Are you a pilot or air-traffic controller?


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Lessons held via Skype
Who Should Take This Course?

Live Lingua's English for Aviation course online via Skype is designed with the special needs of the aviation professional in mind. It is suitable for Intermediate English students and above who want to bring their English to the next level.

Course Description

This course is for aviation professionals - particularly pilots and air-traffic controllers who wish to reach and maintain level 4 (operational) as measured by the ICAO Language Profile descriptors. The course aims to increase confidence in communication and develops the very specific skills needed to succeed in any level 4 assessment and also to function effectively and safely in an aviation enviroment. This course does not aim to teach the phraseology that aviation professionals need but it is included to provide context for the plain English needed for communication between pilots and air-traffic controllers, and between pilots and pilots.

Course Duration

18 Hours (12 x 90 minute sessions) - Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

Course Goals

This course offers intermediate and above students the opportunity to understand and use English for Aviation Professionals.

Course Content

Intensive training in communication skills such as speaking, listening and explaining. Through the use of role play, as well as group and individual activities, students will increase their skills and vocabulary in every aspect of this process.


Take A Trial English for Pilots & Air-traffic Controllers Lesson

The Live Lingua English for Aviation Professionals course takes 18 hours to complete, broken down into 12 lessons of 1.5 hour each. The lessons are via Skype, so you can take them from the comfort of your own home or office at the time of your choosing. Each lesson covers the following topics.

Lesson 1

  • Landings
  • Touchdown
  • Letting Down a VIP
  • Undercarriage
  • Language Development
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Lesson 2

  • Lost
  • Across the Pacific
  • Finding Flight N45AC
  • Language Development
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Lesson 3

  • Technology
  • Datalink
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Instrument Blackout
  • Language Development
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Lesson 4

  • Animals
  • Wildlife on the Ground
  • Wildlife on the Ground
  • Bird Strike
  • Language Development

Lesson 5

  • Gravity
  • Ultralight
  • Air Race
  • Hydraulic Loss
  • Language Development

Lesson 6

  • Health
  • Doctor on Board?
  • Stressed?
  • Medical Emergency
  • Language Development

Lesson 7

  • Fire
  • Fire Risk
  • Smoke-Jumper
  • On-Board Fire
  • Language Development

Lesson 8

  • Meteorology
  • Microburst
  • Airport Disruption
  • Stormy Approach
  • Language Development

Lesson 9

  • Landings
  • Touchdown
  • Letting Down a VIP
  • Undercarriage
  • Language Development
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Lesson 10

  • Fuel
  • Aviation & Global Warming
  • Gimli Glider
  • Fuel Icing
  • Language Development

Lesson 11

  • Pressure
  • Blast
  • Damage
  • Emergency Descent
  • Language Development
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Lesson 12

  • Security
  • Air Rage
  • Suspicious Passengers
  • Unlawful Interference
  • Recap & Farewell

Do you have any questions about our English course for Aviation Professionals via Skype? You can speak to one of our trained English tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you about the details and answer any questions you may have.


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