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Award in Intensive English for Tourism and Hospitality Course as a Foreign Language

Course Overview

Upon request

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Upon request

Upon request

Description

This course will consist of lectures and practice sessions to develop the students understanding and dealing with situations related to Tourism and Hospitality through activities, discussions and role plays in English. Areas tackled will include situations related to tourism business and hospitality such as airlines, travel agencies and hotel accommodations.

Levels

This Award is available at three levels:

  • Level 2 / B1 Intermediate
  • Level 3 / B2 Upper Intermediate
  • Level 4 / C1 Advanced

Fees

For more information about the fees of this award kindly contact the recruitment team on enquirires@gcmalta.com or call on 35621801252.

 

Course Level 2 Award in Intensive English Course for Tourism & Hospitality as a Foreign Language
ECTS 6
MQF Level 2/B1
Overall course objectives
  • The aim of this course is to raise students’ interest and understanding in tourism and hospitality in English. Students will boost their confidence in listening and speaking with rich practice using typical daily situations that tourists face.
  • Learners are introduced to English grammar and vocabulary through the four core competencies in speaking, listening, writing and reading which are conceptualised within a thematic interactive approach framework at Level 2.
  • The course is designed to prepare hospitality students preparing for employment and internship in hotels/airliners/cruise liners. Each unit covers a particular area of a hotel/airliner/cruise liner’s daily business, e.g. checking in and checking out, talking about rooms and equipment, services such as food and drink, discussing activities, giving advice, dealing with complaints etc. The course will help students better prepare them for their work experience and internship/placement.
  • To help develop a fluent but accurate level and knowledge of spoken and written English in relation to tourism and hospitality.
  • Enhance confidence in students skills when they need to discuss, analyse, ask and answer, criticise every day topics in English related to tourism.
  • Improve participants competence in English grammar and vocabulary tasks more effectively and accurately.
  • Job placementships or internships or onsight training in a real working environment will be ocassionally given during the course and also at the end of the course in order for the students to be able to observe and get a real sense of the myriad scenarios which they will doubtlessly will be engaged in during their employment.
  • While the course itself is aimed to focus on preparing students to be better able to communicate and participate more effectively and accurately in the working environment of Tourism; speaking, reading, listening and writing skills need to be dealt with. This is done through various activities that will involve all participants of the course through pairwork and groupwork, roles plays and also imaginary and onsight practice of the language being taught. Additionally, the course is also aimed to help students to be better able to, at Level 2:
  • Write messages or notes related to basic needs such as filling out medical and job application forms.
  • Read and interpret some comprehensive authentic materials on familiar subjects.
  • Understand the way English language is used varies according to context in beginners level.
  • Appreciate that their language proficiency has an impact on their living and working environment.
  • Demonstrate confidence in their abilities to communicate effectively in a variety of formal and informal contexts.
  • Respond appropriately to oral interactions by using phrases and sentences in a range of situations.
  • Participate in group discussions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make an effective presentation in front of an audience.
  • Develop strategies for organising ideas and structuring essays with the help of pictures.

 

Course Level 3 Award in Intensive English Course for Tourism & Hospitality as a Foreign Language
ECTS 6
MQF Level 3/B2
Overall course objectives
  • The aim of this course is to raise students interest and understanding in tourism & hospitality in English. Students will boost their confidence in listening and speaking with rich practice using typical daily situations that tourists are faced with.
  • The course is designed to prepare hospitality students preparing for employment and internship in hotels/airliners/cruise liners. Each unit covers a particular area of a hotel/airliner/cruise liner’s daily business, e.g. checking in and checking out, talking about rooms and equipment, services such as food and drink, discussing activities, giving advice, dealing with complaints etc. The course will help students better prepare for their work experience and internship/placement.
  • To help develop a fluent but accurate level and knowledge of spoken and written English in relation to tourism and hospitality.
  • Enhance confidence in students’ skills when they need to discuss, analyse, ask and answer, criticise every day topics in English related to tourism.
  • While the course itself is aimed to focus on preparing students to be better able to communicate and participate more effectively and accurately in the working environment of Tourism; speaking, reading, listening and writing skills need to be dealt with. This is done through various activities that will involve all participants of the course through pairwork and groupwork, roles plays and also imaginary and onsight practice of the language being taught. At the end of the course, students are expected to be confident in the following at this level:
  • Write important emails and documents.
  • Read and interpret some comprehensive authentic materials on familiar subjects.
  • Understand the way English language is used varies according to context in beginners level.
  • Understand vocabulary use in the tourism and hospitality industries.
  • Value that their language proficiency has an impact on their living and working environment.
  • Demonstrate full confidence in their ability to communicate effectively in a variety of formal and informal contexts.
  • Respond appropriately to oral interactions by using phrases and sentences in a range of situations.
  • Examine the procedure for constructing a line graph / bar graph from a given set of data.
  • Interpret information from line graphs / bar graphs presented in exercises.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make an effective presentation in front of an audience.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the time needed to plan, research and write an essay.
  • Apply the principles of effective essay development.
  • Improve participants competence in English grammar and vocabulary tasks more effectively and accurately.
  • Equip students with sufficient knowledge to cope in a situation where the person in question does not have the necessary skills to communicate clearly in English.

 

Course Level 4 Award in Intensive English Course for Tourism & Hospitality as a Foreign Language
ECTS 6
MQF Level 4/C1
Overall course objectives
  • The aim of this course is to raise students interest and understanding in tourism and hospitality in English. Students will boost their confidence in listening and speaking with rich practice using typical daily situations that tourists face. After successful completion of this level, students will have a good grasp of academic English. Learners will be focusing on foundation building in vocabulary use in the tourism and hospitality industries.
  • With strong integration of critical analysis, students will be able to develop strategies to achieve higher learning. It serves as a preparatory course designed to prepare non-English speakers for a successful entry into the certificate and diploma program
  • The course is designed to prepare hospitality students preparing for employment and internship in hotels/airliners/cruise liners. Each unit covers a particular area of a hotel/airliner/cruise liner’s daily business, e.g. checking in and checking out, talking about rooms and equipment, services such as food and drink, discussing activities, giving advice, dealing with complaints and deal with emergency situations etc. The course will help students better prepare for their work experience and internship/placement.
  • To help develop a fluent but accurate level and knowledge of spoken and written English in relation to tourism and hospitality.
  • Enhance confidence in students skills when they need to discuss, analyse, ask and answer, criticise every day topics in English related to tourism.
  • To develop graduates with the necessary skills, knowledge to be immediately effective within the hospitality and tourism industry;
  • To enable students to make managerial level decision making and problem solving in achieving good customer service.
  • To develop in students a critical appreciation of the roles of managers within the hospitality and tourism industry.
  • To develop problem-solving skills, improve their ability to communicate and operate effectively as individuals within the hospitality and tourism organisation and as part of a team.
  • Improve participants competence in English grammar and vocabulary tasks more effectively and accurately.

 

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