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Curs acadèmic:
2021
Descripció:
Domini de l'idioma anglès al nivell de C1, que equival a l'Advanced baix
Crèdits ECTS:
6

Grups

Grup A

Durada:
Anual
Professorat:
MARIA ROSA DOMINGO RIERA  / DEBORAH ANNE GAUNTLETT
Idioma de les classes:
Anglès (100%)

Competències

  • Desenvolupar l'habilitat per argumentar i expressar-se de manera coherent i intel · ligible per elaborar textos escrits comprensibles i organitzats, així com per exposar resultats oralment i en públic
  • Utilitzar els idiomes estrangers estudiats com a vehicles normalitzats de comunicació internacional

Continguts

1. Topic 1: ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS

2. -Types of visitor attractions: a) Conversation topic b) Vocabulary exercise c) Reading text d) Grammar: Passive Tense

3. -Attractions and describing a festival: a) Vocabulary exercise b) Reading comprehension c) Listening comprehension d) Writing exercise: Composition

4. -People and facilities at attractions: a) Vocabulary exercise b) Reading text c) PRESENTATION

5. -Placement jobs: a) Job interview preparation b) Skype interview

6. Topic 2: ON TOUR

7. -The job of the tour manager-tour guide: a) Reading comprehension b) Listening comprehension c) Grammar: Future tense

8. -Standards of performance: a) Vocabulary exercise b) Conversation topic c) Listening comprehension

9. -Coach tour commentaries. -Problems on tour: a) Writing exercise- Commentaries b) Role-play c) Listening comprehension d) Useful Expressions

10. Topic 3: HOTEL ENTERTAINMENT

11. -What is entertainment?: a) Vocabulary exercise b) Conversation topic c) Reading comprehension d) Reading text- Vocabulary e) Grammar: Linking Words

12. -Working with kids. -Getting a job in hotel entertainment: a) Reading Comprehension b) Listening Comprehension c) Vocabulary Exercise

13. -Applying for a job: d)Written exercise: Email Application e) Speaking activities

14. Topic 4: SPECIALIZED TOURISM

15. -Niche tourism: a) Reading Comprehension b) Vocabulary c) Conversation Topic

16. -Specialized tours: a) Reading text b) Listening comprehension c) Presentation

17. - Disabilities and Tourism. -Cross cultural misunderstandings: a) Vocabulary exercises b) Listening comprehension c) Conversation topic d) Written comprehension e) Grammar: Modals

18. Topic 5: TOURISM TODAY (Tourism book 3)

19. -Recent and current developments: a) Reading Comprehension b) Listening comprehension c) Vocabulary-Expressions

20. -Challenges for tourism managers: a) Listening comprehension b) Expressions: Giving opinions c) Conversation topic d) Reading text

21. Topic 6: QUALITY IN TOURISM

22. -Quality assurance techniques: a) Listening comprehension b) Vocabulary exercise c) Conversation topic

23. -Spoken/ Written complaints: a) Reading comprehension b) Writing exercise: Letter of apology

24. Topic 7: THE IMPACTS OF TOURISM

25. -Global warming and tourism. -Classifying the impacts of tourism: a) Reading comprehension b) Listening comprehension c) Vocabulary exercise

26. -Making a point in a discussion. -Contrasting and reinforcing arguments. -Guidelines for low-impact tourism: a) Reading activity: summary of points b) Listening comprehension c) Language activity d) Writing exercise: structures for writing guidelines

27. Exam period: a) Final revision

Activitats

Tipus d’activitat Hores amb professor Hores sense professor Hores virtuals amb professor Total
Cerca i anàlisi d'informació 0 8,00 0 8,00
Debat 10,50 0 0 10,50
Exposició dels estudiants 12,00 6,00 0 18,00
Lectura / comentari de textos 13,00 7,00 0 20,00
Prova d'avaluació 5,50 14,00 0 19,50
Sessió expositiva 15,00 0 0 15,00
Sessió pràctica 33,00 9,00 0 42,00
Tutories de grup 7,00 0 0 7,00
Visionat/audició de documents 10,00 0 0 10,00
Total 106,00 44,00 0 150

Bibliografia

  • Robin Walker and Keith Harding (2015). OXFORD ENGLISH FOR CAREERS: TOURISM 2. Oxford University Press.
  • Robin Walker and Keith Harding (2015). OXFORD ENGLISH FOR CAREERS: TOURISM 3. Oxford University Press.
  • Raymond Murphy (2015). ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN USE (with answers). Cambridge University Press..

Avaluació i qualificació

Activitats d'avaluació:

Descripció de l'activitat Avaluació de l'activitat % Recuperable
Practical classes for the evaluation of exercises, tasks and student participation Practical classes for the evaluation of exercises, tasks and student participation including the following activities:


Presentations: The students will be evaluated in the oral form in the following areas: language structures, specific vocabulary, grammar, body language, tone of voice.

