1. TRANSPORT AND ARRIVALS. Dialogues, case studies, speaking activities, listening and reading texts based on the themes of transport and arrival at a tourist destination. Language and grammar practice.
2. ACCOMMODATION SERVICES. Dialogues, case studies, role-plays. Specific vocabulary related to the accommodation sector. Hotels and alternative accommodation: Couch surfing, home exchange, airbnb. Language and grammar practice.
3. TOURIST INFORMATION SERVICES. Case studies, dialogues, speaking activities and role-plays. Reading and listening texts on the theme of tourist information services and national tourism organisations. Language and grammar practice.
4. GASTRONOMY. Case studies, dialogues, speaking activities and role-plays. Specific vocabulary for gastronomy. Language and grammar practice.
5. TOUR OPERATIONS AND PACKAGES. Case studies, speaking activities, package design. Listening and reading texts based on the theme of tour operations and packages. Language and grammar practice.
6. CHECK-OUT, COMPLAINTS AND FEEDBACK. Dialogues, speaking activities and case studies. Analysis of tourism service complaints, questionnaire design and feedback. Language and grammar practice.
Assessment Criteria 2014-15 English Tourism
In order to pass the course, students have two options:
• Continuous Assessment
• Final Exam
In order to qualify for continuous assessment, students must attend at least 80% of the classes.
In the event that a student does not complete an assignment on the date set, it will be marked as No presentada and given a point value of zero.
Here is the breakdown of the weight each of the evaluated language skills has in the passing of the course:
•Course work: 50 points:
o Writing 12.5 points: 2 in-class writings
o Speaking 12.5 points: 2 in-class oral presentations
o Mid-term test 25 points: 2 readings (12.5 points) + 2 listenings (12.5 points)
Final exam: 50 points:
o Writing 12.5 points
o Speaking 12.5 points
o Listening 12.5 points
o Reading 12.5 points
To pass, a student must achieve a minimum of 60 points of the 100 possible and must also achieve a minimum of 10 out of the total 25 points possible for each skill.
The final mark will be given by the sum of the results in all the language skills evaluated in the final exam.
Here is the breakdown of the points:
• Final exam: 100 points:
o Writing 25 points
o Speaking 25 points
o Listening 25 points
o Reading 25 points
To pass, a student must achieve a minimum of 60 points of the 100 possible and achieve a minimum of 10 out of the total 25 points possible for each skill.
Students who achieve fewer than 60 points (whether by continuous assessment or final exam) will fail the course.
REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE NO 2ND EXAMINATION SESSIONS (NO HI HA 2A CONVOCATORIA)
Criteris específics de la nota «No Presentat»:
Students who have done neither Continuous Evaluation nor the Final exam will be "No presentat".
El alumne necessita el nivell d'anglès suficient (B1) per començar a cursar aquesta assignatura.
Si aprova l'assignatura, 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 són participatives i pràctiques.
The students needs to have a (B1) level to follow the course. If the student passes the level, he or she will have the level to begin a B2.2 level course.
It is very important to come to class regularly as the classes are participative.