ECTS credits: 3
Lectures: 1
Exercises: 2

Course objective:

Improvement of professional terminology, fast and precise exchange of information in a context related to different aspects of aircraft maintenance, use of professional and technical manuals and dictionaries

Course contents:

Revision of verb tenses and forms. Modals. Technical terminology: aircraft systems (oil, cooling, hydraulic, cabin air system), wing, landing gear, occupational health and safety. Maintenance and inspection plans.

Competences:

Knowledge of technical terminology and the skills of fast and precise exchange of information in a context related to various aspects of aviation. Skills of using professional and technical manuals, successful use of general and technical dictionaries. Presentation and communication skills.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1. Make a presentation on a selected professional topic. 2. Appropriately use grammatical patterns. 3. Use technical terminology and expressions. 4. Make comments and exchange opinions on topics in the field of aircraft maintenance. 5. Present critical reasoning on the relation of sustainable development and aviation industry. 6. Write a shorter professional text in English. These learning outcomes contribute to the following outcomes of the study programme of aircraft maintenance: - Use English with aviation vocabulary at the level sufficient to understand aircraft technical documentation and to apply procedures written in English. - Use information technology and electronic methods for instructing and self-study.