Teaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and Practice by Gloria BoschTeaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and Practice by Gloria Bosch

Teaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and Practice

byGloria Bosch

Paperback | June 19, 2013

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The aim of this book is to offer a broad picture of the current state of academic research on foreign language teaching for the tourism sector from different perspectives and cultural backgrounds. This multilingual volume includes sixteen essays written in four different languages – Spanish, German, French and English – of relevance for tourism. The articles offer different approaches and methods – most of them in applied linguistics – and constitute research studies as well as practical teaching proposals for different languages. The practical teaching proposals have been offered in training programmes for tourism studies at different European universities.
This volume will contribute to the foundation of a specific discipline which combines foreign language teaching and learning on the one hand and tourism on the other, its main trends and the skills it requires, and suggests fruitful directions for future research in this field.
Gloria Bosch is Senior Lecturer in German Studies at the University of the Balearic Islands. She holds a PhD from the University of Bielefeld (Germany) with a thesis on educational politics in the teaching of German in Spain. Her research fields include German culture from Weimar’s Republic to 1945, the tales of the Brothers Grimm and ...
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Title:Teaching Foreign Languages for Tourism: Research and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:June 19, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Michael H. Long: Identifying language needs for TBLT in the tourist industry – Antonio Bruyèl-Olmedo/Maria Juan-Garau: Exploring the potential of linguistic landscape as a teaching resource in English for Tourism – Christina Holgado Sáez: Virtual platforms and hybrid models of learning in university contexts: limited practices and alternatives in additional languages for Tourism Studies – Jesús García Laborda: Alternative assessment in English for Tourism through Web 2.0 – Diana M. González-Pastor: Developing intercultural competence in the English for Tourism classroom through the study of cultural words – Mariangela Albano/Gaetano Sábato: Tourism, language and representation: a linguistic and semiotic-anthropological approach to six mini-guides of European destinations – Inmaculada Piédrola Ortiz/Carlos Artacho Ruiz/Eduardo J. Villaseca Molina: Language Tourism as a key factor for local development: a case study in Cordova – Gloria Bosch/Torsten Schlak (†): Konzepte und Methoden bedarfsanalytischer Untersuchungen am Beispiel von Deutsch als Fremdsprache im Tourismus (DaFT) auf Mallorca – Heike Rohmann: Kulturvermittlung in historischen Museen und Ausstellungen – Antje Dohrn: Entwicklung strategischer Fachsprachenkompetenz im Bereich Deutsch als Fachsprache für den Tourismus durch ein sprachintegratives Vermittlungskonzept mit interkulturellem Fokus – Karl-Hubert Kiefer: Kommunikative Kompetenzen in der Beratungstätigkeit eines Fremdenverkehrsamtes und Möglichkeiten ihrer Vermittlung im studienbegleitenden Deutschunterricht auf der Basis von Szenarien – Maria Loreto Cantón Rodríguez/Maria Luisa Bernabé Gil : Compétences professionnelles et domaines virtuels : la langue française dans les études universitaires de Tourisme – Carlota Vicens-Pujol : Les textes littéraires en classe de Français sur Objectifs Spécifiques (Tourisme) – Isabelle Bes Hoghton : Un tour d’horizon des caractéristiques langagières du Français sur Objectifs Spécifiques (Tourisme) – Severina Álvarez González/Lidia González Menéndez/Nieves Rodríguez Pérez: Contexto profesional y manuales de alemán y francés para turismo – Núria Borrull-Cubo/Gloria Bosch: Análisis de necesidades lingüísticas y diseño de pruebas de evaluación para las Oficinas de Información Turística de Palma de Mallorca.