COURSES FOR AVIATION ENGLISH TEACHERS 

Next course dates:

Monday 18-Sep-2017 - Friday 29-Sep-2017 Monday 13-Nov-17 - Friday 24-Nov-17 Monday 19-Feb-2018 - Friday 02-Mar-2018 Monday 14-May-2018 - Friday 25-May-2018 Monday 20-Aug-2018 - Friday 31-Aug-2018 Monday 17-Sep-2018 - Friday 28-Sep-2018 Monday 12-Nov-2018 - Friday 23-Nov-2018

Who are these courses for?

These courses are designed for English language teachers who are helping pilots / ATCO’s reach Operational Level 4 (and above). Course participants often include both native and non-native English speakers with varying levels of experience in teaching and aviation.

Plain English or Phraseology?

These courses focus on the teaching of “plain English” in an Aviation context, based on key language functions and domains, and NOT the teaching of RT/phraseology or technical terminology

Course content:

This will be a practical course and contain a series of workshops focusing on: Documents: 1. Analysing key areas of ICAO document 9835 (“MANUAL OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ICAO LANGUAGE  PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS”) relating to best practices in Aviation English teaching and testing 2. A review of ICAO document Cir 318-AN/180 – “LANGUAGE TESTING CRITERIA FOR GLOBAL HARMONIZATION” Published Materials 1. A review of published Aviation English teaching materials 2. A review of ‘Climb Level 4’ – an internet-based self-study programme 3. Blended learning - the advantages / disadvantages of self-study compared with classroom-based teaching The Students 1. The motivation of language learners from the aviation community 2. Are aviation specialists different to other learners of English? The Rating Scale 1. An introduction to the ICAO Rating scale 2. What does a Level 3 or Level 4 candidate sound like? Benchmark Testing vs Licensing Testing 1. Designing a simple benchmark test Developing Materials 1. Developing, designing and demonstrating materials to teach the key skill areas of listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary. 2. Key areas of vocabulary and grammar in Aviation English 3. Key language functions in Aviation English Methodology 1. Introducing and analysing different aspects of language teaching practice, methodology and language teaching issues. 2. Teaching in a mono-lingual environment – techniques to encourage English language practice Personal Development: 1. Encouraging teachers in their personal and professional development in a stimulating and motivating environment. 2. Providing a forum for discussion of themes and shared experiences The costs (per person) for the two-week programme are:   Course  £550 Accommodation in a host family (breakfast and evening meal) £280 Hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast)        from £40 per night Medical Insurance £29 Transfers from Heathrow Airport  (National Express coach) from £40   The “Course” price includes: Course (50 hours) All the tuition materials Free use of Self-Study room (we have some excellent computer-based English courses especially for listening and pronunciation practice) Free access to the internet ENROLMENT: To enrol please click here     
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“TO EFFECTIVELY HELP AVIATION PROFESSIONALS TO REACH ICAO LEVEL 4 OR 5 YOU NEED SKILLED, KNOWLEDGEABLE TEACHERS”
COURSES FOR AVIATION ENGLISH TEACHERS  Next course dates: Monday 18-Sep-2017 - Friday 29-Sep-2017 Monday 13-Nov-17 - Friday 24-Nov-17 Monday 19-Feb-2018 - Friday 02-Mar-2018 Monday 14-May-2018 - Friday 25-May-2018 Monday 20-Aug-2018 - Friday 31-Aug-2018 Monday 17-Sep-2018 - Friday 28-Sep-2018 Monday 12-Nov-2018 - Friday 23-Nov-2018 Who are these courses for? These courses are designed for English language teachers who are helping pilots / ATCO’s reach Operational Level 4 (and above). Course participants often include both native and non-
native English speakers with varying levels of experience in teaching and aviation. Plain English or Phraseology? These courses focus on the teaching of “plain English” in an Aviation context, based on key language functions and domains, and NOT the teaching of RT/phraseology or technical terminology Course content: This will be a practical course and contain a series of workshops focusing on: Documents: 1. Analysing key areas of ICAO document 9835 (“MANUAL OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ICAO LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS”) relating to best practices in Aviation English teaching and testing 2. A review of ICAO document Cir 318-AN/180 – “LANGUAGE TESTING CRITERIA FOR GLOBAL HARMONIZATION” Published Materials 1. A review of published Aviation English teaching materials 2. A review of ‘Climb Level 4’ – an internet-based self- study programme 3. Blended learning - the advantages / disadvantages of self-study compared with classroom-based teaching The Students 1. The motivation of language learners from the aviation community 2. Are aviation specialists different to other learners of English? The Rating Scale 1. An introduction to the ICAO Rating scale 2. What does a Level 3 or Level 4 candidate sound like? Benchmark Testing vs Licensing Testing 1. Designing a simple benchmark test Developing Materials 1. Developing, designing and demonstrating materials to teach the key skill areas of listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary. 2. Key areas of vocabulary and grammar in Aviation English 3. Key language functions in Aviation English Methodology 1. Introducing and analysing different aspects of language teaching practice, methodology and language teaching issues. 2. Teaching in a mono-lingual environment – techniques to encourage English language practice Personal Development: 1. Encouraging teachers in their personal and professional development in a stimulating and motivating environment. 2. Providing a forum for discussion of themes and shared experiences The costs (per person) for the two-week programme are:   Course  £550 Accommodation in a host family (breakfast and evening meal) £280 Hotel accommodation (bed and breakfast)        from £40 per night Medical Insurance £29 Transfers from Heathrow Airport  (National Express coach) from £40   The “Course” price will include: Course (50 hours) All the tuition materials Free use of Self-Study room (we have some excellent computer-based English courses especially for listening and pronunciation practice) Free access to the internet ENROLMENT: To enrol please click here     
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Mayflower College, UK        Tel. 44-1752-673784     english@maycoll.co.uk       www.maycoll.co.uk