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ICAO Level 5 Structure: Expressing Opinions When it comes to a speaking part of an ICAO exam, there’s a vast spectrum of possibilities to express your opinion and justify it. Let’s focus now on the first area. Why you should use phrases that emphasize your opinions? First of all, it ...

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ICAO Level 6 Vocabulary: Civilian Supersonic Aircraft What are Civilian Supersonic Aircraft? Probably you’ll think of a dart-shaped supersonic jet airliner manufactured by Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale, a predecessor of Airbus Industries) and the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) used ...

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ICAO Level 6 Vocabulary: Hot Air Balloon Description Imagine you’re presented with a picture of a hot air balloon and your task is to describe it in detail. The problem is you really want to say something but this subject maybe isn’t near and dear to your heart or maybe you ...

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ICAO Level 5 and 6 Structure: How To Form Complex Irregular Plurals? “Aircraft” is the best example of an irregular plural in aviation English and yes, it is the same in the singular (“an aircraft”) and plural (“the aircraft”). No other correct options ...

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ICAO Level 6 Vocabulary: How to Describe a High-Altitude Military Parachuting Picture? This article will start a series of blog posts with a subtitle ‘How to say it?’ As long as I take a closer look at my students they often know how to say something unless they face an examination. ...

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ICAO Structure Level 6: ‘Zero Article’ in general and aviation English ‘A’, ‘An’ and ‘The” are the examples of the definite and indefinite articles used in the English language. When should those articles be omitted in general English? What are ...

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ICAO 6 Pronunciation – How Can the IPA Help You Become a Proficient Speaker? What is the IPA and why is it helpful? The IPA stands for the International Phonetic Alphabet, which according to Wikipedia “is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin ...

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What are the ICAO Holistic Descriptors? One of the aviation key documents, Manual on the Implementation of ICAO Language Proficiency Requirements (Doc 9835), includes a set of guidelines that may be helpful to anyone who wants to take an ICAO exam. The manual includes the ICAO Holistic ...

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ICAO General English: Summer Season – Vocabulary Party It’s the middle of my summer break when I write this blog post and I feel in a great mood to publish something light and easy to digest. It’s been a long time since I last published one of the blog posts from my series ...

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