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RENCANA PEMBELAJARAN SEMESTER

Department/ Study Program


Subject
Subject Code
Semester
Credit
Description
Lecturer
Learning Achievement

No
1

Meeting
Meeting 1

: Port and Shipping Management Department


: General English Maritime Semester 2
:
: II
: 2 SKS (P)
: The purpose of the subject is to ensure fundamental knowledge and abilities for the student in
General Maritime English
: Nancy Lumban Batu, M. Hum
: After following this subject, the students are required to use English language to accomplish the
task according to STCW, IMO 3.17 competency. The students should also acquire the listening,
reading, writing, and speaking skills according to the curriculum requirement.

Objectives
The students
are able to:
Compare
vessel details;
deal with
health and
safety on board

Topic
GRAMMAR
comparative and
superlative
adjectives; infinitive
of purpose; for +
-ing
Vocabulary:
nouns and adjectives
relating to vessel
specifications;
diseases and injuries;

Learning
Method
Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

Indicator
1

2
3

Composing a sentence and


communication using
comparative and superlative
adjectives, infinitive of
purpose, for + -ing
Mentioning the specific
diseases and injuries on board
Explaining the prevention of
accident on board.

Time
Allotment
2x50
minutes

References
1. Hand
Out
2. Marlins
Study
Pack 1

parts of human body


Listening and
speaking:
understanding and
discussing; how to
keep healthy on
board and how to
prevent epidemics
Reading and
writing:
comparing vessel
details; health and
safety on board

Meeting 2
and 3

The students are


able to :

Grammar: two
uses of like

Describe visitors on
board; describe
seafarer training
and education

Vocabulary:
adjectives describing
physical appearance
and personality;
articles of Personal
Protective
Equipment (PPE)
and types of

Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

1. Applying in a communication 4x50


about asking about someones
minutes
physical appearance and
personality
2. Mentioning the adjectives
describing physical appearance
and personality
3. Explaining the Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE)
4. Explaining the seafarer
training and education and
history in brief

1. Hand
Out
2. Marlin
Study
Pack 1

clothing; words and


phrases for seafarer
training and
education
Listening and
speaking: talking
about the history of
seafarer training and
education in brief
Reading and
writing: describing
seafarer training and
education and
history in brief

Meeting 4

The students are


able to:

Grammar: it; going


to

Describe weather
conditions;
understand
weather forecasts

Vocabulary:
months and seasons;
adjectives describing
weather conditions;
compass references;
lights, buoys, shapes
and fog signals;

Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

1. Applying in a communication
about describing future events
that are planned or certain
2. Distinguishing the meaning
between going to and will
3. Mentioning the names of
months and seasons
4. Composing various adjectives
to describe a wide range of
weather patterns

2x50
minutes

1.

Hand
Out
2. Marlin
Study
Pack 1

SMCP for briefing


on weather
information; SMCP
message markers
(information and
warnings)
Listening and
speaking:
understanding tide,
climate and weather
at sea
Reading and
writing: reporting
weather conditions
4

Meeting 5

Meeting 6

Meeting 7

1. English
Laboratory
Activity
2. Marlin
Progress Test
1. Library
Workshop
2. Reading
passage
3. Summary
Writing
The students are
able to:
Report events from

Grammar: Past

Lecturing
Pair work
Group

1. Composing a sentence
using simple past irregular
verb forms in writing

2x50
minutes

Marlins
Progress Test

2x50
minutes

Newspaper
Articles

2x50
minutes

1. Hand
Out
2. Marlin

past voyages;
describe main
engine and
propulsion

Simple (positive
form); review of
regular and irregular
verb forms
Vocabulary: verbs
relating to ship
voyages; vocabulary
of safety, navigation
and pilotage; repairs;
words and phrases
for main engine and
propulsion
Listening and
speaking: recalling
past voyages and
lessons from marine
accidents;
understanding
general information
about the function of
engines and
propulsion systems
Reading and
writing: narrating a
past voyage or
marine accident;

Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

2.
3.
4.

5.

6.
7.
8.
9.

correctly
Applying Past simple
irregular verb forms orally
Describing past events in
oral and written
Mentioning regular and
irregular verb connected
with sea travel and cargo
operations.
Mentioning vocabulary of
safety navigation and
pilotage to describe ship
voyage
Identifying nouns and
verbs relating main engine
and propulsion
Telling stories of a past
voyage
Describing the functions of
engines and propulsion
system
Makin a composition of
report of events that
occurred during a sea
passage.

