Marlins English for Seafarers
Study Pack 1
Allister Nisbet Anna Whitcher Kutz Catherine Logie
Published by Marlins 16 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LH, UK ISBN 0 9531748 0 8 © Copyright 1997 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the publisher and copyright owners, except for quotation of brief passages in reviews.
We arc grateful to many people and organisations for their invaluable assistance in producing this study pack O u r thanks to: • Videotel Marine International Ltd., London, UK, for providing visuals • Kelvin Hughes, Glasgow, UK, for assistance in sourcing charts • Mary Rigby for proofing and linguistic advice • John P. Whitchcr and numerous marine superintendents whose photographs appear in these pages • Fotoflite, Ashford, UK, for permission to use photographs of vessels • Geoff Holder, Speakeasy, Perth, UK, for sound advice • Companies whose products appear in these pages • David McFarlane; Ranald Macinnes; Joe Maclay; Craig Noble;
Captain S. Messerle; Captain A. Panov; Captain H. Eusebio; Captain W. Kenda; Sergey Zakharov; Natasha Osmakova; Julia Yakovleva; C/Engr Edwin C. Solidum and Innes Svalba
Design & Layout: Rocket Visuals Ltd., Edinburgh, UK Printed by: McQueen, Galashiels, UK Illustrations: Rachael Kewley, Paul Mudie and Lars Stenberg
Admiralty charts 4010 & 5385 on pages 5.1, 15.1 and 15.7 are reproduced by permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and the hydrographic offices of Norway and the United Kingdom
'Marlins' is a Registered Trademark T h e writers and publishers have used their best efforts to ensure accuracy in preparing Marlins Study Pack 1. They do not assume, and hereby disclaim. any liability for any actions taken by any person at I result of systems or procedures depicted in this Study Pack. Purchasers and users of Marlins Study Pack 1 are advised to nuke themselves aware of systems, procedures and facilities on I own vessels as they may vary from those depicted herein All situations, persons and dialogues depicted in Marlins Study Pack 1 are, to the best of the writers' knowledge, entirely fictional. Any such situation, person or dialogue which bears any resemblance to any actual situation, person or dialogue is purely coincidental.
Foreword Introduction Course Overview Translated Instructions Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 The Seafarer The Job The Vessel Where Are The Life Jackets? Maps And Charts How Do I Get There? Free Time Review What's Happening On Board? In The Messroom Emergency! Supplies A New Vessel Visitors Weather Review Past Voyages Incidents At Sea Personal Injuries Have You Checked The Machines? Send A Telex The Right Message My Next Voyage Review Answer Key and Tapescripts Verb Tables I IV VII 1.1 2.1 3.1 4.1 5.1 6.1 7.1 R1.1 8.1 9.1 10.1 11.1 12.1 13.1 14.1 R2.1 15.1 16.1 17.1 18.1 19.1 20.1 21.1 R3.1 Ill VI VIII 1.7 2.8 3.8 4.7 5.7 6.10 7.10
Unit 6 Unit 7 Part 1 Unit 8 Unit 9 Unit 10 Unit 11 Unit 12 Unit 13 Unit 14 Part 2
- 9.1 - 10.11 11.9 12.9 13.9 14.9 R2.7 15.7 16.10 17.8 19.10 20.9 21.9 R3.6
Unit 16 Unit 17 Unit 18 Unit 19 Unit 20 Unit 21 Part 3 Appendix Appendix
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Marlins English for Seafarers 1
Current legislation emphasises the importance of English language proficiency in relation to safety at sea. Seafarers must now demonstrate a knowledge of English adequate for professional and safety purposes. Although many seafarers bring some understanding of maritime English to the workplace, their language skills may not be sufficient for communicating instructions and commands. This deficiency is most apparent among...
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