
  • Meetings
  • Negotiations
  • Presentations and Pleading