Checking date: 16/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Foreign language applied to tourism I
Bachelor in Tourism (Plan: 381 - Estudio: 209)

Coordinating teacher: GARCES GOMEZ, MARIA PILAR

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

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Have exceeded the A2 level of the European language teaching framework.
This section presents the competences associated with the subject: CB1: That students have demonstrated possession and understanding of knowledge in an area of study that starts from the basis of general secondary education, and is usually at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that involve knowledge from the forefront of their field of study. CE20: Knowing different foreign languages at the appropriate level to enable the understanding, expression and application of specific terminology related to tourism in their professional activity. The learning outcomes are the following: RA1:To have acquired advanced knowledge and demonstrated an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects and working methodology in the different disciplines of study in the field of tourism with a depth that reaches the cutting edge of knowledge. RA4: To be able to deal with complex situations or situations that require the development of new solutions in the academic, work or professional environment within their field of study; RA5: Knowing how to communicate knowledge, methodologies, ideas, problems and solutions in their field of study to all types of audiences (specialised or not) in a clear and precise manner. Transversal competences - Respect for gender equality and the principle of equal treatment and non-discrimination. - Respect for the principles of universal accessibility and design for all people. - Respect for human rights and fundamental rights. - Treatment of sustainability and climat change.
Skills and learning outcomes
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

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
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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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.