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Look at the pictures below. Make up the end of the story yourself. Use the questions to help you.

 

Who was watching the pirates when they escaped?

How did the pirates feel when they escaped?

 

 

What was in the bag?

How did the pirates feel when they opened the bag?

How did the police know about the pirates?

What do you think happened to the pirates?

(Nisbet, A. English for Seafarers (Study Pack 1). Unit 7.4)

 

 

2. Read the dialogue. A policeman is interviewing the Captain of the Milamar about the incident with the pirates. Use the information from the text to complete the Captain's answers.

Policeman: Good afternoon. I am pleased to report that we have now caught the three men who came on board your vessel early this morning. These men are dangerous criminals, and I need some information about what happened earlier. Can I ask you some questions?

Captain: Certainly, Officer.

Policeman: Good. Were you on the vessel when the incident occurred, Sir?

Captain: ..................................................................................................... .

Policeman: Good. But did you see or hear anything?

Captain: No, because I ............................................................................... .

Policeman: Right. Was anyone on watch when the pirates came on board?

Captain: Yes, two crew members.

Policeman: Did they see the pirates when they climbed on board?

Captain: No, because ................................................................................. .

Policeman: I understand that a cadet was injured. What happened?

Captain: The cadet was …………………… in his cabin when
…………………… . He shouted for help and then ……………………

Policeman: I see. I understand that an engineer found him on the floor. What did the engineer do?

Captain: He …………………… the pirates but …………………….

Policeman: OK. Now, did they steal anything from the vessel?

Captain: Yes, ............................................................................................. .

Policeman: And what was in the cadet's bag?

Captain: ..................................................................................................... !

Policeman: Well, it was lucky that's all theσ took! Thank you for your help, Sir.

 

3. Reproduce the dialogue. You may use the additional expressions given below.

 

· Let me introduce myself.

· I`m authorized to investigate the incident on board your vessel.

· I`m going to verify () some details.

· Did anybody see the pirates in their faces?

· Can anybody identify () them?

· I must write down (record) your answers.

· You must sign (my report.

· I need to see the cadet`s cabin (to take to the cabin).

 

4. Write a report about the incident with the pirates, compile the letter according to the rules of business correspondence rearranging the given sections of the letter in appropriate order.

 

1. Dear Sir or Madam

2. Yours sincerely

3. 24 July, 2013



4. Anglo Pacific International P / c

E – mail: info@anglopacific.co.uk

Post

5/9 Willen Field Road,

Park Royal, London

NW10 7BQ

For the Attorney

5. Gorge MacMillan, Master of the m/v Milamar

6. I would like to inform you ………

7. Portsmouth Shipping Company, m/v Milamar

Tel 0447662531924, Fax 0447662531925

 


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