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English 5

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
English 5
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: DFITM-504
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + tests on lectures (25%)

[updated 04.09.2023]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

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
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 09.08.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will: be able to perform at level B1+ of the Common European Framework of Reference, largely due to an English learning environment:
- have acquired basic knowledge on teaching the foreign language in a largely subject-related approach,
- be able to understand relevant intermediate-level, tourism-oriented texts - including those in the Anglo-American press - in detail,
- be able to understand intermediate, technically relevant, orally presented texts pertaining to different topics,
- be able to use relevant tourism management terminology in English in a largely adequate manner,
and reflect on moderately difficult newspaper and magazine articles from the Anglo-American press, also interculturally, and draw their conclusions independently,
- be able to reflect on and independently draw conclusions from moderately difficult, technically relevant, orally presented texts - also interculturally,
- have developed and improved their discussion skills through the targeted support offered in the course,
- be able to represent their own opinions and points of view and to adequately take part in discussions using appropriate language,
- be able to use English in oral and written forms of expression in an authentic manner,
- be able to recognize and reflect on specific cultural differences and peculiarities of tourism between English-speaking countries,
- have developed a high degree of intercultural competence in dealing with Anglo-American issues and situations,

[updated 04.09.2023]
Module content:
- have developed an advanced tourism-related vocabulary,
- Highly advanced functional grammar and its use in tourism management texts
- Systematic reading of relevant texts from the resp. field
- (Inter)culturally relevant subjects from the resp. field that pertain 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
- Further development of writing skills from a technical language perspective

[updated 04.09.2023]
Teaching methods/Media:
- Group discussions
- Partner work
- Group work phases where students tackle specific tasks
- Interactive, multimedia language lab
- Short presentations by the students

[updated 25.11.2020]
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
- Didactic video and audio material

[updated 04.09.2023]
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