English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
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Tourist information offices are centres that provide information about tourist activities in their region. This course will discuss why tourist office employees' role in providing the most accurate information possible to tourists often requires them to be fluent in English. You will then learn how to use the present simple tense to refer to an action or event that takes place habitually or is semi-permanent. This skill with be very helpful when discussing itineraries with tourists.
Guided tours are generally divided into two categories: city tours and extended tours. City tours take place solely within a city and are one to six hours in length, while extended tours explore cities as well as the surrounding region and can be anywhere from one day to a few days. This course will teach you how to give specific directions and subtle directions when conducting tours. You will also study the superlative form of an English adjective and learn how to form passive sentences in English.
Guiding tours can be fun and engaging especially if you can communicate in English properly. Upon completion of this course, you will have learned how to deliver tour commentaries and give directions using different forms of English grammar. You will also have learned how to form the superlative of adjectives, speak in the passive voice, use the predictive future tense, and ask indirect questions in English. So, check out the course today and start enhancing your English skills in no time at all!
Module 1: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
Tourist Information Offices
Module 2: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours Assessment
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; - and use the passive voice effectually in a guided tour commentary.
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English is the official language of 53 countries around the world, and an estimated 1.5 billion people speak the language. Learning this one language will let you communicate with 1 in 5 people across the globe. This free online English for Tourism course teaches English for tour guides. With this course you will be able to express yourself more confidently during guided tours and other tourist information-related activities.
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