Whilst on board, students will listen carefully to any announcements which are delivered over the public address system and record any key vocabulary which is specific to maritime travel. The resource task enables them to acquire a knowledge of the linguistic conventions of spoken language as they will later carry out a study of one of the announcements, which will have been delivered on board.
When pupils arrive back at school, they will be provided with a transcript of one of Red Funnelâ€™s spoken announcements. They will complete an analysis of the text.
Students listen to the content of spoken announcements and record key words and other relevant information.
Students study the spoken word in context. Â„ They will study the use of informal tone. Â„ They will use non-standard English.
Students will demonstrate their skills of standard and non-standard English. Students will demonstrate their skills of formal and informal tone. They will demonstrate their speaking skills. Students will use the visit as a source of further tasks, if appropriate.