Essays: The students will be evaluated in the written form on the grammar structures and specific vocabulary studied in each unit, in a clear and coherent way

Simulation of real professional situations: The students will perform some role-plays and they will be assessed on fluency, accuracy and knowledge of the topic

Completion of Vocabulary and Grammar exercises: Students will have to hand in grammar and vocabulary exercises to show the knowledge of the
grammar concepts and vocabulary taught in class.

etc.
20 No
Evaluated Unit tests
Unit Tests:
- The students will be evaluated in the written form on the grammar structures and specific vocabulary studied in each unit.
- The students will be evaluated in an oral form: speaking about the specific topic studied in class and general conversation

The average of these individual evaluation marks will be 80%.
80 No

Qualificació

Evaluation systems

The ordinary evaluation system is Continuous Evaluation for all students. Global Evaluation (no class attendance required) is limited to students from previous courses and, in some very special cases, students who are explicitly authorized by the Academic Board of Directors to undergo global evaluation in this subject.

For Continuous Evaluation, a minimum of 80 % class attendance is required, regardless of any justification for non-attendance. Only those absences which are legally justified and confirmed by the Academic Board of Directors will not be counted as non-attendance. Students who do not meet the attendance requirement will lose the benefits and partial grades of Continuous Evaluation and must sit a Global Evaluation, without any further re-sit.

In the event that a non-attendance reported by the Academic Board of Directors affects an assessment activity, an alternative will be considered to the extent that the activity requires it.

In the case of students with special needs and whose situation has been communicated by the Academic Direction, an appropriate adaptation of the evaluation will be considered in order to guarantee equal opportunities.

The final marks of Continuous Evaluation will be communicated before the end of the teaching period, and in any case before the Global Evaluation period begins.

Both in Continuous Evaluation and in Global Evaluation there is an option of re-evaluation (re-sit) if the passing grade is not reached; the conditions are detailed below.

ANY FRAUDULENT PRACTICE IN ANY OF THE EVALUABLE EXERCISES, PRESENTATIONS, TESTS, EXAMS ETC. WILL RESULT IN A ZERO FAIL MARK IN THE SUBJECT AND THE STUDENT WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY FURTHER RE-EVALUATION (RE-SIT EXAM) FOR THIS COURSE.


The Continuous Evaluation consists of:

A)- The average of all Evaluated units from September to May: 80%
These units will not be re-evaluated separately.
B)- The Evaluated exercises, tasks, and student participation: from September to May: 20% (min.5 mixed activities)

Part A of the Continuous Evaluation consists of individual evaluation of specific units studied.
The student will be evaluated in both a written and oral form. The average of these individual evaluation marks will be 80% of the Final Evaluation mark.
There is no re-sit of these individual unit tests. The marks obtained, whether pass or fail, are used to calculate the average mark.

Part B of the Continuous Evaluation includes a variety of evaluated activities including presentations, essays, simulation of real professional situations, completion of grammar and vocabulary exercises, listening comprehensions, reading comprehensions etc.
The average of all these activities will be 20% of the Final Evaluation mark in May.

The minimum pass mark for the Final Evaluation is 5 (Part A + Part B).

The students who fail the Continuous Evaluation in May will be re-evaluated in the Continuous Re-sit Evaluation (Reevaluación), also in May, which covers all the work studied from September to May (oral test 25% and written test 75%).


The Continuous Evaluation students who do not have 80% attendance will be evaluated in the Continuous Re-sit Evaluation (Reevaluación) in May.
This includes all the work covered from September to May (oral test 25% and written test 75%).
There is no further re-sit for students who fail this exam.


Ex-students or repeat students (previous years) and /or special cases (students authorized by the Academic Board of Directors) must undergo a Global Evaluation (Recuperación) in May. This includes all the work covered throughout the year from September to May. Both parts (written test 75% and oral test 25%) must be taken for the exam to be evaluated.

If these students fail the Global Evaluation, they will be re-evaluated in the Global Re-sit (Re-evaluation) which will be subject to the same conditions as the Global Evaluation.



Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
A student who fails to sit any of the evaluation activities and exams mentioned (Global or Continuous Evaluations, including re-sit) or parts of the exam (oral or written) will be considered “Not presented”.



Avaluació única:
The ordinary evaluation system is Continuous Evaluation for all students. Global Evaluation (no class attendance required) is limited to students from previous courses and, in some very special cases, students who are explicitly authorized by the Academic Board of Directors to undergo global evaluation in this subject.

Requisits mínims per aprovar:
Per considerar superada l’assignatura, caldrà obtenir una qualificació mínima de 5.0

Tutoria

Tutorial meetings can be requested by sending an e-mail directly to the teacher of the subject. Tutorials may be carried out either in person or remotely through an appropriate channel.

Comunicacio i interacció amb l'estudiantat

During the class hour, all necessary instructions will be given to follow up on the subject. If necessary, an e-mail will be sent to the whole class or to the students concerned.

Observacions

To be able to study the C-1 level of English it is necessary to have passed Level B-2 in the first year.

Modificació del disseny

Modificació de les activitats:
The design of the subject has been made for teaching in UdG scenario 1-In-person.
In the event that scenarios with limited or non-attendance are declared, the degree of virtual teaching will be increased accordingly, through the platform chosen by the school for this purpose. In this case, priority will be given to classroom attendance as far as is reasonably possible and permitted, and the scheduled class sessions will be respected, which will be the contact times for students/teachers to carry out the same activities.

Modificació de l'avaluació:
In the event that the evaluation activities cannot be carried out in-person these same activities will be carried out on the same day and at the same time as planned, using non-presential channels. Two weeks before the date, the students concerned will be informed of the channel that will be used to carry out the activity.

Tutoria i comunicació:
Tutoring and communication with students will take place in all scenarios as defined in the Tutoring and Communication section.

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