Course details

Aviation English V


Department of Aeronautics

Semester: Summer
ECTS:4
Study level: BSc
Course code: 93759
Available in 2020/21: Yes

Course description:

Objective of the course:

  • Provide knowledge and information necessary to demonstrate at least Level 4
    according to ICAO English Level Proficiency Testing descriptors.

 

Learning outcomes:
After the completion of the course the student will be able to:

  1. Analyse aviation accidents and incidents, possible causes and consequences to the
    development of air traffic (Milan Linate accident, Uberlingen mid-air collision) in the
    English language.
  2. Use complex grammatical and language structures (conditional clauses, “causative
    have“, impersonal passive, prepositions, adjectives, idioms, relative clauses and
    pronouns) in Aviation English texts
  3. Translate precisely from Croatian into English, texts on Aviation topics in accordance
    with the ICAO language descriptors, using glossaries and dictionaries (according to
    ICAO English Language Proficiency Requirements (Level 5) and Common European
    Framework of Reference for Languages B2/C1)
  4. Actively participate in class discussions on aviation industry topics, react on mistakes
    made by other students, provide answers and accept other students’ opinions.
  5. Analyse, independently, in pairs and in a group, texts from the professional literature in
    English (runway incursion, safety standards)
  6. Interpret and argue the content of texts using professional terminology in English and
    commence and have a meaningful conversation with other students about a given topic
    (remote control tower, airport design).


Course teachers:
Ivana Francetić





Syllabus (pdf)

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