Germany, Freiburg

English for the Tourist Industry in August

when 6 December 2016
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 580

The main focus of this course is the acquisition of language skills which are utilized on a a daily basis in the tourism industry. In addition to other specialty areas the syllabus will include the areas of reception and restaurant, telephone information at a travel agency, gastronomy specific vocabulary as well as presenting your own business at tourism conventions. Methods employed will include readings, exercises with audio texts and other educational aids that focus on various conversational situations. The morning course can be complemented by daily practice at the modern language laboratory and by attending seminars and lectures in the afternoons. Day trips to the Black Forest and the Alsace Region of France are offered in addition to a varied program in and around Freiburg, organized by our dedicated student tutors.

Course leader

All our English language teachers are highly qualified and experienced native speakers.

Target group

The main focus of this course is the acquisition and ensuing proficiency of the language skills which are utilized on a daily basis in the tourist industry. A language proficiency of B1 is required for participation in this course.
German language skills are not required.

Course aim

A Transcript of Records including your grade, your personal language level and your ECTS credit points will show your performances.

Credits info

Up to 7 ECTS credit points can be issued by daily practise at the modern Language Lab and by attending seminars in the afternoons.

Fee info

EUR 580: The course fee includes learning materials, access to the university PC pools and internet, as well as leisure activities.
EUR 300: Single rooms in student dormitories or in shared flats in Freiburg may be arranged upon request.


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