PRACTICE PAPER #17 – BACK TO WORK

1 – vocabulary

With the help of a 2008 « In English, please » article, review the control and instrument panel vocabulary, along with its pronunciation.  

2 – listening comprehension

Make a full transcript of this Hong Kong airport’s ATIS recorded last year during the typhoon season.  

3 – reading comprehension

Take this quiz on airport markings from www.boldmethod.com . Will you ace it?  

4 – general English corner

Play a slideshow at www.dictionary.com to learn a few facts about texting acronyms. Then answer these questions: – Which one is in French? – What answer might you get if you become verbose? – What does this one mean?  

5 – wordsearch

we’ll end this session with a wordsearch yielding an inspiring hidden message.    

2 – listening comprehension

Hong Kong ATIS transcript

4 – general English corner

– RSVP – TLDR: too long, didn’t read – Thank God it’s Friday!

5 – wordsearch solution