|Course Name||Document Drafting (Contracts) (Course No. 51027)|
|Year Taken||Second Year|
|Offered Major/ Type of Course||Major 4 / Elective|
|Number of Classes||16|
|Number of Credits||2|
Email address : email@example.com
|Course Description||Write international business contracts in English.|
Attendance : Enter the course with password.
|Course Objective (Goal)||Build proficiency and learn skills for planning and drafting English written international business contracts. Resources include basic textbooks and exercise workbooks. This course is not the course for translation, but a course for drafting contracts in English.|
|Learning Outcome||Plan, prepare, and draft accurately, comprehensively, and fluently (like an experienced lawyer) English complex, high level, and lengthy contracts without translating Japanese written contracts into English by understanding and becoming familiar with legal terminology, word and idiom usage, writing style, legal analysis and planning, and legal drafting at the level of professional lawyers. Translate at a speed of 250 words per hour (source language).|
|Course Progression||1. Study the core course material and learn basic techniques in drafting a contract
2. Following the instructions in the course guide, work on the exercises and practice writing an English contract
3. Listen to audio lecture and use the Q&A for any queries.
(Course Text etc.)
"BABEL Legal Drafting Techniques: Legal Drafting Rulebook”Exercise Workbook
Includes 16 types of English contracts and corresponding Japanese translation samples plus course guide.• Authored originally by Professor for this course. Copyrighted by Babel University Professional School of Translation.
* Revised in November 2012
|Course Outline||16 lectures training for drafting English contracts.
Using the course guide, read on the purpose of the lecture, description of course material, and how to study for the course. Listen to audio lecture. The English contracts are also available in English audio format. Students will be trained in legal drafting techniques by reading the core material and working on the practice exercises.
|Grade Evaluation and Course Requirement||1. Assignments (All assignments must be submitted)
2. Final Exam (Minimum Course Requirement: B or above)
Submission papers will be returned with the evaluation sheet, which states evaluation marking and comments as well as corrections with rubrics.