IMETS is a test of English oral communication set in an international maritime context. In each test, a candidate talks about: work-specific topics routine maritime-specific communications involving international speakers non-routine / emergency maritime incidents broad maritime topics


LANGUAGE FUNCTIONS During the test, a typical candidate will:
TEST TOPICS include: routine work tasks & duties standards of work & behaviour shore-side & on-board incidents emergencies Navigation weather GMDSS teamwork & on-board communication ship communication survival procedures health & fitness pollution & environment
provide basic information describe how explain why compare give opinions demonstrate understanding of:
suggest solutions / actions report incidents talk about the past / present / future predict speculate
instructions advice warnings navigational / traffic information questions requests navigational intentions maritime incidents
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