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Course description
  ENGLISH FOR TOURISM I

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

This subject offers students an English level of linguistic competence B1.1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in oral and written communication within the field of tourism.

The subject is related to the different levels of English included in the Degree in Tourism (English I, II and III) and to the subject "Culture and institutions in English- speaking countries", given in the Degree in English Studies.

 

 

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA1 : Understand and express oneself in a foreign language in one's discipline.
  • CGUA2 : Be able to use basic ICT tools at user level.
  • CGUA4 : Be able to commit oneself ethically with sustainability, fundamental rights, equality of men and women, the principles of equal opportunity and universal accessibility for the disabled, as well as the values of a peaceful, democratic culture.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Understand the principles of tourism: its spatial, social, cultural, legal, political, labour and economic dimension.
  • CE13 : Master communication techniques.
  • CE15 : Work with English as a foreign language.
  • CE16 : Communicate orally and in writing in a second foreign language.
  • CE24 : Analyse and use information and communication technologies (ICT) in the different fields of the tourist sector.
  • CE29 : Work in different sociocultural contexts.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19

To know the most relevant information and communication technologies in the field of tourism.

To prepare quality audiovisual materials in the English language.

 

 

General

Code: 23514
Lecturer responsible:
CONGOST MAESTRE, NEREIDA
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,00
Practical credits: 2,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Area: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Theoretical credits: 0
    Practical credits: 2,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught