AERONAUTICAL ENGLISH: AN ANALYSIS OF SELECTED COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES USED BY NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS IN INTERACTION WITH OPERATIONAL LEVEL 4 PERSONNEL

Authors

  • Anna Borowska University of Warsaw, Aviation Communication Research Centre

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.71.11759

Keywords:

Aeronautical English, communication strategies, native speakers, operational level 4

Abstract

Aeronautical English differs from general English, so it has to be learned by native speakers of English. The author refers to the particular role this group of speakers is required to play in aviation settings. The article presents Aeronautical English in current use by reference to selected communication strategies native English speaking operational personnel employ when communicating orally with non-native partners of ICAO Level 4. The article investigates the usefulness of such strategies based on real-life examples. To this end, it seems obvious that not only non-native English speaking pilots and controllers are supposed to employ communication strategies in order to avoid misunderstanding, but also their native English speaking colleagues.

Author Biography

Anna Borowska, University of Warsaw, Aviation Communication Research Centre

Borowska Anna Paulina. 1976, Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, Assistant Professor.

The Head of Aviation Communication Research Centre, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland.

Education: M.A. in English Literary Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Catholic University of Lublin, Poland (2001).

Research area: Aviation English, Aeronautical English, intercultural aviation communication, native speakers in aeronautical discourse, operational personnel language training.

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Published

2017-07-17

How to Cite

Borowska, A. (2017). AERONAUTICAL ENGLISH: AN ANALYSIS OF SELECTED COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES USED BY NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS IN INTERACTION WITH OPERATIONAL LEVEL 4 PERSONNEL. Proceedings of the National Aviation University, 71(2), 140–147. https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.71.11759

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PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION