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Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies

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Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies
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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • International tourism is a vital part of the economy of many countries and with its continued growth the tourist industry will provide many employment opportunities for individuals with the appropriate skills and qualifications. This course allows you combine the study of many aspects of international tourism and tourism-focused English language skills. The course describes the formation of the tourist industry as well as outlining its sectors and employment opportunities. It then explains the needs of both business and pleasure travelers and the ways that tourism businesses/destinations can market themselves effectively. The final section explains how the tourist industry packages and sells tourism products through retail and online channels. English is the main language of international communication and is essential for people working in the tourist industry. This course introduces the English vocabulary necessary for working at a hotel reception or front desk. It explains how to communicate with potential customers during enquiries as well as how to reserve rooms for hotel guests. It then describes the steps involved in check-in and check-out and how to resolve customer complaints with helpful and non-offensive phrases. This course details the English necessary for working in restaurants in tourist areas or hotels. It explains how to take customer orders and provides key English expressions for every stage of restaurant service. 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. This free online course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to develop a career path in the tourist industry and who would like a qualification that combines study of international tourism with the practical application of tourism-focused English language skills.

  • Having completed this course the learner will be able to:
    - Describe how historic travel patterns led to the formation of the modern tourist industry;
    - Outline the sectors of the tourist industry and the employment and career opportunities it offers;
    - List the main priorities of business and pleasure travelers and the ways in which travel destinations can appeal to both groups;
    - Explain how travel destinations and tourism businesses can effectively market and promote themselves;
    - Describe the role of tour wholesalers, travel agencies and online travel services in packaging and selling tourism products;
    - Effectively provide potential hotel guests with information during enquiries;
    - Make a hotel reservation for guests utilising the correct English vocabulary and terminology;
    - Check guests in and out of hotels in the correct sequence;
    - Resolve customer complaints with helpful and non-offensive English language phrases;
    - Answer restaurant customer questions using the definite article and the indefinite article;
    - Recommend and compare restaurant dishes using adjectives and comparative adjectives;
    - Understand the correct expressions to utilise during the three stages of restaurant service;
    - 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 16 )
  • DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM WITH ENGLISH LAN...
  • Course Navigation Instructions
  • SECTION ONE - THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM AS AN IND...
  • Module 1: History of Tourism
    • History of Tourism - Learning Outcomes
    • Ancient and Medieval Travel
    • Renaissance and Modern Travel
    • History of American Travel
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Modern Tourism
    • Modern Tourism - Learning Outcomes
    • Modes of Transport
    • Types of Accommodation
    • Travel Considerations
    • Lesson Summary
  • SECTION TWO - TOURISM SECTORS AND CAREER DEVELOPME...
  • Module 3: Tourism Industry - Career Development
    • Career Development - Learning Outcomes
    • Defining Tourism
    • Careers in Tourism 1
    • Careers in Tourism 2
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 4: Tourism Industry - Sectors
    • Tourism Sectors - Learning Outcomes
    • Tourist Attractions
    • Amenities
    • Transportation Network
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 5: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - First Assessment
    • Diploma in International Tourism and English Language Studies - First Assessment
  • SECTION THREE - TRAVEL PATTERNS AND DESTINATIONS
  • Module 6: Travel Patterns
    • Travel Patterns - Learning Outcomes
    • The Reasons People Travel
    • Pleasure Travellers
    • Business Travellers
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 7: Tourism Destinations
    • Tourism Destinations - Learning Outcomes
    • Sun Resorts
    • Winter Resorts
    • Rural and Urban Resorts
    • Lesson Summary
  • SECTION FOUR - TOURISM MARKETING AND PROMOTION
  • Module 8: The Fundamentals of Tourism Promotion
    • Tourism Promotion - Learning Outcomes
    • Challenges of Promoting Tourism
    • Identifying Target Audience
    • Selecting the Advertising Methods
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 9: Tourism - Generating Sales
    • Generating Sales - Learning Outcomes
    • Determining Objectives
    • The Customer Buying Process - 1
    • The Customer Buying Process - 2
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 10: Tourism - Retail Travel Sales
    • Retail Travel Sales - Learning Outcomes
    • Tour Wholesalers
    • Retail Travel Agencies
    • Online Travel Retail
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 11: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Second Assessment
    • Diploma in Tourism and English Language Studies - Second Assessment
  • SECTION FIVE - ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR TOURISM...
  • Module 12: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
    • Tourist Information and Guided Tours - Learning Outcomes
    • Tourist Information Offices
    • Tour Itineraries
    • Tour Booking
    • Tour Commentaries
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 13: English for Restaurant Service
    • English for Restaurant Service - Learning Outcomes
    • Taking Customer Orders
    • Describing Dishes
    • Key Expressions
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 14: English for Tourism: Hotel Reception and Front Desk
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Enquiries
    • Reservations
    • Check-in and Check-out
    • Complaints
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 15: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Third Assessment
    • Diploma in International Toursim and English Language Studies - Third Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 16: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Final Assessment
    • Diploma in International Tourism and English Language Studies - Final Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 2: Modern Tourism
Learn more about the modern tourism industry.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: Tourism Industry - Career Development
Learn more about career development within the tourism industry.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 4: Tourism Industry - Sectors
Learn more about the sectors in the tourism industry.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 6: Travel Patterns
Learn more about the travel patterns of the international tourist.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 7: Tourism Destinations
Learn more about tourism destinations and the key factors for their success.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 10: Tourism - Retail Travel Sales
Learn more about generating sales.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 11: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 12: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
Learn more about English for tourist inforamtion and guided tours.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 13: English for Restaurant Service
Learn more about English for restaurant service.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 14: English for Tourism: Hotel Reception and Front Desk
Learn more about English language skills for hotel reception and front desk work.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 15: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Third Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 16: Diploma in International Tourism with English Language Studies - Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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