English - language and culture
- A.A. 2019/2020
- CFU 9
- Ore 54
- Classe di laurea LM-49
B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The course aims to provide students with specific tourism-related vocabulary as well as the ability to develop the four essential language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) to communicate within the context of International Tourism.
Through role plays, exercises and case studies, students will use English to work internationally in the world of tourism and, more specifically, tourism destination management.
present and past tenses; multi-word and modal verbs; articles; if clauses; verbs with gerund or infinitive; the passive; have/get something done; question forms; and past perfect.
2. TOURISM-RELATED CONTENTS:
- The invention of tourism: development and future
- The tourism sectors: tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, shipping lines
- The hospitality industry: hotels, B&Bs, holiday farms
- How to organize a journey and develop a destination: package tours, group travels, flights, brochures
- Bookings and customer service
- Job prospects in the tourism sector, CV, job interview
- Business travel
- 1. (A) Peter Strutt , Iwona Dubicka , Margaret O'Keeffe English for International Tourism: New Edition, Intermediate Level. Coursebook Pearson, Harlow , 2013
- 2. (A) Murphy R English Grammar in Use Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012
- 3. (C) Page S Tourism Management Routledge, London, 2007
- 4. (C) Inkson C, Minnaert Tourism Management: An Introduction SAGE Publications Ltd, London , 2012
- 5. (C) Hewings M Advanced Grammar in Use Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
Articles, multimedia material, and Power Point presentations
- Task-based learning with student participation
- Role plays
- Pair/group works
- Case studies
- Audio-video material
- Interactive activities online and/or on CD-ROM