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French I

Module name (EN): French I
Degree programme: International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-161
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2VU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2,5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + written composition with presentation (50%)

[updated 17.09.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BITM-161 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, optional course
BITM-161 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 1, mandatory course
BITM-161 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BITM-261 French II

[updated 01.10.2017]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 26.06.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will: have strengthened and developed the four essential language skills in general language.
They will have acquired basic technical English knowledge from the fields of economics and tourism.
Students will have basic knowledge about the target language countries.
They will be able to use foreign language presentation techniques.
Students will have increased their awareness with regard to intercultural content and experiences.
Increased awareness with regard to the reality of students´ lives, studies and future careers.

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Module content:
Exercises for listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing skills (technical language-oriented text reception and production)
Specific issues in tourism will be addressed based on other courses offered during the semester
Professionally relevant role playing and simulations
Creation of subject-related, specialized presentations
Review of basic school grammar
Improvement and development of standard vocabulary
Development of general and technical vocabulary

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Teaching methods/Media:
Use of a multimedia computer language laboratory
Use of a wide range of multimedia: television and video, radio, press, computer-based interactivity
Partner work, group work and role playing
_Presentations and short talks by students
Presentations by the lecturer
Internet research
The goal is to enable authentic foreign language communication within the teaching environment.

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Recommended or required reading:
Target group-oriented teaching materials compiled by the lecturer
Articles from renowned newspapers and magazines from the target language countries
Texts for listening comprehension (audio/video)
Individually tailored vocabulary and grammar exercises for the target audience
Internet resources

[updated 17.09.2018]
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