CROSS CULTURAL TOURISM

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CROSS CULTURAL TOURISM
Teaching
CROSS CULTURAL TOURISM
Subject area
L-LIN/12
Reference degree course
TECHNICAL TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING
Course type
Master's Degree
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Frontal Hours: 36.0
Academic year
2023/2024
Year taught
2023/2024
Course year
1
Language
ENGLISH
Curriculum
PERCORSO ESSEX
Reference professor for teaching
KATAN DAVID MARK

Teaching description

Passing  LM/94 entrance exam. Or (e.g. Erasmus): English level CEFR: B2+. Basic grounding in Intercultural Communication. If necessary read Katan, David & Mustafa Taibi  (2021), Translating Cultures: An Introduction for Translators, Interpreters and Mediators, Routledge, London. Capitoli: 4, 6. 9-11.

The text and its context: lingua-cultural, text/context (E.T. Hall)        

The reader: insider/outsider,  model/ ideal/ empirical  reader.

Narrative theory: map of world/gaze, stance, Baker's  features of Narrative Theory

Text types/genre: Greimas and text types        

The languages of tourism: Freeman Tilden's Interpreting Our Heritage;  travel texts and Tourist Guides: metadiscourse, popularisation, inclusive language/accessibility; the Baroque and Salento (with lettorato)

Tourism across Cultures:

Italian/English gazes, orientations;

Cohen’s tourist types; Tourist v traveller;

Post and anti-tourist.

1.  C1+ CEFR  level in English;

2.  recognise and analyse genres and patterns of discourse.

3. write in academic English; overall structure coherence and coherence;

4. good public speaking skills as tourist guide using ‘popularisation’ strategies for an international public;

4. intercultural competence, ability to interact and cooperate with 'the other', and contextualise meaning;

5.understanding and mediation of  “tourist gazes” in particular Anglo Italian;

6. mastery of a field of specialised cultural heritage language in Salento (e.g.. Baroque architecture, wetland ecology, gastronomy, folklore).

Lessons, group work,  project-work, seminars

Each part has a validity of 24 months.

Parts 1a, b, c) are organised by the lettore/CEL (dott.ssa Carchedi):

1a. GET4 (idoneità and prerequisite for the oral). GET tests passive understanding of English grammar  at C1 level ).  Validity: 24 months.

1b. Written work and tour guide.  (25%). 

1c Language Portfolio. 

Portfolio is compulsory. Marks: (pass: +0; very good: +1 punto; excellent: +2 punti).

1d Written project (25%)

oral exam:

2.  Q&A of tour guide (50%)

 

For "non frequentanti"  (or with less than 28 hrs of attendance) hand in an 8 page (min 2000 word) essa 2 working weeks before an oral exam. Title to be agreed with Prof. (idoneità).

Assessment:

-Oral/written proficiency C1+

– Guide writing skills

- Audioguide: flow, narrativity skills and use of popularisation strategies

- Coherence

- Content 

 

Portfolio assessment of English:

- Oral/written proficiency C1+

 - Lettore hours accounted for + other curricular activities (e.g. conferences / seminars)

- documented maintenance / practice / development of English during the last 12 months 

- argumented description of other time spent in “esercitazioni individuali” individual work in listening /speaking / writing / speaking in English 

 

For all exams and other info see Katan'sUnisalento web page

per altri informazioni vedi i link nella bacheca

The text and its context: lingua-cultural, text/context (E.T. Hall)        

The reader: insider/outsider,  model/ ideal/ empirical  reader.

Narrative theory: map of world/gaze, stance, Baker's  features of Narrative Theory

Text types/genre: Greimas and text types        

The languages of tourism: Freeman Tilden's Interpreting Our Heritage;  travel texts and Tourist Guides: metadiscourse, popularisation, inclusive language/accessibility; the Baroque and Salento (with lettorato)

Tourism across Cultures:

Italian/English gazes, orientations;

Cohen’s tourist types; Tourist v traveller;

Post and anti-tourist.

Objective Proficiency (2016) CUP, Annette Capel, Wendy Sharp, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Francesconi, S. 2007 English for Tourist Promotion: Italy in British Tourism Texts, Hoepli, Milano.

Katan, D. (2012) "Translating the tourist gaze: from heritage and ‘culture’ to actual encounter", Pasos: Special Isssue Language and Culture in Tourism Communication pp. 83-95.

Katan D. & Taibi, M. (2021). Translating Cultures: An Introduction for Translators, Interpreters and Mediators, Routledge, London. Capitoli 1-6.

Altra materiale sarà fornita su Microsoft Teams/FOL

Tilden, F (1967/2007) Interpreting our Heritage, University of North Carolina University Press

 

 

 

Semester
First Semester (dal 18/09/2023 al 22/12/2023)

Exam type
Compulsory

Type of assessment
Oral - Final grade

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Component of
ENGLISH LANGUAGE (LM33)

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