02.02.2015

Seminar of Marlins "Test Of Spoken English (TOSE)" in ONMA

Marlins "Test Of Spoken English (TOSE)" seminar was held at Odessa National Maritime Academy on January 28. 5 teachers of the English Departments of ONMA took part in the seminar. The representative from Marlins company, Tandy Taylor, conducted the seminar at the initiative of crewing company of V.Ships.

Marlins Test Of Spoken English (TOSE) is an international test to determine the level of English for seafarers, recommended by the The Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the United Kingdom (MCA UK). The test pass is one of the main requirements upon entering employment or promotion at most of the leading shipping companies.

The seminar consisted of theoretical and practical parts. Cadets of ONMA were involved in the practical part. Teachers of Department of Maritime English of ONMA received valuable pieces of advice concerning training evaluation of cadets upon the passing of Marlins Test Of Spoken English, which is an integral part of the training cadets on their way to the sea career due to conducting seminar. The present teachers were solemnly handed certificates confirming their participation at the end of the seminar.