In the context of the fundamental concern for communication, the Course Legal Academic Education and Culture places particular emphasis on professional communication in English, focusing the whole approach on the needs of the target audience in the academic education and scientific research process and in the professional development. It covers topics related to the legal study areas, but also to international relations and political sciences. Given the cardinal importance of mastering English by bachelor, master and doctoral students, and other categories of academic public, the course focuses on the development of language knowledge, on the improvement of the professional English communication skills. The course offers a pragmatic vision on the language learning process, approaching the English communication skills in direct relation to specialization, to the graduates’ integration and progression in career. On the background of communication as a defining process for the individual and society, professional communication in English is a priority as such. Through the complex and comprehensive structure of each unit and through its general structure, covering the essential language areas, the book aims to help students develop their English communication skills, with a special emphasis on professional communication, and master English at proficiency standards.
Therefore, the book has a double stake: to provide an instrument of specialized and professional communication in English, and, at the same time, a gateway, a prestigious one, to the universe of knowledge. We hope that the readers of the book will take the challenge and find in its pages an authentic support in the Communication and Knowledge Adventure.