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International LL.M. and Graduate Students Guide

Legal English Resources

Linked In Learning Videos on English Language and Grammer

Students at Temple have access to LinkedIn Learning, formerly  On this website is a wide range of instructional materials.  Below are highlighted two training video series on the basics of English grammar.

Legal Writing Podcasts and Blogs

The Legal Talk Network provides an array of podcasts by and for legal professionals in the United States and beyond.  Highlighted below is a State Bar of Texas podcast discussing "Tips for Exceptional Writing Skills".

Also highlighted below is Bryan Garner's Law Prose blog where he writes about how to improve your writing.

For those interested in locating additional podcasts or blogs covering a range of topics The ABA Law Journal published a Web 100 in 2018 highlighting blogs, podcasts, and even people to follow on Twitter.

Books Available in the Library

The Library has several books about legal writing written with International Graduate Students in mind.  Below are some books you might find helpful.  Don't forget you can use the Library Catalog to locate more resources on this or other topics.

Although these books are not specifically written with an International audience in mind these additional titles are helpful for any student looking to improve their writing. 

Finally, don't forget to consult your citation rulebooks, style guides, and dictionaries.  While not an exhaustive list, some examples of these resources include the following.