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Conversation on Merchant Ship


Year: 201?
Language: english
Author: Unknown
Genre: Textbook
Publisher: ?
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 115
Description: Welcome on Board! Conversations on Merchant Vessels recreates various situations that seamen often encounter on board merchant ships, plus some scenes that take place on shore. Each situation
is selected for the purpose of familiarizing seamen with the realities of their life, while learning English, which is the universal language of navigation. By practicing the conversations, notes and keywords, you can experience, first hand, realistic developments that occur on board merchant vessels. The conversations also include some practical advise on seamen’s life, actual navigational operations, realistic descriptions of ship-bound equipment and navigation techniques.
The level of English increases gradually as the story unfolds. In the first few chapters, conversations are general with simple vocabulary and grammatical structure. These language elements become slightly more difficult as you progress. However, you needn’t worry. Most of the difficult words and technical terms are explained in simple English in the <Notes> that appear below each conversation. These terms, or keywords, are clearly marked with red ink in the text.
Now you need not consult a dictionary each time you encounter an unknown word! In order to help you learn the accurate pronunciation, intonation and rhythm, which are all important aspects of language learning, four compact disks (CDs) are provided for you.
Close-to-real depiction and enactment of each scene has been created through the voice talents of Bianca Allen, Dennis Falt, Michael Naishtut, Greg Irwin and other professional voice actors and narrators.
So just sit back and enjoy the 115 dramatized scenes that you are likely to encounter on board a merchant ship. Now, listen to the CDs first and read the textbook later. Of, if you prefer, listen as your eyes trail on the text. However you study, remember that the best way of mastering a language is by hearing and repeating. Just like a baby picking up its mother tongue, listen to the sounds of English over and over and repeat them. Then study with the textbook and review the Notes.
Lastly, all the members of the editorial staff wish each one of you the best of luck in sailing across the world while learning English. Have a safe and enjoyable journey!
Bon voyage!

Contents

Chapter 1. Arrival in Japan and Embarkation
1. On the plane – The Customs Declaration Form
2. Talking with Other Passengers
3. Customs Inspection
4. Meeting with an Agent: Situation(1) Agent Found Easily
5. Meeting with an Agent: Situation(2) Agent Arrives Late
6. At Tokyo Station
7. At the Mizushima Port Service Boat Station
8. Getting Lost
9. At a Convenience Store
10. In a Taxi
Chapter 2 On Board a Tanker
11. Self-Introduction – The Captain’s Cabin
12. the COC Room of the Tanker
13. Self-Introduction on a Passage
14. Being Taken to a Cabin
15. Getting to Know the Ship- The Bridge
16. Getting to Know the Ship- Communication Facilities
17. Getting to Know the Ship- A Cabin
18. Getting to Know the Ship- The Dining Hall
19. Getting to Know the Ship- The Upper Deck
20. Getting to Know the Ship- The Poop Deck
21. Getting to Know the Ship- The Engine Room
22. Getting to Know the Ship- The Engine Control Room
23. Getting to Know the Ship- The galley
24. Getting to Know the Ship- The Toilet
25. Getting to Know the Ship- The Chamber
26. Getting to Know the Ship- The Deck Tool Store
27. Getting to Know the Ship- The Engine Store
28. Conversation During a Meal
29. Welcome Party
30. The Gymnasium
31. The Recreation Room
Chapter 3. Safety Training on Board
32. Safety Training – On Deck
33. On the Deck of a Bulk Carrier in Port
34. Dangers on a Tanker
35. tanker Fires and Explosions
36. Toxicity Hazards on a Tanker
37. Oxygen Deficiency on a Coal-Ore Carrier
38. Safety Training on the Forecastle
39. Using the Accommodation Ladder
40. Safety on the Stairway
41. Safety in the Galley
42. Safety in the Cabin
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Chapter 4 Health and Hygiene
43. Making a Habit of Washing Your Hands
44. Sanitation and Cleaning
45. Deck Cleaning
46. Keeping Your Cabin Tidy
47. Garbage Disposal
48. Washing Clothes
49. The Importance of a Balanced Diet
50. First Aid – Abdominal Pains
51. First Aid – Headaches
52. First Aid – Fingers Caught in Doors and Other Injuries
53. First Aid – A Foreign Object in the Eye
54. First Aid – Removing a Fishhook Caught in a Finger
55. Going to the Hospital
56. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 5 KYT – Kiken Yochi Training
57. What is KYT?
58. KYT – Four Rounds Method
59. KYT - Morning Meeting in the General Office
60. KYT – Tool Box Meeting in the Engine Control Room
61. A Meeting in the Engine Control Room
62. A Meeting in the Galley
Chapter 6 Navigation
63. Navigating a Narrow Channel
64. Bad Visibility
65. An Engine Problem
66. Talking on the VHF Radio with Another Ship(1)
67. Talking on the VHF Radio with Another Ship(2)
68. Talking on the VHF Radio Before Entering Port
69. Entering Port(1)
70. Entering Port(2)
71. Preparing the Mooring Lines
72. Discussing the Navigation Schedule
73. Taking Over the Navigation Watch
74. Taking Over at the Engine Room
Chapter 7 General Duties on Board
75. The Ship’s Safety and Sanitation Meeting
76. Conversation with an Agent at the General Office
77. Conversation with the Authorities
78. Discipline on Board
79. Working Conditions
80. Union Meeting on Board
81. Supplying the Ship’s Stores
82. Supplying Provisions
Chapter 8. Cargo Handling
83. Foreman’s Request
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84. Talking with the Foreman on Deck
85. Complaining to the Driver of the Cargo Loader
86. Lashing Down the Cargo on a Container Ship
87. Lowering the Gangway
88. Connecting a Hose
89. Meeting with the Berth Master in the COC
90. Starting to Discharge Crude Oil
91. Washing Crude Oil
Chapter 9. Preparations for Departure
92. Station on the Bridge for Leaving Port(1)
93. Station on the Bridge for Leaving Port(2)
94. Preparing to Leave Port in E.C.R.
95. Warning Up the Main Engine
96. Testing the Main Engine
97. Increasing the Main Engine Speed
Chapter 10. Bunkering
98. Meeting for Receiving Fuel Oil
99. Receiving Fuel Oil at the Starboard Manifold
100. Receiving Fuel Oil
Chapter 11. Maintenance
101. Work Schedule Meeting at the General Office
102. Maintenance of the Chambers
103. Removing Old Paint
104. Painting
105. Greasing Up
106. Overhauling the Fuel Oil Purifier
107. The Diesel Generator
108. Removing a Motor
Chapter 12. Muster drills
109. The Drill for Abandoning Ship
110. Fire-fighting Drill
Chapter 13. Docking
111. Meeting with the Shipyard – Deck Schedule
112. Supervising a Job in the Shipyard
113. Meeting Before Proceeding to the Shipyard
114. Working in the Engine Room at Dry Dock(1)
115. Working in the Engine Room at Dry Dock(2)

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