This short online course will help you become more proficient in communicating in the aviation industry. You can improve your ICAO English proficiency level while learning about the parts of an airplane, flight controls, airplane engines, fuel and oil systems, aviation weather, airport layouts, airport signs and markings, crew resource management, ATIS broadcasts and more.
In AVE 1004, the focus is on reciprocating engines in aircraft. You will learn about the components of a reciprocating engine and how it works while practicing speaking, listening, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills.
Who Should Attend
This course is recommended for those who want to become pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, air traffic controllers, or anyone who wants to learn more about aviation and practice English at the same time!
In AVE 1004: The Reciprocating Engine, you will:
- Learn engine-related vocabulary through interactive exercises.
- View and listen to a video on engines while practicing note taking in a course workbook.
- Make webcam videos to speak about engines using engine-related vocabulary.
- Learn about the pronunciation of consonant clusters through a video and practice exercises.
- Complete comprehension exercises, a course assessment, and final course project to demonstrate your knowledge and abilities to your instructor.
Each course is approximately 10-15 hours. You can complete the course on your own schedule over four weeks while receiving individual feedback from the instructor. All Embry-Riddle instructors have Master’s degrees in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and are experienced aviation English specialists.