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CODE 65240
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
SECTIONING Questo insegnamento è diviso nelle seguenti frazioni:
  • A
  • B
  • PREREQUISITES
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    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The purpose of this course is to provide students with the linguistic skills necessary to express themselves in the world of Tourism and Business. The instructor will give the theoretical backround the students need to grasp the underpinnings of the work. This will be linked to a series of practical exercises to hone these skills. 

     

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    By the end of the course, students will:

    • have a command of the specific ways in which the Laguage of Tourisn and the Language of Business differ from standard English
    • be able to interpret and create texts using the Language of Tourism and the Language of Business
    • be able to usee correct grammar and vocabulary at the B2+ level.

    PREREQUISITES

    Students who take this course must have already passed the exam for the Lingua Inglese I course.

    TEACHING METHODS

    This course offers students the opportunity to do some in-depth study of the special qualities of the English language in the fields of Tourism and Business. This is through large-group work in class, small group work inside and outside class and indivuìidual study at home.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course requires students to carry out an in-depth study of the specificities of the Language of Tourism and the Language of Business in English

    For Tourism, we use materials curated by the professor and for Business, we use Business Partner B2+ textbook.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Business Partner B2+ textbook by Pearson

    Curated course materials published on Aulaweb

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    The first week of Second Semester, 2025

    Class schedule

    The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The final exam will consist of two parts: Tourism and Business. The part on tourism will be to write a brochure for a vacation that I choose or to write a response to a tourist's complaint.  The part on Business will be based on the Use of English highlighted in the units covered in Business Partner B2+

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Students will be evaluated on two criteria:

    1) their ability to write using the strategies for the Language of Tourism and the Language of Business discussed in class, contained in the textbook and outlined on Aulaweb

    2) Their ability to express themselves at a B2+ level of English.

    The final mark will be based (50%/50%) on the two tasks of the exam:  one on Tourism and one on Business.