Aviation English - Taking the children to work

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This aviation English lesson focuses on the job responsibilities of an air traffic controller. You will find out what happened when a controller took his children to work. You will also learn some new aviation vocabulary and practice your listening comprehension with authentic material. Please go to http://www.practiceicaoengish.com/ to find out about more materials to help you improve your aviation English.

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Free Aviation English Lesson Vocabulary and listening comprehension :

Free Aviation English Lesson Vocabulary and listening comprehension Taking the children to work

What do you know about the job of an air traffic controller?:

What do you know about the job of an air traffic controller?

Do you think air traffic controllers have a lot of responsibilities?:

Do you think air traffic controllers have a lot of responsibilities?

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Listen and fill in the gaps.:

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Listen and fill in the gaps. to ___________________of air traffic so that it is as efficient and safe as possible. complete _____________ logs compile pilots’ reports and _________________________documentation analyse weather reports and ____________requirements checking _________ statistics at both the current airport and future destination to ensure the __________route of travel and issue any possible weather delays. aid the pilots in ________________ their destination

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Answers:

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Answers to control the flow of air traffic so that it is as efficient and safe as possible. complete daily logs compile pilots’ reports and flight plan documentation analyse weather reports and fuel requirements checking weather statistics at both the current airport and future destination to ensure the safest route of travel and issue any possible weather delays. aid the pilots in reaching their destination

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Listen and fill in the gaps.:

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Listen and fill in the gaps . keep messages from the aircraft and ___________ all reports for clarity and _________________________. ensure that the job is done in strict ______________with federal regulations. efficiently __________________control to the airplane’s destination traffic control tower. provide flight path ___________ for bad weather and in extreme circumstances, direct pilots to a specific area for _____________ landings. aid in overcoming any flight _______________ to ______________ ground workers at the airport and/or airline in certain duties.

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Answers:

Air Traffic Controller Responsibilities Answers keep messages from the aircraft and review all reports for clarity and completeness . ensure that the job is done in strict compliance with federal regulations. efficiently hand over control to the airplane’s destination traffic control tower. provide flight path changes for bad weather and in extreme circumstances, direct pilots to a specific area for emergency landings. aid in overcoming any flight problems to instruct ground workers at the airport and/or airline in certain duties.

Air Traffic Control Pictures:

Air Traffic Control Pictures Air traffic – North America Air traffic controller at work

How many of you have children?:

How many of you have children? Have you ever taken your children to work with you? Would you be acting in a professional and responsible way, if you did take your children to work with you?

Listen to what happened when a controller took his children to work.:

Listen to what happened when a controller took his children to work.

Listen to what happened when a controller took his children to work.:

Listen to what happened when a controller took his children to work.

Vocabulary taken from ‘Sky Fox Boston’ online news report:

Vocabulary taken from ‘Sky Fox Boston’ online news report VOCABULARY DEFINITION s upervised to be watched by someone with experience enthusiastically to do something and enjoy it routine everyday activity authentic real harmless safe unmistakably with no doubt

Vocabulary taken from ‘Sky Fox Boston’ online news report:

Vocabulary taken from ‘Sky Fox Boston’ online news report VOCABULARY DEFINITION condone allow demonstrate show pending waiting for a result destruction the act of destroying something tremendous excellent ( in this context)

Now read the questions below and then listen to the report before answering the questions.:

Now read the questions below and then listen to the report before answering the questions. Has it been confirmed that the recording from the Air Traffic Control Tower is real? What did the air traffic controller allow his son to do the first night? How do the pilots respond to the child’s instructions? In Jim Baker’s career as a pilot, has he ever been instructed by a child?

Now read the questions below and then listen to the rest of the report before answering the questions.:

Now read the questions below and then listen to the rest of the report before answering the questions. Who does the FAA say are allowed to communicate with planes? Why aren’t the employees involved in this incident controlling planes at this moment? What standards do controllers set for themselves and exceed each day?

Here are the answers to the questions.:

Here are the answers to the questions. Has it been confirmed that the recording from the Air Traffic Control Tower is real? yes What did the air traffic controller allow his son to do the first night? squawk a few routine messages over the radio to pilots waiting to take off. How do the pilots respond to the child’s instructions? enthusiastically In Jim Baker’s career as a pilot, has he ever been instructed by a child? no Who does the FAA say are allowed to communicate with planes? Only licensed controllers Why aren’t the employees involved in this incident controlling planes at this moment? The FAA are waiting for the results of the investigation. What standards do controllers set for themselves and exceed each day? The highest professional standards

That is the end of the lesson. I hope you’ve enjoyed it.:

That is the end of the lesson. I hope you’ve enjoyed it. Please opt into our website at www.practiceICAOenglish.com if you would like to see more aviation English materials.

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