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Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
English 4
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-451
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.
P420-0181, P420-0182
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.
2VU (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: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + written composition with presentation (50%)

[updated 17.09.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BITM-451 (P420-0181, P420-0182) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , optional course
BITM-451 (P420-0181, P420-0182) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 4, mandatory course
BITM-451 (P420-0181, P420-0182) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, 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 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):

[updated 01.10.2017]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BITM-W-15 English in International Tourism Management

[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 acquired relevant techniques for speaking.
They will be able to speak spontaneously and make well-founded statements.
Students will be able to take part in complex discussions.
They will have acquired a vocabulary for carrying out discussions.
Students will have mastered the general and technical vocabulary from the previous modules.
They will be able to discuss the special intercultural characteristics of target language countries.
This module will be oriented towards the students´ future careers.

[updated 17.09.2018]
Module content:
Exercises for extemporizing in a foreign language
Practicing impromptu speeches
Practicing small-talk situations
Mastery of tourism-related verbal situations
Professionally relevant role playing and simulations; case studies
Selected phenomena in technical grammar
Synopsis of the general and technical vocabulary from the previous modules

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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.

[updated 17.09.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
Target group-oriented teaching materials compiled by the lecturer
Articles from renowned newspapers and magazines from the target language countries
Individually tailored vocabulary and grammar exercises for the target audience
Internet resources

[updated 17.09.2018]
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