giovedì 7 marzo 2013

Lesson 5

 
- More verbs + prepositions:
  • to be liable for something
  • to bring a case against someone
  • to be guilty of an offence
  • to accuse someone of something
  • to preside over a case
  • to specialize in something
  • to claim damages for something
  • to act as a client
  • to sentence someone to a punishement
  • to enter into a contract
  • to file a lawsuit against 
  • to be in breach 
  • to award damages to 
  • to sue s.o. for 

 

Tort Law 
A body of law that addresses and provides remedies  for civil wrongs not  arising out of contractual relationship

Reading 1_ pp28-29 ex 1-5

Language focus:
  • civil wrong
  • contractual relations
  • injured party
  • fraudulent misrepresentation
  • medical expenses
  • monetary damage
  • the standard of proof
  • strict liability torts
  • to be entitled to 


 Reading 2_ pp30-31 ex 7-9, 11

 
•the trial court found for the plaintiff
•the harm to the plaintiff
•harm was not wilful on the part of defendant
•the proximate cause of 
•the court reversed the decision

 
Ref to the film "Erin Brockovich"

 

 
Homework
Listening 1 pag. 32 ex 15-16 Frivoulous lawsuits
Reading 3 pag 33 ex 18-19 The Kent Law Clinic
Language use: asking for information
Pag 34 ex 25

5 commenti:

Fabri ha detto...

Thanks for giving us the possibility to exceed our absence, through this web help. Regards.

Andrea Corvino ha detto...

About the film Erin Brockovich:
Over time, Erin realized that she could use her notoriety to spread positive messages of personal empowerment and to encourage others to stand up and make a difference.
Erin Brockovich is a true American hero who’s icon status and “stick-to-it-iveness” only fuels her determination to expose injustice and lend her voice to those who do not have one. :)

Andrea ha detto...

About the film "Erin Brockovich":
Over time, Erin realized that she could use her notoriety to spread positive messages of personal empowerment and to encourage others to stand up and make a difference.
Erin Brockovich is a true American hero who’s icon status and “stick-to-it-iveness” only fuels her determination to expose injustice and lend her voice to those who do not have one.

Andrea Corvino ha detto...

About the film "Erin Brockovich":
Over time, Erin realized that she could use her notoriety to spread positive messages of personal empowerment and to encourage others to stand up and make a difference.
Erin Brockovich is a true American hero who’s icon status and “stick-to-it-iveness” only fuels her determination to expose injustice and lend her voice to those who do not have one.

Andrea Corvino ha detto...

About the film "Erin Brockovich":
Over time, Erin realized that she could use her notoriety to spread positive messages of personal empowerment and to encourage others to stand up and make a difference.
Erin Brockovich is a true American hero who’s icon status and “stick-to-it-iveness” only fuels her determination to expose injustice and lend her voice to those who do not have one.