Checking date: 16/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Foreign language applied to tourism II
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 level A2.1 of the German language (common European framework of reference To reach the B1 level
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Students will be able to fulfil tasks in varied sectors related to tourism thanks to the acquisition of knowledge and know-how to make communicative, linguistic and cultural and thanks to the realization of real strategies of learning. The strategy we choose is fully aligned with the contents of the European reference framework for the learning of languages and cultures: Work on defined tasks, formative evaluation, self-evaluation, openness to the plurality of languages and cultures. 1. TO WELCOME Vocabulary and exercises: To meet customers wishes when making a reservation; placing customers; recommend wine for lunch time.To describe wines as per their characteristics and recommend them depending on meals Grammar: Dative and accusative prepositions "Wechselpräpositionen"-review Adjective declension: with definite article, indefinite and without article, the attributive adjective and predicative 2. REQUESTS, COMPLAINTS AND SAY GOODBYE Vocabulary and exercises: To clarify and avoid misunderstandings; react to desires and complaints To explain what is included in the bill; to talk with clients that are on holidays (tourists) Grammar: Temporal preposition "vor, mit, nach" + dative - review "Konjunktiv II" of "können" and "werden" for questions and courtesy expressions Präteritum of "wollen" and "müssen" Temporal complements: adverbs and nouns. Subordinate clause with "dass" 3. INFORMATION ABOUT HOLIDAY LOCATION Vocabulary and excersises: To recommend tourist attractions, local recommendations; shows To describe the way; local transport information: provide accommodation Tourist information Emblematic places The city Means of transport Accommodations Grammar: Accusative and dative prepositions: review and additions Subordinate clause with "wenn" 4. TRAVEL INFORMATION Vocabulary and excersises: To provide trips; to inform about timetables and trip duration; to inform about individual or groupe travel To recommend suitable transport means. To book/make reservations In Tourism office One day trip Individual or travel group Communication Accommodation Grammar: Indirect-Interrogative sentences 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.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Cohen,U./Grandi,N.. Herzlich willkommen. Deutsch in Restaurant und Tourismus. A2 Aktuelle Ausgabe.Lehr- und Arbeitsbuch.. Ernst Klett Sprachen. 2017
Additional Bibliography
  • Barberis Italiano, P./Bruno Valperga, E.. Deutsch im Hotel. Korrespondenz.. Max Hueber Verlag. 2000
  • Barberis Italiano, P./Bruno Valperga, E./Weis,B.. Deutsch im Hotel. Gespräche führen.. Max Hueber Verlag. 2000
  • Grunwald, A.. Ja, gerne. Deutsch im Tourismus. A1. Kurs- und Übungsbuch. Deutsch als Fremdsprache.. Cornelsen. 2014
  • Reimann. Gramática esencial del alemán con ejercicios. Hueber Verlag. 2015
  • Schümann, A./Schurig, C./Werff, v. Frauke/Schaefer B.. Menschen im Beruf Tourismus. Deutsch als Fremdsprache.. Hueber Verlag. 2015
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