Maritime English

COURSE GOALS:
In this course, you will use English to think about various maritime issues in a context that helps improve your English speaking, listening, and discussion skills. There will also some activities that focus on reading and writing skills. You will use English to express your opinions, thoughts, and ideas, ask questions and give information about maritime topics while having thoughtful discussions in small groups. Learning important information in preparation for the 海技試験 is another objective of the course. Finally, focus on increasing your self-confidence when it comes to using English in a maritime context.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Students will…
➢ Learn important maritime vocabulary
➢ Learn and practice Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCPs)
➢ Study and prepare for the 海技試験 (seafarer’s competency certification)
➢ Develop general listening and reading skills related to maritime topics
➢ Research and discuss English language articles related to one of the maritime topics

ASSESSMENTS:
Participation: 10%
Homework: 10%
Tests: 40%
Seafaring Essay: 20%

MARITIME ENGLISH SCHEDULE

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