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TOLES

The TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) program consists of a structured course of legal English training materials supported by three levels of professional exams. The exam levels are progressive steps towards reaching 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. TOLES legal English training materials and exams have been developed following the advice of experienced commercial lawyers. The top requirements of employers are excellent drafting skills, first-class negotiating skills and a strong sense of commercial awareness. 

What is on the TOLES
 and how long is it?

The TOLES exams are suitable for international lawyers and law students who are seeking employment in the field of international commercial law. This includes law students who are looking for employment in top level international law firms, the law departments of international corporations and local government. TOLES is offered at three different levels:

  • TOLES Foundation is the first level in the TOLES series. It is for beginners/elementary level students of legal English. This exam tests reading and writing skills. The exam takes 90 minutes.
  • TOLES Higher is the second level in the TOLES series. It is for intermediate level students of legal English. This exams tests reading, writing and listening skills. The exam takes 120 minutes.
  • TOLES Advanced is the highest level in the TOLES series. It is for advanced level students of legal English. This exam tests reading and writing skills. The exam takes 120 minutes.
 
TOLES tests the following skills:
  • knowledge and use of vocabulary relevant in the global commercial market
  • writing formal letters and communicating by email
  • the ability to follow a course of legal study where the instruction is in English
  • reading and writing complex law documentation
  • the language of negotiating
  • grammatical accuracy.

Current TOLES Fees and Services
The fee depends on the level of the exam and may vary. For detailed information you need to contact the managers of VVRYU.

How 
is the TOLES scored?Results
Foundation: The maximum score possible at Foundation level is 100
Higher: The maximum score possible at Higher level is 100
Advanced: The maximum score possible at Advanced level is 500
These scores cannot be compared with other English language exams using the Common European Framework results.
Your TOLES certificate is valid for life.

Register for TOLES

Registration for the Test is available only in the case of having ID. Payment should be made only in the authorized center.

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