English for Maritime Studies is now a set course for students at nautical colleges worldwide. This new edition introduces two extra units on Radio Communications and Shipboard Electronics, bringing the course up to date with current needs and practice. English for Maritime Studies is an intensive English language course for Deck, Engine-room and Radio personnel who are studying at nautical colleges and naval establishments where English is used as the medium of instruction. The course aims to develop the reading, writing and note-taking skills (as well as the knowledge of nautical terminology and of ships and shipping generally) needed to effectively handle the textbooks, manuals and lectures encountered at college and on board ship. An intermediate knowledge of English is assumed and the material can be used either in the classroom or on a self-study basis.