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TitleEnglish for tourist guides
Author Lertporn Parasakul
Imprint Bangkok : Chulalongkorn University Press, 2012
Descript 504 p. : ill. ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

SUMMARY

This course book designed to help young adult to adult learners and tourist guides-in-training develop necessary skills in conducting guided tours in and around Thailand. It helps students get ahead, covering important vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for historic site interpretation. Every unit introduces new vocabulary and asks questions related to the theme. The text uses authentic, up-to-date tourism language in a range of contexts from describing Thaiarchitectural styles to Thai history and culture, It is suitable for classroom use or self-study -- From back cover


CONTENT

A coach tour of Bangkok -- Describing Thai architectural styles -- Describing a Buddha image -- Describing Buddha images of different periods -- Talking about the past events -- A visit to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha -- A visit to the Grand Palace -- At the Temple of the Reclining Buddha -- Talking about Thai food -- Thai handicrafts -- Talking about gem stones -- Buddhism and Thai ways of life -- Buddhism and superstition -- Visiting the Sukhothai Historical Park -- A day-trip to Ayutthaya -- Key to Exercises (for each units)


English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers English language -- Conversation and phrase books (for tourism industry employees) Tour guides (Persons) -- Language Tourism Thailand -- Description and travel

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Central Library (4th Floor)428.24 L617E 2012CHECK SHELVES
Central Library : Audio-Visual Collection (3rd Floor)428.24 L617E 2012LIB USE ONLY
Center of Learning Network for the Region Library428.24 L617E 2012CHECK SHELVES

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