ERIC Number: EJ296907
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
SEASPEAK: A Project in Applied Linguistics, Language Engineering, and Eventually ESP for Sailors.
Strevens, Peter; Johnson, Edward
ESP Journal, v2 n2 p123-29 1983
Describes the establishment of SEASPEAK (an international maritime English), a restricted, regularized sublanguage for use in ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communication. Discusses a project by which this sublanguage is being tested and developed, with the intention of producing a reference manual of recommended language and procedures of communication, useful for future ESP programs for the teaching of seafaring English. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the annual convention of Teachers of English to Speakers of the Languages (16th, Honolulu, HI, May 1982).