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English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours

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English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • 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.

  • 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;

  • 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( 2 )
  • ENGLISH FOR TOURISM - TOURIST INFORMATION AND GUI...
  • Module 1: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
    • Course Navigation
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Tourist Information Offices
    • Tour Itineraries
    • Tour Booking
    • Tour Commentaries
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 2: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours Assessment
    • Tourist Information and Guided Tours Assessment
Topics List ( 7 )
Module 1: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours
Learn more about using English when working in areas such as tourist information or guided tours.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 2: English for Tourism - Tourist Information and Guided Tours Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours

  • Publisher

    Connexions

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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