Checking date: 01/06/2019

Course: 2019/2020

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

Coordinating teacher: LOPEZ SIXTO, MARIA JESUS

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 level A2.1 of the German language (common European framework of reference To reach the B1 level
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 the methodology of work , in the different disciplines of study in the field of tourism 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
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
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
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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