English Language for the Maritime Industry There are many versions of the English language in the world today. The most well-known variants are separated by large expanses of ocean. Maritime English is a product of life on the ocean itself. There are at least three reasons for its appearance: (i) the need for clear communication:
|between ship and shore|
|between crew members|
|between crew and passengers|
(ii) the development of a set of terms to refer to the parts of ships, and the procedures involved in sailing them. (iii) the globalisation of the shipping industry:
|crews have become ever more international in character|
|the need for a lingua franca has arisen|
|English, being a world language, has filled the gap|
ESB has a broad range of qualifications for adults over 16, with assessment tasks exploring a spectrum of skills. These Adult syllabuses are suitable for learners in many different educational and work place environments: schools, colleges, Higher Education, prisons or on-site at employers’ premises.
All Adult syllabuses use a common core:
a presentation – focused on knowledge and skills in differing contexts based on the candidate’s own experience, vocational context or personal interests
interactive questions and discussion
other tasks, depending on syllabus and level, may include workplace interpretation, telephone or interviewing skills, current affairs, debate, social interaction, etc.
Each syllabus series is designed to demonstrate and encourage progression. The skills required at each stage show increasing demands of thought, shaping, language and technique appropriate to both the context and level. Key Skill Communication and the wider key skills are signposted for all relevant programmes.
Guided learning hours are flexible to allow for entries throughout the year, individual rate of progress and context. The syllabuses can be the focus for a short course or to complement / assist delivery over 1-3 terms e.g. supporting Vocational qualifications, other Skills or English in the National Curriculum, according to level and application. Additionally they can be used alongside appropriate Business or Management courses delivered within Colleges/University or through private training providers.
- 20 hours of English tuition per week
- 2 x 45 minute private lessons
- Course Certificate
- Bus/Rail ticket
- Host Family Accommodation
- Complementary Tea/Coffee/Newspapers
- Course materials
- Optional Social Programme
The Teacher: Dolphin Languages specialist teachers have a background and or experience/passion for the subject
It’s widely recognised that safety at sea and competency in English are inextricably linked. A Dolphin Languages Martime course will give you the student the linguistic confidence to function in a maritme job. We will do this by focusing on martime themes in the four key competences: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
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**All prices are shown in GBP