Lebanese American University

Continuing Education Program

Languages

English for Professionals

Students may register for individual courses or enroll in the full program.

Write Right
Write to Express,
Not to Impress
(42 hours)
This course focuses on improving basic writing skills. It aims to enhance the skills of those who have strong listening comprehension skills, but are unable to express themselves satisfactorily. This course will improve the skills of those who spend too much time writing too few lines and end up dissatisfied with what they have written.
Conversational English Course
(42 hours)
This course focuses on fluency in a business environment. Candidates will learn to express themselves clearly and confidently in various work situations, conferences, or business meetings. They will be introduced to the six most predominant situations of conversation, and in the process, learn business terminology, vocabulary, and idiomatic expressions.
Public Speaking
Speak Peak
(42 hours)
This course focuses on the elements of public speaking and the obstacles that students may face, including shyness and a lack of language mastery. This course encourages students to develop the oratory skills that are needed in everyday conversational contexts. Candidates will learn techniques to overcome obstacles and present their speech in a professional, correct, and impressive manner.
English for Lawyers These courses focus on the styles of writing customarily used by lawyers in their practice. They assist students in the refinement of their legal writing skills, with primary emphasis on legal drafting and analysis. These courses introduce the modern skill of utilizing plain English compared to the style of legal writing. There are three different levels offered based on the results of an English placement test:
  • Intensive English for Lawyers (42 hours)
  • Basic English for Lawyers (42 hours)
  • Intermediate and Advanced English for Lawyers (42 hours)

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