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Becoming a flight attendant

May 14, 2014 Blog, FA_Posts No Comments

Becoming a flight attendant

Aim

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

·         Revise or learn

·         Have fun!

So you’ve decided on a career as a flight attendant.  Congratulations! Sometimes deciding is the hardest part. Not only that, you’ve already started working on your languages skills and confidence – you’re well on your way!

The path to becoming a flight attendant can be divided up into the following:

 

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Best (and worst!) Uniforms

December 16, 2013 Blog, FA_Posts No Comments
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Flight Attendants Best (and worst!) uniforms

Aims

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

·         Practice describing uniforms (difficult)

·         Have fun!

For the attention of Stella McCartney,

As you may be aware, Coco Consulting has been contracted by Universe Uniforms to undertake international market research prior to expanding operations into design and production of cabin crew uniforms.

We have surveyed 1000 flight attendants from across 10 different airlines and 5 continents and have gathered the following information on uniform preferences:

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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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