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Course description

Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2022-23

The main objective of this subject is the acquisition of the B2 level in the CEFR in both oral and written communication in tourism contexts, especially the main emphasis is on productive skills.

In this 3rd semester of English, a major relevance is given to B2B communication. Therefore, the subject introduces a variety of business genres typical of the tourist sector, for instance: reports, business letters, contracts, insurances, terms & conditions, business discussions and meetings, presentations, job interviews, etc.



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 2022-23

To acquire the B2 level of linguistic competence (CEFR).




Code: 23533
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 0,00
Practical credits: 2,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    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