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.

The teacher reserves the right to give a bonus to all the students with an outstanding performance in class.

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