Travel English

36 students

English through Travel & Tourism

Overview: This course is for students who wish to communicate effectively in everyday situations and gain a sound understanding of the principles of the English language.The content of the Travel and Tourism course can be tailoredf or both managers and/or customer-facing personnel, and can be job specific (for example, tour guide, reception staff). This is for anyone who needs to develop the language and skills necessary to work in an environment related to travel and tourism.

The main principles for the English for Travel & Tourism course include: 

  • Understanding and communicating in English is essential for any students wanting to pursue a career in the tourism and hospitality industries.
  • Practicing and being able to respond to expressions that are commonly used in each segment of these industries is essential for success.

Course Objectives

  • This course provides the opportunity for you to improve the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as enhancing and increasing your active / working vocabulary and grammar knowledge. 
  • There will be a focus on accuracy and on developing fluency. 
  • By the end of the course you can expect to have improved your communicative competence and feel more confident and independent as a learner. 
  • You will also learn how to communicate effectively with clients, customers and guests using the correct etiquette, and deepen your understanding of cross-cultural interaction. 
  • You will learn targeted, functional language enabling you to meet client needs, provide high levels of service, and understand how to solve problems. 

Instructor

I am a freelance education consultant who desires to serve educational communities looking for assistance with professional development, teacher-training, curriculum development, blended learning, and/or administrative tasks. I am proficient in Spanish, have taught overseas (El Salvador/Cambodia), worked in various ESOL/non-traditional settings, designed curriculum projects, and have a collection of administrative experiences. ​I have led both teachers and students at juvenile detention centers, orphanages, international schools, third-world prisons, alternative learning centers, and diverse public high schools. Within these experiences, I have gathered extensive knowledge relating to: school culture, attendance programs, behavioral progress reform, new teacher-training, and staff needs for ongoing professional development. I have a proven track record of using classroom engagement strategies and have a comprehensive understanding of how to use emerging technologies to further student achievement. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments and again, thank you for your time. I look forward to working with you!

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