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Grammar: Simple Past Tense

June 19, 2014 Gramática No Comments
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TOPIC: Grammar Point – Simple Past Tense

 

GOAL: To review the simple past tense and irregular verbs

 

Level: Medium

 

 

Exercise #1: Read about the structure and use of the simple past tense

 

The simple past tense is sometimes called the preterite tense. We can use several tenses to talk about the past, but the simple past tense is the one we use most often.

–         The structure for positive sentences in the simple past tense is:

subject + main verb (past)

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Mergers

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TOPIC: MERGERS

LEVEL: EASY

Read the introductory text about mergers, following links to additional material where necessary.

Airline mergers have caused a lot of controversy in the history of aviation, some of them proving that bigger is not better at all (http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/10_20/b4178007849046_page_2.htm ), yet for industry giants, like Continental and United, learning from other airlines’ mistakes may just not be an option.

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Security

June 15, 2014 Blog, FA_Posts No Comments
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Security

Aim

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

 

·         Revise security issues

·         Have fun!

Tip!                                                       If possible, read through the entire lesson out loud

 

Security is a major issue in aviation today and it has had a major impact on the way cabin crew work. Security procedures put in place over the last decade have seen flight attendants trading white gloves for latex, handing out plastic cutlery in place of metal, and training for some extreme worst case scenarios.

 

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The Aviation Mystery of the Nevada Triangle

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 See this fascinating video of the Nevada Triangle. 

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Teamwork

June 11, 2014 Blog, FA_Posts No Comments
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Aim

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

·         Discussion of teamwork skills (difficult)

·         Have fun!

 

 

Tip!                                                       If possible, read through the entire lesson out loud

 

 

 

 You’ll know doubt be aware that teamwork is important in the role of a flight attendant but have you ever considered what that means or how to improve your teamwork skills?  How will you demonstrate your ability to work in a team during your flight attendant interview?

What does teamwork mean?

 

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LUXURY AIRLINES

June 6, 2014 BE_Post, Blog No Comments
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TOPIC: LUXURY AIRLINES

LEVEL: DIFFICULT

Read the introductory text about luxury in the airline industry. Follow links for additional material and answer the questions below:

The economic downturn, industry experts say, “has clipped the wings of luxury travel” (http://in.reuters.com/article/idINTRE6531V720100604 ).

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Airline Certification

June 3, 2014 BE_Post, Blog No Comments
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TOPIC: AIRLINE CERTIFICATION

LEVEL: DIFFICULT
 
Read the introductory text about the certification process required by the FAA, as well as the additional material at 
http://www.avsog.com/faa_certpahses.html#fap .
 
Industry experts would unanimously agree that airline certification policies and the industry structure in the U.S. look rather complex to the uninitiated. Every airline seeking to be certified has to go through the 4 mandatory certification phases implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 
These steps include the following: Formal Application Phase, Design Assessment Phase, Performance Assessment Phase and Administrative Functions Phase.
 

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Pass Your FAA Checkride – 10 Tips You MUST Know

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Of all the tests you'll take in your life, the FAA practical flight test is one you don't want to repeat. Months of flight training and ground school have led to this one moment – the culmination of your aviation knowledge. Here's your chance to shine, to show the FAA examiner everything you've learned both on the ground and in the air. By following the 10 tips listed below, you'll not only pass your FAA checkride – you'll do it with skill and confidence.

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Catering Companies

May 29, 2014 BE_Post, Blog No Comments
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TOPIC: AIRLINE CATERING SERVICES

LEVEL: EASY

Read the following introductory text about airline catering companies following links for additional information.

Airline service experience can never be full without an in-flight meal, or at least that is what travelers used to think. Before the airline industry was struck with the economic downturn and long before air travel was de-romanticized and demoted to a mundane commute, flights and in-flight meals were in fact a symbol of luxury. However, with the advent of no-frills airlines and their “peanuts-only” catering policies, many experts rushed to announce the death of the airline meal (http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SavingandDebt/TravelForLess/TheDeathOfTheAirlineMeal.aspx ). Resurrection, industry watchers say, is nowhere in sight.

Catering services that serve some major airlines beg to differ. Emirates Flight Catering, which employs 6400 staff and is known to have produced 32 mln meals in 2009, runs its own luxury chocolate factory called “Le Chocolat”, and Gate Gourmet (world’s largest independent airline catering company based in Zurich) and LSG SkyChefs (Lufthansa’s caterer) are still going strong despite the economic slump, serving passengers a variety of options, from muslim and kosher to gluton-free and vegan dishes.

 

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Cabin crew procedures

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Cabin crew procedures Aim Practice English skills in an aviation context Revise some typical procedures and test yourself on knowledge you not only need to know but may be tested on during interviews Have fun! The list of cabin crew procedures can be …

Santos Dumont, Pioneer Aviator

Santos Dumont

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Alberto Santos Dumont, Pioneer Aviator   Santos Dumont, born in 1873, grew up in a coffee plantation owned by his family but spent most of his adult life in Paris. He was so fascinated by machinery that even as a child he learned …

Airline vs. Executive Aviation

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  TOPIC: Airline vs. executive aviation Listen to the audio GOAL: To compare airline flying versus working in executive aviation Level: Easy Exercise #1: Read about the differences between airline flying and executive aviation and then proceed to Exercise #2 The physical aspects of flying an airplane are fairly similar in …

Crew Resource Management (CRM)

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  [Audio clip: view full post to listen]TOPIC: Crew Resource Management (CRM) Exercise #1: Read about CRM and then proceed to Exercise #2 Crew Resource Management (CRM) training originated from a NASA workshop in 1979 that focused on improving air safety. The NASA research presented at this meeting found that …

Parts of an Aircraft

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 1. Read about the various major parts of an airplane, then proceed to Step 2 Although there are many aircraft designs flying today, most of them share a common assembly of major parts that all pilots should be thoroughly aware of. Ever since …