Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7822/2020 - 07/08/2020
4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 28,0 TP + 14,0 OT , Cód. 820720.
- Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol
Intermediate or advanced level of English.
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.
- Early Beginnings of tourism;
- Careers in Tourism;
- Tourism types and tourism attractions (Space tourism, ecoTourism and MICE tourism, ...)
- The importance of good manners in the workplace;
- Different English varieties;
- Tourism agents (Travel Agents and Tour Operators);
- upper-intermediate grammar structures;
- Dictionary work;
- Compound adjectives;
- Vocabulary building.
Continuous Assessment guidelines:
SPEAKING AND READING: 25%
CLASS PRESENTATION: 30%
WRITTEN TEST: 45%
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.
- MEDLIK, S. (2002). Dictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-145). Londres: Butterworth Heinemann
- 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
Lectures and tutorials, simulation and role-playing.
Software used in class