To the prospects of adapting seafarers of different nationalities as non-native speakers to the unified process of learning Maritime English through Unified English Language Communication Platform

N. A. Ivasiuk
2019 Science and Education a New Dimension  
Introduction. Our investigation generally is devoted to creating IT communication platform as Unified communication service for teaching-learning subject-based professional terminology in maritime business: navigation, engineering, management in two modes: synchronous and asynchronous. [1, P.1] as we expect, cloud-based unified technology will provide open-source project with self-supporting and interactive, integrated learning environment [1, P.2]. In order to solve this complicated universal
more » ... ask it is necessary to interlink many aspects: pedagogical, linguistic, psychological, technological, etc. This article is dedicated to the problems of combining linguistic, neurolinguistics, psychological with pedagogical approaches in teaching non-native speakers, seafarers to Maritime English (ME) through IT communication platform, first of all "on-line" mode. Learning foreign/ English language (EL) for general and specific purposes in on line mode is provided by thousands of courses on 10 and more unlimited top platforms. The possibilities in using different devices for computer-mediated communication with real or virtual teacher are enormous. English language platforms for seafarers already exist: Marlins Test Platform, SeaTalk, MARTEL Plus, MARTEL -Maritime Tests of English Language, Captains -Maritime Training.
doi:10.31174/send-ph2019-204vii60-07 fatcat:7qbaq5qa5fbxlnguxhszme6yfm