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Life after ILEC: TOLES or CAE – which is the best choice?

Life after ILEC: TOLES or CAE – which is the best choice? As the ILEC is going to be discontinued in December this year, it is worth considering the alternatives for Legal English tuition. TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) The TOLES exam is designed for law students and lawyers to reach the standard of […]

TOLES, ILEC or CAE – which is the best choice?

TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) The TOLES exam is designed for law students and lawyers to reach the standard of legal English required by employers such as international commercial law firms, in-house legal teams in private companies and top-class translators. There are 3 levels of the TOLES exam, Foundation, Higher and Advanced suitable for […]

Business English: Writing Effective Emails

Welcome to “Bev on Business English” For those of you who don’t already know me, I’m one of the Business English trainers at Severnvale Academy. If you are one of those lucky students who has visited us within the past 10 years, we’ve probably already met! Anyway, the aim of this blog entry is to […]

Announcement: The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) and Severnvale Academy initiate strategic partnership

Severnvale, a leading provider of Legal English courses in the UK, has today announced a partnership with ELSA, the European Law Students’ Association. With 40,000 members ELSA is the world’s largest independent law students’ association. ELSA provides opportunities for international exchange, diversified legal education as well as personal and professional development for law students and […]