The course is included in these curricula and study modules
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The course aims to develop professional communication skills related to the tourism industry, both written and spoken.
- demonstrate lexical and grammatical competence in written and spoken professional contexts.
- demonstrate the ability to write effective key professional documents, including letters, work applications & CVs, business reports.
- prepare and deliver a presentation of professional interest using PowerPoint.
- participate in routine customer service interactions in English.
- have enhanced the ability to participate in social communication in the professional setting common to routine interactions.
tourism industry terminology, routine correspondence, work applications & CVs, customer service, presentations, business report writing.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Upper secondary school education or similar
Previous course names
Attendance to all classes is compulsory. All graded assignments are subject to deadlines.
Assessment is based on participation, completed course work and graded assignments.
Recommended or required reading
English for International Tourism, Miriam Jacob & Peter Stuart (Longman)
Material distributed by the lecturer
- Lectures - 60 hours
- Small-group work - 20 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
- Individual studies - 20 hours
- Total workload of the course: 120 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 120 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Demonstrations and proficiency exams
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2013-01-15
- Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
- Date will be announced later - Reports and productions