Dr. Radomira Videva
Legal Spanish Trainer Certified DELE Examiner and Grader Universidad de Salamanca
Abstract. The teaching and learning Spanish legal language as a foreign language for professional and academic purposes has been studied in the present article. The autor departs from trying to examine its main characteristic features and the most common difficulties in the learning process resulting from them. Afterwards, the use of some didactic tools based on learner's profile, specific needs and expectations are explained. These tools don't require a language immersion environment outside the classroom and are designed to help teaching and learning Spanish legal language to university students and professionals such as lawyers, philologists, interpreters and translators.
Keywords: Spanish for professional and academic purposes; Spanish legal language; teaching and learning Spanish legal language to non-native speakers