1. Selling Dreams. Vocabulary: Money matters, describing locations, working out prices. Professional Skills: Marketing. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
2. Getting there. Vocabulary: Transport and travel. Professional Skills: Dealing with the public. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
3. Accommodation. Vocabulary: Types of accommodation, facilities and services; Professional Skills: dealing with complaints. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
4. Destinations. Vocabulary: weather and climate, features and attractions, statistics for economic development; Professional skills: offering advice. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
5. Things to do. Vocabulary: describing attractions, geographical features, works of art and calculating entrance fees and prices; Professional Skills: Speaking to a group. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
6. Niche tourism. Vocabulary: Sectors in niche tourism, dealing with numbers and statistics; Professional skills: Dealing with figures. Cambridge First or Advanced Activities.
Students may opt to follow a continuous assessment system (work and tests) at specified times during the academic year until May. If the final result of the Continuous Assessment is below 5 (the pass mark) or the student have decided not to follow it, the student may take the final annual exams (written & oral) in June (“convocatorias ordinaria y extraordinaria”) which are published by the school administration.
The following table illustrates the weighted average grade for the continuous assessment:
Mid-Term Autumn Exam: 12%
Exam Term 1 (January): 14%
Mid-Term Spring Exam: 12%
Exam Term 2 (May): 14%
Skills Tests (4) 20%
Cambridge Speaking Test: 14%
This is the weight of the different parts of the final annual exams:
Convocatoria ordinaria or extraordinaria:
Written Part (minimum 4): 20%
A minimum mark of 4 is required in the written part of the final exams.
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Segons normativa de la Universitat de Girona:
La qualificació de "No Presentat" exhaureix convocatòria de qualificació als efectes previstos en la normativa de Permanència i progressió en estudis de grau de la Universitat de Girona.
Students are advised against plagiarism and copying. Any detected and proved case of plagiarism or copying will automatically be marked as a “0” (zero).
The dates of Skills Tests and Seminars will be announced in due time.
Students following the continuous assessment may only miss 3 tests or assessed activities with no need of justification, except January and May/June/July exams where only a medical or work justification will be needed and accepted. Under no circumstances can any of the oral tests, skills tests, tests and seminars be taken on a different date.
A maximum of 3 assessed activities can be excused, including those with necessarily a justification (Term and annual exams) and those which do not require one (Skills Tests, Seminars and Orals).
At the beginning of the course students will be provided with some further guidelines on the subject.