Checking date: 03/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Foreign language applied to tourism I
Study: Bachelor in Tourism (209)

Coordinating teacher: MAHILLO PARRAS, MARIA LUISA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Have exceeded the A2 level of the European language teaching framework.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
This section presents the competencies associated with the subject: CB1: That students have proven to possess and understand knowledge in a study area that is part of the basis of general secondary education, And it is usually found at a level that, while supported by advanced textbooks,It also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the forefront of its field of study. CE20: To know different foreign languages at the right level to permit comprehension,The expression and application of specific terminology related to tourism in its professional activity. The learning outcomes are as follows: RA1: Having acquired advanced knowledge and demonstrated an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects And of the methodology of work in the different disciplines of study in the tourist field With a depth that reaches the forefront of knowledge RA4: To be able to develop in complex situations or that require the development of new solutions Both in academia as well as at work or in the field of study; RA5: Know how to communicate to all types of audiences (specialized or not) in a clear and precise way, knowledge, methodologies, ideas, problems and solutions in the field of study;
Description of contents: programme
In this subject we study the grammar, the lexicon, the phonetics etc... for the acquisition and development of the linguistic competence of the same applied to tourism. MODULE 1: LES MÉTIERS DU TOURISME 1- Vous êtes Monsieur ...? Give information about yourself and present a tourism profesional 2- C'est fait pour moi? Talk about his qualities and tastes. Understand information. 3- Un enquête pro Discover the tourism professions and prepare a questionnaire 4- En recherche de stage Understand and write an internship request email GRAMMAR module I: -present of the indicative -the adjective qualifier -Modal verbs -The interrogation LEXICON module I: -The tourism sector -Tourism professions -The lexicon of professional Salón HISTORICAL POINT module I:-tourism in France in 8 dates MEET THE PROFESSIONALS: Philippe Peyridieux, student in tourism licence MODULE II: THE TOURIST OFFICE 1-BON SÉJOUR CHEZ NOUS ! Identify information materials and respond to inquiries. LEXICON MODULE II - Activities and recreation - Urban infrastructure - Location prepositions HISTORY POINT: La Rochelle: 10 centuries of history MEET THE PROFESSIONALS: Christophe Marchais, Director of the Tourist Office of La Rochelle MODULE III: L'AGENCE DE VOYAGES 1- BIENVENUE À L'AGENCE Getting to know the world and the trades of the travel agency 2- QUELLE EST VOTRE OFFRE Identify the details of an offer and the different tourist products 3- VOUS AVEZ LE CHOIX! Compare two offers, argue and create a tourist product 4-TOUT EST RÉGLÉ Recapitating and concluding a sale GRAMMAR MODULE III: -demonstrative pronouns -the relative pronouns that -comparative -the future GLOSSARY MODULE III -types of travel agencies -tourist products -the characteristics of an offe HISTORICAL POINT: Thomas Cooq or the invention of the organicated voyage MEET PROFESSIONALS: Delphine et Nathalie, Travel Advisors to the Agency STAC-voyages d'aurillac
Learning activities and methodology
Theory: Work language and communicative concepts through the exhibition of examples, exercises, schematics... Practice: Perform oral and written comprehension and expression tasks Work in Groups Individual student work: Listening to radio, searching for information, researching, writing,... Tutoring: Each student can apply for individual tutoring sessions to consult questions, prior notice. MATERIAL AND RESOURCES: -Text book: Le français in context. Maison des Langues (2014) -Audiovisual Material in the classroom -Grammars of the French language. -Specialized dictionaries on tourism.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • VV.AA. Le français en contexte. Maison des langues. DIFUSIÓN CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN Y PUBLICACIONES DE IDIOMAS. 2013
  • VV.AA. Dictionnaire bilingue Larousse Français-Espagnol, Espagnol-Français. LAROUSSE. 2009
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Additional Bibliography
  • VV.AA. Nouvelle grammaire du français : Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. HACHETTE. 2004
  • VV.AA. La conjugaison pour tous. Hatier, coll. Bescherelle.. 2006
  • VVAA. Lexi-tourisme espagnol-français. PARIS, CASTEILLA. 2007
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