English for the Maritime Industry is an ESP course book for mariners and trainees at a pre-intermediate level (CEFR A1-B1) of English language competence. It conforms to the recommendations of the IMO's Maritime English syllabus.
The course book presents English in an exclusively maritime context and includes answers to exercises, background information on unit themes for language teachers, who may not have a lot of maritime experience, some teaching tips, a glossary and a bank of adap....
[show more]ted maritime documentation for additional reading comprehension.
The course book is in fifteen units. Each unit introduces new vocabulary and provides instruction and practice in language structures as well as practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking. There is strong emphasis on spoken English, especially through discussion and simulations of radiotelephone communication.
The fifteen units cover the following themes:
1. Ship knowledge
3. Getting underway
4. Nautical charts
6. On the bridge
7. In the engine room
11. Rules of the road
12. Passenger care