Title Maritime English Learning Tool (MarEng Plus)
Project Number 2008-1-FI1-LEO05-00459
Product MarEng Plus learning tool
Title MarEng Plus learning tool
Product Type CD-ROM
Marketing Text The MarEng Plus project ended up with the most successful product. The partner team is enthusiastic about the final user-friendly layout and content of the new tool, the technical features exceeding all the expectations. The feedback gained in seminars and exhibitions, as well as by numerous contacts from users all over the world has shown the same reactions.
MarEng Plus learning tool includes:
1. Learning material for the new themes, The Marine Environment and Maritime Security, in three levels, that is: elementary, intermediate and advanced level
2. A complete Elementary Level with exercises for nine topics (Cargo Handling, Engine Room, Navigation Bridge, Radio Communication, Weather Reports, First Aid, Severe Weather Conditions, The Marine Environment, Maritime Security) consisting of text, audio, video and/or graphic material
3. Teacher’s Manual covering all topics and levels, including the material of the original MarEng learning tool
5. Mobile phone application of the Glossary
Target group The target groups of the MarEng Plus learning tool include teachers, researchers, students, trainees, language learning content developers, seafarers, shipping, logistics and warehousing companies, governmental authorities and other parties involved with the seafaring (e.g. Seamen’s Commission).
Result MarEng Plus learning tool is freely available as a CD-ROM, and also freely downloadable on the internet: http://mareng.utu.fi/
Area of application MarEng Plus learning tool can be used in class-room work as well as for self-study. Further, mariners as well as maritime students in their practising periods onboard can use the tool and the maritime glossary, even when only restricted internet connections are available. Thus, the Mareng Plus learning tool and the mobile phone application of the MarEng glossary also provides irreplaceable resources for learning and improving one’s language skills when onboard.
Product Languages English