1. ARRIVALS. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand cultural differences in greetings. 2. Give information about car rental. 3. Give information about arrivals. 4. Welcome visitors. 5. Grammar: Greeting and introducing.
2. A PLACE TO STAY. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand reports describing guests' perceptions of hotels. 2. Register different types of arriving guests. 3. Tell guests where different hotel facilities are in the building. 4. Give accurate information about hotel services and facilities. 5. Understand people talking about hotel staffing. 5. Grammar: Modals.
3. TOURIST INFORMATION SERVICES. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand and describe different ways of giving tourist information. 2. Give directions in spoken and written forms. 3. Make recommendations in spoken and written forms. 4. Grammar: conditionals, making recommendations.
4. HOLIDAY REP. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand people talking about the work of holiday representatives. 2. Talk about the different skills and qualities holiday reps need. 3. Prepare and give a welcome meeting talk to new groups. 3. Understand texts talking about tipping when on holiday. 4. Produce a leaflet giving advice on holiday health, safety, and tipping. 5. Grammar: models of advice and obligation.
5. EATING OUT. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand articles about food tourism and local food. 2. Use basic vocabulary to talk about the ingredients and preparation of different dishes. 3. Describe local dishes to customers in a restaurant. 4. Write an introduction to the food of his/her country / region. 5. Deal with simple problems in a restaurant. 5. Grammar: Relative clauses, defining and non defining.
6. RURAL TOURISM. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand people talking about what rural tourism is. 2. Understand rural accommodation grading systems. 3. Check campers into a campsite. 4. Write a welcome text describing rural tourism in a region. 5. Give a simple weather forecast. 6. Grammar: Future tenses, making predictions.
Requirements and process of retaking test
The student retakes the subject taking a retaking exam consisting of four parts: speaking (40% of the final grade), listening (20% of the final grade), writing (20% of the final grade), and a reading (20% of the final grade).
Assessment criteria via competences
Teachers will use detailed performance descriptors (Rubrics) when assessing the writing and speaking activities as well as the listening and reading tasks. These band descriptors will be provided to students at the beginning of the course. The following four categories will be considered:
• task achievement
• coherence and cohesion
• lexical resource
• grammatical range and accuracy
The student passes the subject with a 5 = passed, and fails with less than 5.
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
L'alumne / a que no es presenti a l'avaluació continuada ni a l'examen de recuperació de juny a la data estipulada al calendari de l'escola, obtindrà la qualificació de "No Presentat".