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2019 Winter Exam, Part B

Heshvan 5780

November 2019

                                                                                                                                   

LICENSING EXAMINATION – TOUR GUIDE COURSE

Part B – Total of 70 Points

Time allotted for this section of the examination: three hours.

Choose one of the following three groups and plan a tour for it.

Group No. 1

An Israeli group is interested in a tour in order to get acquainted with the Crusader  period. The tour will take place on Monday and Tuesday between 8:00  and 19:00 each day.

Please note:

  1. The tour must include a variety of sites and subjects from at least three different geographical areas.
  2. You must include at least six sites from the Crusader period.
  3. The tour must include half a day in Jerusalem (no more and no less).
  4. The elaborated point must be related to the tour theme, and must not be in Jerusalem.

 

Group No. 2

A group of European hikers is interested in a tour in order to get acquainted with the area stretching from the Golan Heights to the eastern coast of  the Kinneret (Lake of Galilee) and Mount Hermon. The tour will take place on Monday and Tuesday between 8:00  and 19:00 each day.

Please note:

  1. You must address geological, geomorphological and climatic aspects, as well as nature, history, archaeology, religions and human aspects.
  2. A half-day hike (no more and no less) should be included in the course of these two days, with an emphasis on nature.
  3. The elaborated point must be at a site related to one or more of the aforementioned aspects, but not of the following sites: Rehavam’s Arches (Umm el-Kanatir), Kazrin and the Biblical village, or Gamla.

 

Group No. 3

A group of tourists from abroad is interested in exploring the Judean planes, Beer Sheba and its surroundings, and the Negev plateau. The tour will take place on Monday and Tuesday between 8:00  and 19:00 each day.

Please note:

  1. You must address history, archaeology, the human aspects, agriculture and produce.
  2. You must include at least half a day in each of the above mentioned regions.
  3. The elaborated point must be in the Judean planes and must concern at least two of the aspects mentioned in note no. 1.

Good luck!