Introduction to Aviation
Students explore vocabulary and activities related to aviation.
The Different Kinds of Verbs in English
Students practice identifying and distinguishing between main verbs, auxiliary verbs, and modal auxiliary verbs.
Auxiliary Verbs and Their Relationship with Tense and Aspect
Students practice choosing between be, do, and have based on the time and aspect of a sentence they wish to create.
Students study the when and when not to use inversion word order in questions.
Students learn the many ways to use the verb, have along with the meanings that can be communicated using the phrase, "have got".
Students learn the different elements needed to structure an academic paragraph.
1-1 People at the Airport
Listening activity based on six people’s careers in aviation. Listening activity contains several words from unit vocabulary.
1-2 Visit to a Flight Surgeon
Listening activity based on a pilot and flight surgeon discussing an in-flight physical and medical problem. Activity reinforces student comprehension of unit vocabulary, Grammar 1-1, and Grammar 1-2.
1-3 Pilot, Controller Transcript
Listening activity based on communication between an aircraft and air traffic controllers during a flight. Activity reinforces student comprehension of unit vocabulary.
1-1 Unit Introduction Discussion
Unit introduction conversation activity.
1-2 Vocabulary Discussion
Vocabulary discussion activity.
Students improvise dialogues according to prompts.
1-4 Positives & Negatives
Students take turns convering sentences from positive to negative and vice-versa. Activity reinforces student comprehension of the role of English's auxiliary verbs in forming negative sentences.
1-5 Change the Tense
Students familiarize themselves with the concept of different tenses by changing the time meaning of sentences.
1-6 Three Question Discussion
Group speaking activity for students to practice making questions.
1-7 What's the Question?
Students formulate questions based on clues provided by their partners.
1-8 Negative Question Discussion
Students work with a partner and discuss situations in which they need to ask each other negative questions.
1-9 What Have You Got to Say?
Students discuss in groups answers to questions that focus on the different uses of "have" and "have got."
1-1 Three Kinds of Verbs
Lesson about auxiliary verbs, modal auxiliary verbs, and main verbs.
Students practice making yes/no and wh-questions. Questions about both the subject and the object are studied.
1-3 Have & Have Got
Students practice the different meanings of the verb have and have got.
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1-1 A Pilot’s Journal
Fictitious journal entries describing health issues. Reading activity contains several words from unit vocabulary list.
1-1 Let's Take a Look
Four short conversations that serve as a lead in to Grammar 1-3.
1-2 Careers in Aviation
Students research popular careers in aviation and make presentations to give to the class.
1-1 Topic Sentences
Students learn how to write a strong topic sentence.
1-2 Supporting & Concluding Sentences
Students focus on writing sentences to support the main idea of a paragraph, and practice identifying unrelated sentences. Students learn how to effectively conclude a paragraph.
Students write a paragraph about health and lifestyle in their country.
aircraft / airplane
aircraft weight & balance
Area Control Centre (ACC)
cycle landing gear
flight level (FL)
navigational aids (NAVAID)
Notice to airmen (NOTAM)
radar line of sight