PBI UMY Lecturers Promote English for Tourism at Pokoh Village
The second year of a community service project in Pokoh Village, Dlingo has started the first meeting on Saturday, 23 March 2019 at 9 A.M until 12 P.M. This community service project is conducted by three lecturers of English Language Education Department of UMY, Fitria Rahmawati, S.Pd., M.Hum., Mariska Intan Sari, S.S., M.A., and Puthut Ardianto, S. Pd., M.Pd. Six students of English Language Education Department also involved in this community service project.
This project is going to be conducted five times from March to April, and has the aims to help the people in Pokoh village to familiarize their English and also knowledge about tourism industry, and to strengthen promotion to attract more tourist to visit Lepo waterfall in Pokoh village. 20 people have participated in this project; they are senior high school students, stall owners, and homestay owners.
This meeting marked the opening of the project, and was opened by a speech delivered by Ms. Fitria Rahmawati, S.Pd., M. Hum as the chief of this project, then continued by a speech from the head of Pokoh village, Pak Giriyanto. After the opening ceremony, Puthut Ardianto, S. Pd., M. Pd started the first lesson that have been scheduled for the project about the phrases that are usually used on the parking lot. After Mr. Puthut finished delivering the materials, the participant practiced the conversation with the lecturers and the students from English Language Education Department (rohmi/mariska).