Study
Pack 1

describing the
functions of engines
and propulsion
systems
7
8

Meeting 9
and 10

The students are


able to:
Report incidents
that occurred at
sea

Grammar: Degrees
of certainty
Vocabulary: types
of incident; verbs
describing accidents;
SMCP message
markers
(information,
warnings and
requests); SMCP
distress
communications for
collision and
grounding; SMCP
urgency
communications for
engine and cargo
Listening and
speaking: sending
efficient distress
communications

Mid Test
Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

1
2
3
4

Applying the degrees


of certainty in speech
and writing
Mentioning the nature
of various types of
incidents at sea
Applying SMCP
message markers for
issuing requests
asking for and
providing information
on the details of an
incident at sea
read and comprehend
the details of a formal
report of an incident
at sea
identifying
appropriate types of
VHF communication,
based on descriptions
of incidents at sea
Using SMCP and
message markers
during simulated
external distress and

4x50 minutes

1. Hand
Out
2. Marlin
Study
Pack 1

Reading and
writing: reporting
incidents at sea and
on board; dealing
with distress and
urgency messages

Meeting 11

The students are


able to:
Request for
medical
assistance

Grammar:
conjunctions
Vocabulary: articles
of protective
clothing; parts of the
body; verbs
describing injury;
items used in basic
First Aid; SMCP for
urgency
communication:
medical assistance
request; International
Code of Signals
Listening and
speaking: requesting
medical assistance

urgency
communications for
giving information
and warnings
regarding collision
and grounding or
issuing requests
regarding technical
failure and cargo
problems
Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

2
3

Applying simple
sentences and
communication using
conjunctions to link
ideas
mentioning all types
of protective clothing
used at sea
Using verbs
describing injuries
that affect particular
parts of the body
using SMCP for
requesting medical
assistance with
appropriate urgency
message marker
using standard
phrases from the
International Code of
Signals to describe

1x100 minutes

1. Hand
Out
2. Marlin
Study
Pack 1
.

Reading and
writing: reporting
injury and medical
assistance at sea

8
10

Meeting 12

The students are


able to:
Check task
completion in
routine
operations; VHF
communication
regarding
bunkering,
distress and
urgency
messages using
SMCP

Grammar: Present
Perfect; regular and
irregular verb forms
Vocabulary: verbs
relating to
bunkering,
maintenance and
safety procedures;
terms connected with
engine types; fuel oil
system; tools
Listening and
speaking: simulating
VHF communication
Reading and
writing; identifying

Lecturing
Pair work
Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework

1.

2.

3.

4.

medical problems
composing a
communication to
request for medical
assistance
identifying type of
injury from spoken
description of
physical symptoms
describing injury and
completing a written
report accurately
demonstrating the
specific use of the
Present Perfect to
describe recent actions
by using the tense in
speech and writing
Applying question
form of the Present
Perfect to check
completion of
operational procedures
using the positive and
negative forms of the
Present Perfect to give
information about
activities at different
stages of completion
using an appropriate
range of verbs to
describe maintenance

2x50minutes

1. Hand
Out
2. Marlin
Study
Pack 1
.

VHF
communications
regarding distress,
urgency, safety and
bunkering operations

11

Meeting 13

12

Meeting 14

13

Meeting 15

The students are


able to:

1. English
Laboratory
Activity
2. Marlin
Progress Test
1. Library
Workshop
2. Reading
passage
3. Summary
Writing
Grammar: Past
Continuous; contrast

duties in various
departments
5. identifying types of
engine
6. describing the fuel oil
system
7. identifying some VHF
recordings
8. talking about the recent
activities with partners
9. explaining message
concerning VHF
communications
regarding distress,
urgency and safety
10. simulating VHF
communication
regarding bunkering
operations

Lecturing
Pair work

1 Applying the Past


Continuous correctly

2x50 minutes

Marlin Progress
Test

2x50 minutes

Article from
newspaper

Understand
VHF
instructions and
give
explanations;
practise VHF
exchange
procedures

between Past Simple


and Past Continuous;
introduction to
reported speech
Vocabulary: review
of verbs describing
on board activities;
the readability code
for VHF
transmissions;
phrases for each
stage of a VHF
exchange procedure
Listening and
speaking:
illustrating the VHF
communication
procedure
Reading and
writing: explaining
instructions and
dealing with VHF
exchange procedures

Group
Discussion
Written
exercise
Homework
2

5
6

7
8

in speech and writing


to describe repeated
or continuous actions
in the past
Conventions
Distinguishing the form
and meaning between
the Past Simple and
Past Continuous
1 describe routine on
board tasks orally and
in writing using verbs
and nouns previously
learned
Applying the Past
Continuous with
appropriate verbs
with reported speech
to explain a problem
that occurred in the
past
simulating VHF
communication
explaining the reasons
for and consequences
of poor VHF
communication
Explaining the text
about the VHF
exchange procedure
comprehend ship
reporting systems

9 explaining the details


of required action
from a VHF
communication in the
writing composition

Final Test
Scoring:
1.
2.
3.
4.

Final Semester
Mid-semester
Assignment
Attendance

: 50%
: 20 %
: 20%
: 10 %

Source:
Marlins Study Pack 1
English for Maritime Studies
MarEng Learning Tool
www.grammarbank.com