Review the vocabulary associated with airports,
and phraseology related to the phases of flight preceding take-off: ground operations and taxiing.
1 – Friday, April 17th
To warm up your brain and switch it into English mode, read this article from Kiddle, Wikipedia’s offspring made for children.
Learning from children’s programs is a great way to go back to basics.
Scroll all the way down the article, to read the pictures’ caption and review a lot of vocabulary, as you would in a visual dictionary.
2 – Saturday, April 18th
From L’Anglais pour voler, study these two double-pages on ground operations:
PHRASEOLOGY – Aerodrome, on the ground
And practice with a crossword.
3 – Sunday, April 19th
Taxiing is not as easy as it sounds:
Taxiing around an airport, an orienteering exercise
4 – Monday, April 20th
Numbers, again … but this time with letters!
5 – Tuesday, April 21st
Remember that the ATIS phone numbers for the UK’s airports are listed p.32 of the GetMet leaflet available on the Met Office site.
Scroll down the » Aeronautical meteorology – service for low-level aviation « paragraph to the last entry: Training resources for pilots and GETMET.
6 – Wednesday, April 22nd
What happens when something goes wrong:
7 – Thursday, April 23rd
Celebrate the end of the third week of intensive English training with another FCL.055 listening comprehension test.