Use of english for maritime students

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Un libro de Mercedes Herrera Arnaiz

Use of English for Maritime Students is an English monolingual textbook that offers students of nautical sciences the possibility of upgrading their use of grammar and maritime English vocabulary along with improving exam skills. It puts together the following three major components:
• Revision of essential areas of grammar at B2 level.
• Use of maritime vocabulary and authentic texts all through the book. Exercises and examples have been developed within a maritime context.
• Training in the skills and techniques required for Paper-3 of the FCE examination. The content in each unit is arranged in two parts:
• Focus on Grammar.
• Focus on Vocabulary.

The course is intended for intermediate and upper-intermediate level students. The terms included in the glossary in Appendix I will help students consolidate specialized terminology included in the book. Answers to the exercises of the units are given in Appendix II.
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Dr Mercedes Herrera-Arnaiz is an experienced lecturer who has been involved in the study and teaching of maritime English for the last 27 years at the Bilbao Higher Technical School of Nautical Sciences and Marine Engineering, University of the Basque Country. Mercedes was first trained as Radio Officer at Glasgow College of Nautical Studies and obtained the Maritime Radiocommunication General Certificate. After a short experience on board merchant vessels, she studied language, linguistics and literature and earned her degree in English Philology. Some years later she was awarded her Doctorate in English Philology in recognition to her research in conversation analysis by the University of the Basque Country. She joined the Bilbao Higher Technical School of Nautical Sciences and Marine Engineering in 1986 as maritime English lecturer, being elected dean of this old institution in 1993, post she held for 7 years. Along her long lecturing career, Mercedes has taught maritime English to hundreds of prospective deck and engine officers at operational and management level.

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Dr Mercedes Herrera-Arnaiz is an experienced lecturer who has been involved in the study and teaching of maritime English for the last 27 years at the Bilbao Higher Technical School of Nautical Sciences and Marine Engineering, University of the Basque Country. Mercedes was first trained as Radio Officer at Glasgow College of Nautical Studies and obtained the Maritime Radiocommunication General Certificate. After a short experience on board merchant vessels, she studied language, linguistics and literature and earned her degree in English Philology. Some years later she was awarded her Doctorate in English Philology in recognition to her research in conversation analysis by the University of the Basque Country. She joined the Bilbao Higher Technical School of Nautical Sciences and Marine Engineering in 1986 as maritime English lecturer, being elected dean of this old institution in
1993, post she held for 7 years. Along her long lecturing career, Mercedes has taught maritime English to hundreds of prospective deck and engine
officers at operational and management level.



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