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Dubai Airshow 2011

November 16, 2011 Blog No Comments
Dubai Air Show

Next week, between November 13th and 17th the Dubai Airshow will take place at the International Dubai Airport (DXB) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Dubai Airshow is one of the biggest air shows of the aviation industry. The event features lectures and exhibitions from aviators and aviation companies, attracting visitors and tourists from all over the world. It has taken place since 1989 as an initiative of the "Fairs & Exhibitions Ltd" in cooperation with the Dubai Government and the Dubai International Airport.

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Esquadrilha da Fumaça no Rio de Janeiro

November 10, 2011 Blog No Comments
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Esta semana foram divulgadas na internet imagens do litoral Carioca tiradas pela Esquadrilha da Fumaça.

As fotos foram feitas por uma câmera acoplada na asa de uma das aeronaves, durante a última apresentação da Esquadrilha da Fumaça em Copacabana.

Confira abaixo algumas das belíssimas fotos capturadas pela nossa Esquadrilha da Fumaça:

 

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Grammar Point: Present Perfect

November 8, 2010 Blog, FA_Posts No Comments
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Flight Attendants 15                                                                                                                                             Grammar point: present perfect

Aim

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

·         Revise present perfect / present perfect continuous tense

·         Have fun!

 

Dear Reiko,

I have just arrived in Tokyo and have tried to call you. Have you changed your phone number?

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Miss Grammar – Lesson 24: Direct / Indirect speech

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Please watch this interesting video about the "Direct / Indirect speech" and try to answer following questions.

 
1. Speaker's Direct words are _____speech?
 
2. change from direct to indirect speech
a)It is too late.
b)I have replied.
c)I cannot come.
d)I could fall down.
e)I will pay tomorrow.
 

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Miss Grammar – Lesson 22 : Passive voice

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Please watch this interesting video about the "Passive voice" and try to answer following questions.

 
A) Rewrite the sentences in Active voice.
Example: Letters were written by the students. 
 
The students wrote letters.
 
1) The club was founded by Ron and Peggy.
2) The computer is used by Patrick.
3) The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.
 

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Miss Grammar – Lesson 23: Yet / Still / Already

english grammar

Please watch this interesting video about the "Yet / Still / Already" and try to answer following questions.

  • You don't have to do it. I've ______ done it.
  • I've had no time. I haven't done it ______ .
  • Don't wake him. He's ______ asleep.
  • I've ______ told you what to do. Listen carefully this time.
  • The plane has ______ arrived. It was really early.

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