AVE-2100 Aviation English – Teacher Training Workshop

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course Length
5 days

Course Dates & Locations
Spring 2020; Daytona Beach, FL
Details TBD

(Minimum of 5 students required for on-site training)

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A five-day workshop for English language teachers who want to specialize in Aviation English. This workshop focuses on Language as a Human Factor in Aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) language proficiency requirements, and aviation English teaching approaches and techniques. The week begins by providing an overview of the critical role of language within aviation operations. Participants learn about the development and implementation of the ICAO language proficiency requirements for the aviation industry. The workshop then focuses on pedagogical approaches to teaching Aviation English including content and language integrated learning and task-based language teaching using authentic materials. Participants will leave the workshop equipped with teaching techniques specific for Aviation English that maximize efficiency in the classroom.

Who Should Attend

English language teachers with a desire to specialize in Aviation English.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about language as a human factor in aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) language proficiency requirements, and Aviation English teaching approaches and techniques.
  • Connect with other language teaching professionals specializing in the teaching of Aviation English.
  • Take in the world of aviation at the premier aviation university in the United States located in Daytona Beach, Florida.
  • Add to your skill set and ability to teach English for specific purposes.

About the Instructors

Elizabeth Mathews
Assistant Professor, College of Aviation

Mathews served as the ICAO Linguistic Consultant leading the development of the ICAO Language Proficiency Requirements.

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Jennifer Roberts
Aviation English Specialist, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Roberts is a board member of the International Civil Aviation English Association and develops and implements Aviation English programs.

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Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900