French I

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

Lecturer
- Manuela Sofia da Conceição Silva

Prerequisites
French skills: intermediate level A2+/B1

Objectives
On completion of the course the students should be familiar with the French culture and civilisation as well as its touristic context. They should also have fluency in written and spoken French in a professional context.

Program
1. Introduction to tourism. French geographic resources, French tourism policies, tourism-related professions.
2. Tourism-related professions mainly hotels and restaurants (particularities, first contacts, welcoming, bookings, service provision, complaints)
3. Grammar (embedded in the subject contents taught)

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:
- Classroom and outside tasks (20%)
- Written test at the end of semester (80%)
Final examination (100%)

Bibliography
- --, -. Le Robert - Dictionnaire du français. --: Clé International
- --, -. Le Petit Robert 1 et 2. --: Clé International
- De Azevedo, D. Grande Dicionário Francês/Português e Português/Francês. --: Bertrand Editora
- De Carvalho, O. Gramática do Francês Fundamental. --: Porto Editora

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes:
-grammar contents and themes
- experimentation and simulation
- individual or group research

Software used in class