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English 5

Module name (EN): English 5
Degree programme: International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: DFBTO503
SAP-Submodule-No.: P620-0549
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + tests (25%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
DFBTO503 (P620-0549) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 5, mandatory course
DFITM-504 (P620-0539) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 5, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 13.03.2017]
Learning outcomes:
- The lecturer will try to provide an (almost) exclusively English learning atmosphere
- The foreign language will be taught with a predominantly subject-related approach.
- After successfully completing this course, students will be able to understand intermediate newspaper and magazine articles from the English and American press.
- Students will be able to understand intermediate, technically relevant, orally presented texts pertaining to different topics.
- They will have improved their ability to take part in discussions.

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Module content:
- Development of an advanced tourism-related vocabulary
- Advanced functional grammar and its use in tourism management texts
- Systematic reading of relevant text from the field of tourism management
- (Inter)culturally relevant subjects from the field of tourism management that pertain especially to countries where the target language is spoken
- Authentic newspaper and magazine articles with technical and/or (inter)cultural orientation
- Regional content, including topics from daily politics to increase students´ awareness of the way people think in the target countries
- Further development of writing skills from a technical language perspective

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Teaching methods/Media:
- Group discussions
- Partner work
- Group work phases where students tackle specific tasks
- Interactive, multimedia language lab
- Short presentations by the students

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Recommended or required reading:
- Teaching materials: texts and exercises compiled by the lecturer
- PowerPoint presentations by the lecturer or equivalent visualization forms
- Newspaper and magazine articles with scientific and/or (inter)cultural orientation
- Internet resources
- Video and audio material

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