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Gestão Turística e Cultural

English II

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 14880/2013 de 15/11/2013

6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 TP , Cód. 964117.

Lecturer
- Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol (1)

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona

Prerequisites
Upper-Intermediate or advanced level of English.

Objectives
On completion of the course students are expected to produce written and oral texts with a high degree of complexity, such as reports, brochures, and formal letters.

Likewise, their oral skills should be either upper-intermediate or proficient.

Program
- Early Beginnings of tourism;
- Careers in Tourism;
- Types of Tourism and of tourist attractions (Space Tourism, MICE Tourism, Eco Tourism)
- The importance of good manners in the workplace;
- The English language and its accents;
- Tourism agents (Travel Agents and Tour Operators);
- Upper-intermediate grammar structures;
- dictionary exercices;
- Vocabulary building.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous Assessment guidelines:

SPEAKING AND READING: 20%
CLASS PRESENTATION: 30%
WRITING + WRITTEN TEST: 50%

Students must obtain a minimum of 8 points in each of these rubrics for average purposes. An average of 9,5 is required to skip the final exam.

Exam for those who failed or didn't attend the test. The Exam is made up of a written part(40%) and an oral part (60%). In order to take the oral part, students are required to score, at least, 9,5 points in the written component.

Bibliography
- Dubicka, I. e O\'KEEFE, M. e Strutt, P. (2013). English for International Tourism Upper Intermediate. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-85). Londres: Pearson Longman
- Harding, K. (2009). Oxford English for Careers. Student's Book. Upper-Intermediate - Tourism. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Oxford: OUP
- MEDLIK, S. (2002). Dictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-145). Londres: Butterworth Heinemann

Teaching Method
Lectures and tutorials, simulation and role-playing.

Software used in class
Not applicable

 

 

 


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