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English native speaker pilots also to blame for near misses in the skies

15-05-2017 Hits:98 News Claudia Civinini - avatar Claudia Civinini

Failure to comply with Aviation English standards by both native and non-native speaker pilots and air traffic controllers has led to some frightening near misses, a new independent report has...

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At the end of January the US state of Washington was the first to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump in a bid to stop his executive order barring entry to the United States from seven countries. About a week later, over seventeen states had filed an amicus brief to support the lawsuit.

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Receiving a box full of books signed by Noam Chomsky is probably a linguist’s ultimate dream. But this fantasy scenario really did happen to Mosab Abu-Toha, a 24-year-old English literature graduate and EFL teacher.

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A vocational schools operator in Los Angeles has pleaded guilty to charges of visa fraud as part of a plea bargain after a Homeland Security investigation dating back to 2011. The probe uncovered a multimillion dollar ‘pay-to-stay’ student visa scam in which international students came to the US on study visas but ‘never studied’.

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