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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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An academic is planning to write his own Japanese-Welsh coursebooks for Japanese people wanting to learn the Celtic language.

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The British Council has released the list of finalists for its flagship awards, the ELTons. These prestigious awards, also known by the insiders as the ‘Oscars of ELT’, celebrate innovation in English language teaching.

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Mexicans who have been deported from the US are being given the opportunity to become English language teachers, who are in short supply in the country. Mexico City Citizens’ Council has launched an initiative to help the deportees obtain English language and teaching qualifications.

In recent years, Italy has been making itself more appealing to the international student market. English-medium degree courses are springing up all over the Boot, from Ca’Foscari University in Venice to Federico II University in Naples, and even in Florence, known as the ‘cradle of the Italian language’.

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