THE NATURAL AND HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS OF STIP- BUILDING LANGUAGE COMPETENCES FOR PROMOTING TOURISTIC RESOURCES
This paper present the current condition in tourism in Stip and its surrounding as the most important town in the Eastern Macedonia. Even though Stip is rich in natural and historical tourist resources, at its fullest, the capacities are left unused as well as unknown and non-affirmed as tourist attractions. The first part of the paper gives an introduction to the town profile and its geographical characteristics. A particular emphasis is put on the natural and historical wealth of the region and its landmarks. The second part of the paper gives a pedagogical approach towards reforms in the education and creation of transversal skills of the tourist workers in terms of language competences. It stresses the importance of knowing a foreign language, and it presents the English for specific purposes in the field of tourism.
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