French (2020/2021)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Sylvain Giovanni Nadalet
Sylvain Giovanni Nadalet
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/marzo 2021 dal Feb 15, 2021 al Mar 29, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to acquire specific language skills for understanding and application in the le-gal field. The lessons will make students able to approach the reading of the various types of legal documents (laws, manuals, professional documents, doctrine), as well as to develop and refine the practice of spoken and written legal language. The teaching does not intend to provide precise infor-mation on a given topic, but to make students discover the French law's logic so that they can com-municate in a legal context having some knowledge of the subject.


- The Sources of Law
- French and European Institutions
- The Judicial System
- Legal Personality
- Contracts and Companies
- Consumer Protection
- Labour Law

For attending students the course of each lesson is divided into two stages:
- A presentation of the general characteristics of the French legal system;
- Exercises on the various topics treated on the basis of legal texts (judgments, professional documents, etc.) and sound documents.

Lectures on the main topics of the subject matter to be integrated with the materials provided to the students by the teacher and available in the e-learning platform.

For non-attending students, the program corresponds to the suggested text-book .

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Michel Soignet Le Français juridique (Edizione 1) Hachette 2009 ISBN 978-2-011-55200-6

Assessment methods and criteria

Attending students: oral exam on the topics dealt with during the course and the related teaching materials uploaded on the e-learning platform.

Non-attending students: oral exam on the entire programme. It provides two general questions and a reading, comprehension and translation exercise.

Language used in the final exam: French

The exam is intended to verify the knowledge of the basic categories of french law and the ability to illustrate them correctly in French language.