English I

Tourism and Culture Management
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 TP

Lecturer
- Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Prerequisites
Intermediate knowledge of the English language.

Objectives
At the end of the course, the students are expected to:
? use technical vocabulary and sentence structures of intermediate complexity;
? produce different types of text such as synopses, descriptions, e-mails and formal letters.

Program
1 ? New trends in Tourism;
2 ? Types of accommodation;
3 ? Tourist information;
4 ? Motoring and giving directions:
5 ? Intermediate grammar structures.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test at the end of the semester, minimum grade 9.5 out of 20.
Exam for those who failed or didn't attend the test.

Bibliography
- Wyatt, R. (2005). Check Your English Vocabulary for Leisure, Travel and Tourism. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-80). Londres: Bloomsbury Publishing
- MURPHY, R. (2006). English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: C.U.P.
- Hornby, A. (2005). Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Oxford: O.U.P.

Method of interaction
Practical and theoretical classes with a considerable component of written and oral exercises.

Software used in class