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Department of Basic Nautical Studies

LI 171 Maritime English I

This course is designed to develop all main language skills. It covers the IMO''s recommended maritime syllabus and presents English in an exclusively maritime context. The aim is to enable students to acquire the English they need at work and practice it in realistic situations and by discussing issues that are relevant to the maritime industry. The course also aims at teaching students Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) in accordance with the Manila amendments of the STCW convention of 1978/95.

LI 172 Maritime English II

This course is designed to develop all main language skills. It covers the IMO''s recommended maritime syllabus and presents English in an exclusively maritime context. The aim is to enable students to acquire the English they need at work and practice it in realistic situations and by discussing issues that are relevant to the maritime industry. The course also aims at teaching students Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) in accordance with the Manila amendments of the STCW convention of 1978/95.

LI 273 Maritime English III

This course aims at developing students’ four English language skills within the context of Maritime English (ME). It introduces students to relevant lexical and structural ME patterns by introducing maritime themes and building upon maritime terminology and basic language skills introduced in Maritime English I and II. It also aims at familiarizing students further with Standard Maritime Communication Phrases (SMCP) necessary for communication at sea. The course also aims at preparing students for Technical Report Writing (LI274) by introducing them to the conventions of different types of essay writing.

LI 274 Technical Report Writing

This course is designed to familiarize learners with different types of documentation used in the nautical professions and enhance their writing skills. The aim is to enable them to write academic essays following international standards using correct grammatical structures, through training them on each stage of report writing. It includes a component on presentations of reports. The course also aims at equipping students with the basic communication requirements as laid down in the relevant sections of the Manila Amendments of STCW Conventions 1978/95, and meeting the standards of the IMO Model Course 3.17 of Maritime English.