Abbreviations in Maritime English

English Language Teaching 02/2011; DOI: 10.5539/elt.v4n1p209
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Aiming at the phenomena that more and more abbreviations occur in maritime English correspondences, the composing laws of the abbreviations in maritime English correspondence are analyzed, and the correct methods to answer the abbreviations are pointed out, and the translation method of abbreviations are summarized in this article, and the research results are practically significant for the reading, teaching, and scientific research of maritime English.

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    ABSTRACT: Aiming at the requirements of the maritime English correspondence, the language characteristics of the maritime English correspondence are analyzed in this article, and the factors influencing the written skills of the maritime English correspondence are discussed, and the principles of “7C” including the courtesy, the consideration, the completeness, the conciseness, the clarity, the concreteness, and the correctness should be utilized in the written of the maritime English correspondence, and the contents are listed in one complete maritime English correspondence, with their functions, that could help to enhance maritime staffs’ written capacity. ?5sl?p?er vocabulary learning. The findings of this study could perform as a roadmap in creating learning materials for mobile learning English language
    English Language Teaching 02/2011; DOI:10.5539/elt.v4n1p185
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