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English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours


English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours

English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours

Learn more about English for tourism in the area of tour services.


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Course Description

English is the main language of international communication and is essential for people working in the tourism industry. This free online course introduces the key vocabulary and skills needed to speak English with tourists.
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This course details the English necessary for working in tourist information offices including how to provide directions, understand guidebooks and write press releases. The English needed for conducting guided tours is also defined. These sections detail how to explain a tour itinerary, how to politely book a tour for a customer and how to conduct a tour commentary in English. This free online course will be of great interest to non-English speakers who would like a career in the tourism industry, and who now wish to learn English with a focus on the travel and tourism industry.
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to: - Understand the role of tourist information offices and their staff; - Explain guided tour itineraries using the present simple and predictive future tenses; - Politely take a guided tour booking from customers using indirect questions; - Provide specific and subtle directions in a guided tour commentary; - Utilise adjectives and superlatives effectively in a guided tour commentary; - Use the passive voice effectually in a guided tour commentary;


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Module Title
Module 1: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
Module 2: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours Assessment

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Course Title English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
Course # 607
Course Publisher Connexions
Course Category 92
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Course Description  English is the main language of international communication and is essential for people working in the tourism industry. This free online course introduces the key vocabulary and skills needed to speak English with tourists. This course details the English necessary for working in tourist information offices including how to provide directions, understand guidebooks and write press releases. The English needed for conducting guided tours is also defined. These sections detail how to explain a tour itinerary, how to politely book a tour for a customer and how to conduct a tour commentary in English. This free online course will be of great interest to non-English speakers who would like a career in the tourism industry, and who now wish to learn English with a focus on the travel and tourism industry.
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Release Date 16 August 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Yusuf Purba Indonesia There are some questions that a bit difficult to understand, but I passed it anyway and got score 95%. My highest appreciation to ALISON that has been willingly providing the course free of charge. Best Regards. 2014-11-09 07:11:02
  • Ivan David Sanchez Jose Spain It's a really nice course. I've enjoyed a lot. Thank you. 2014-09-13 10:09:24
  • Sarhang Omer Iraq the course was very good 2014-07-28 18:07:44
  • Mohammed amine el mestaoui Morocco thank youuuu 2014-07-15 03:07:55
  • Kofi Evame Amuaku Togo It's important to know a little about English for tourism because nowadays, this language is very important for travelling all over the world! 2014-06-24 08:06:35
  • Brian Farrell United Kingdom again another informative course 2014-05-14 15:05:18
  • josiefel zamora Philippines I enjoyed the course, and I learned a lot. This truly helps anyone who wish to gain additional insight in their field of specialization. 2014-04-29 07:04:19
  • Geddes Khan Trinidad and Tobago an excellent introductory course 2014-04-26 09:04:10
  • Zewdie Bekele Ethiopia It is very relevant for experts engaged in tourist industry 2014-04-10 16:04:19
  • Tewodros Kassa Ethiopia Course Module: Module 1: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours Course Topic: Tour Booking Comment: it is great 2013-09-10 09:09:54
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