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Spanish in International Tourism Management

Module name (EN): Spanish in International Tourism Management
Degree programme: International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-W-17
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam + composition with presentation (60 minutes, weighting 1:1, can be repeated annually)

[updated 17.09.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BITM-W-17 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, optional course
BITM-W-17 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, optional course
BITM-W-17 International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BITM-471 Spanish 4

[updated 01.10.2017]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 26.06.2017]
Learning outcomes:
Students will have mastered the four basic language skills.
They will be able to hold longer, well-founded presentations in the foreign language
Students will be able to take part in complex, multi-layer discussions.
They will be able to use a functional vocabulary for discussions.
They will be able to independently maintain and expand their own foreign language vocabulary.
Students will be capable of solving tourism-specific problems in the foreign language.
They will be able to solve interculturally-relevant, problematic situations.

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Module content:
Exercises for extemporizing in a foreign language with regard to differences in register.
Register-specific writing exercises
Role playing and simulations
The use of technical grammar
Mutual exchange regarding intercultural experiences and the students´ knowledge about different regions

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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
Individually tailored vocabulary and grammar exercises for the target audience
Internet resources

[updated 17.09.2018]
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