Changing Perspectives on Aviation English Training

Reflections on current and future challenges

WHEN: 25th & 26th June, 2015
WHERE: Warsaw, Poland

As the ICAO LPRs become more deeply established within the industry, this Forum provided attendees with an opportunity to reflect on current and future challenges for aviation English training. Expert speakers gave presentations and led workshops on topics ranging from the training needs of operational vs trainee personnel, Expert (L6) speakers, training materials development and the benefts that technology can bring to the language learning/practice process.

ICAEA 18th Forum: Warsaw, Poland – 25th & 26th June, 2015

EVENT INFORMATION

Programme

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Report

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Photos

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PROCEEDINGS

Edited by: Anna Borowska, Adrian Enright
Published by: Institute for Intercultural Communication, University of Warsaw

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PRESENTATIONS

Presentation 1

“Catering to the needs of Trainees and Operational Pilots and Controllers”

Colin Davies
Airways New Zealand

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Presentation 2

“Pilot and controller language proficiency – a threat to aviation safety”

Dr. Barbara Clark
You Say Tomato

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Presentation 3

“English language proficiency for successful aviation training”

Henry Emery
Latitude Aviation English Services

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Presentation 4

“Training Needs beyond ICAO LPRs”

Peggy Wegler
English First

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Presentation 5

“Rationale for aviation English instructors training courses”

Dr. Olena Petrashchuk
Aviation Communication Research Centre
University of Warsaw

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Presentation 6

“Do expert speakers need to practice a language?”

Dr. Anna Borowska
Aviation Communication Research Centre
University of Warsaw

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Presentation 7

“Training for ICAO Level 6”

William Agius & Martin Vontobel
Centre for Aviation
ZHAW – School of Engineering

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Presentation 8

“Specialised language teaching and learning through modern technologies”

Dr. Pawel Szerszen & Dr. Marcin Laczek
Institute of Specialised and Intercultural Communication
University of Warsaw

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Presentation 9

“Approach, content and method”

Neil Bullock
English Plus

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SPONSORS

ICAEA is very grateful to all our sponsors who did much to ensure the success of this workshop – especially The University of Warsaw who hosted the event.

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