Purchasing English for the Maritime Industry


Audio CD

ISBN: 978-0-9574574-1-2


FREE PDF download

80 pages of teaching ideas, notes on language, role plays and discussion ideas.

Free Teacher's Book


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Course book

Audio CD

You can order the books and CDs through booksellers and distributors such as Nielsen Online, Gardners, Bertram Trading, The Marine Society book shop, the Cambridge International Book Centre, the Bournemouth English Book Centre and Amazon Books.

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  • Each unit covers a different maritime theme.
  • Students learn specialist vocabulary on every page.
  • Supported by background information, teachers can teach with confidence.
  • Each unit includes examples of SMCPs used over VHF radio.
  • Free teacher's book. (see below)

Course Book

ISBN: 978-0-957547-0-5


English for the Maritime Industry teaches maritime English in an exclusively maritime context.

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


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



English for the Maritime Industry

EFL Course book