September is that time of the year when you’re supposed to go back to some serious work and PP #27 will help you do just that. We’ll pick up where we left off in June, i.e. phraseology.
1 – vocabulary
The Phraseology division in « L’Anglais pour voler » is made up of 18 chapters, covering all aspects of flight. PP#26 offers a double page that regroups some useful words. Here is another double page with some more useful words!
2 – listening comprehension
Practice standard words and phrases with a former Info-pilote article.
Listen to the audio file below:
and find the missing words in the article here.
3 – reading comprehension
Go to www.skybrary.com, and click on the first button: « Air ground Communication ».
Scroll down the page to « Communication Guide for General Aviation VFR Flights ».
In this article, click on « Communication Guide » to gain access to « A guide to Phraseology for General Aviation Pilots in Europe ».
This 25-page brochure tells you everything you need to know about radio communications in English. For example:
– p. 13: How is 12 000 transmitted?
– p. 14: In which case is it possible not to transmit all six digits of a radio frequency?
– p. 27: How should you acknowledge a traffic information provided by an ATC unit?
4 – general English corner
Today, September 13th 2019, it’s full moon madness on Friday the 13th!
Read this dictionary.com article on Friday the 13th:
– Why is Friday and the number 13 considered unlucky by Christians, or by the Norse?
You can also watch the video attached to the article:
– What is a self-fulfilling prophecy?
Then read this article to know more about the Harvest Moon, micro moons, and when will the next co-occurence of these two ominous events happen.
5 – word game
We use words in French that look like they come from English, but which are not actually used by English speakers. In this crossword, the clues are the English looking French words. Try to find their equivalent in English.