The lessons are in 15 units. Each unit introduces new vocabulary and provides instruction and practice in specialist vocabulary, language structures, reading, listening, speaking & pronunciation.
The book has a strong emphasis on spoken English. It has subjects for discussion and simulations of radiotelephone communication.
The fifteen units are: 1. Ship knowledge, 2. Crew, 3. Getting underway, 4. Nautical charts, 5. Navigation, 6. On the bridge, 7. In the engine room, 8. Meteorology, 9. Distress, 10. Medicine, 11. Rules of the road, 12. Passenger care, 13. Pilots, 14. Berthing, 15. Cargo
Sound Files to accompany the course English for the Maritime Industry now available for free.
Also in the book:
- answers to exercises
- background technical information on unit themes
- some teaching tips
- a glossary
- a technical reading bank which is a collection of adapted maritime documentation for additional reading comprehension