Dades generals

Curs acadèmic:
2010
Descripció:
Objectius: Anglès Específic de Turisme. Nivell B2.1 segons el Marc Europeu de Llengües. Un curs que dóna a l’estudiant l’oportunitat de adquerir coneixements i competències lingüístiques per preparar-se pel món professional del sector turístic.
Crèdits ECTS:
6
Idioma principal de les classes:
Anglès
S’utilitza oralment la llengua anglesa en l'assignatura:
Completament (100%)
S’utilitzen documents en llengua anglesa:
Completament (100%)

Grups

Grup B

Durada:
Anual
Professorat:

Grup D

Durada:
Anual
Professorat:

Competències

  • Utilitzar la llengua a nivell alt
  • 9. Tenir habilitat per a les relacions personals en qualsevol context i situació.
  • 17. Comunicar-se oralment i per escrit
  • 21. Utilitzar la terminologia i el llenguatge dels diversos àmbits turístics

Continguts

1. UNIT ONE - ARRIVALS. At the end of the unit the student will be able to: 1. Use different discussions for welcoming. 2. Greet and make introductions. 3. Carry out a car hire dialogue. 4. write about arrival information.

2. UNIT TWO - 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.

3. UNIT THREE - 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. UNIT FOUR - 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 welcoming meeting talk to new groups. 4. Understand texts talking about tipping when on holiday. 5. Produce a leaflet giving advice on holiday health, safety and tipping.

5. UNIT FIVE - 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.

6. UNIT SIX - 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.

7. UNIT SEVEN - ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Talk about visitor attractions in general. 2. Write descriptions of built attractions. 3. Describe festivals and events. 4. Discuss different ways of bringing attractions to life.

8. UNIT EIGHT - ON TOUR. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Explain arrangements. 2. Make written notes to help with commentaries and pressentations. 3. Give a guided commentary. 4. Deal with prblems on tour.

9. UNIT NINE - HOTEL ENTERTAINMENT. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Prepare an entertainment programme for a beach resort. 2. Describe how to make simple arts and crafts objects to a group of children. 3. Understand texts about training for entertainment work. 4. Write an email applying for a job as an entertainment worker.

10. UNIT TEN - SPECIALIZED TOURISM. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Talk about the range of specialized tours involved in niche tourism. 2. Respond to and act on special requests. 3. Understand the issues involved in dealing with disability and tourism. 4. Identify and check special needs. 5. Write a report on specialized tourism.

11. UNIT ELEVEN - BUSINESS TRAVEL. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand and talk about the structure of the business and travel sector. 2. Understand the importance of being aware of cultural differences. 3. Describe conference facilities.

12. UNIT TWELVE - CHECKING OUT. At the end of this unit the student will be able to: 1. Understand somebody talking about front office duties. 2. Respond to common hotel guest problems effectively. 3. Understand the check-out procedure in a training manual. 4. Check a hotel guest out using standard procedures. 5. Write a short report summarizing feedback on hotel services.

Activitats

Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Total
Altres 0 8 8
Aprenentatge basat en problemes (PBL) 0 14 14
Classes participatives 68 0 68
Elaboració de treballs 6 12 18
Exposició dels estudiants 4 10 14
Prova d'avaluació 12 16 28
Total 90 60 150

Bibliografia

  • Robin Walker and Keith Harding (2007). TOURISM 2. Oxford University Press. Catàleg
  • CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED LEARNER'S DICTIONARY (2003). Cambridge University Press. Catàleg
  • Michael Vince (2003). Intermediate Language Practice (with key). Macmillan. Catàleg

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat %
Task-based learning activities in class The student has to attend 80% of the classes in order to be in the Continuous Evaluation system. Participation is evaluated. There is a global competence test in the last week of the course for students who do not qualify for Continuous Evaluation. 1
Completion of grammar exercises and self-correction from the key. Reading and grammar exercises. 5
Writing assignments There are 10 writing assignments. You have to write, hand in, and then correct the text and put it into your Student Portfoli 25
Theme tests on grammar and vocabulary There is a test after every two themes. The test is on the grammar and vocabulary studied in the themes. 20
Oral presentations The oral presentations are in themes 2,4,8 and 10. The presentations are in small groups or individual. 20
Skills tests 1 skills test evaluating reading comprehension, writing, listening comprehension and speaking 25
Completion of Portfolio The portfolio should be completed according to the instructions. 4

Qualificació

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Throughout the course students will be tested on grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
Students must actively participate in class both individually and in groups. You must achieve an average mark of 60% in the evaluated tasks and attend a minimum of 80% of classes.

Students who do not pass Continuous Evaluation will have the opportunity to recuperate their mark at the end of the course via a Global Competence Test.

Observacions

El alumne ha de demostrar que té el nivell d'anglès suficient per començar a cursar aquesta assignatura.
Si aproba l'assignaura, l'alumne tindrà el nivell suficient per començar a cursar nivell B2.2

Es molt important assistir a classe amb regularitat donat que les classes son participatives i pràctiques.