(ENGLISH LANGUAGE FOR TOURISM II)
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By the end of the course, students must have attained a proficiency level in English equal to the B1+ Level of the CEFR. They will be able to maintain interaction and get across what they want to in a range of tourism-related contexts; they will be able to provide information, express opinions, give advide and offer explanations on a number of tourism-related issues. They will be able to describe attractions, events and the culture of destinations. They will learn about the main verbal and non verbal strategies of Eglish spoken tourism discourse.
Students will be tested to verify that they have attained the level B1+ of the CEFR in Tourism English and that they are able to recognize and discuss the main features of spoken tourism discourse in English.
- Project work
- Final oral exam
- Final written exam
- Periodic Quizzes/multiple choice
The entry level required for the course is B1.
Delivery: remote learning via Microsoft TEAMS. Some activities will be global, other activities will be carried out in small groups organized in different virtual classrooms.
- attending lectures
- participation in discussions
- individual study
- group work
- ICT assisted study
- project work
- online activities
The course is made up of two parts: 48 hours with a lecturer (Prof. Gloria Cappelli) and 24 hours with an expert native language teacher (Prof. Cordelia Bacci). The activities of the two modules are integrated and must both be completed.
Students will learn the structures and vocabulary typical of English for Tourism.
Students will be introduced to the major features of some genres pertaining to spoken tourism discourse (guided tours, documentaries, docutours).
Oxford English for Careers, Tourism 2, Student’s Book, OUP (978-0-19-455103-8)
The textbook MUST be purchased. It must be NEW and not second-hand.
Murphy, R., English Grammar in Use, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate (9780521537629) - or equivalent reference grammar. Students can use a B1-B2 reference grammar they already own, if they don't want to purchase a new one.
Further material will be provided by the teacher.
The programme and the exam are the same for all students.
The final exam includes a written test and an oral test. The marks from the two exams are averaged to obtain the final mark. To take the oral exam, students must have passed the written test.