Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
How to Cite
Moder, C. L. 2012. Aviation English. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
Aviation English is a term for the highly specialized language and interactional sequences used by pilots, air traffic controllers, and other aviation professionals. Like other areas of language for specific purposes (LSP), aviation English focuses on the particular pronunciation, vocabulary, grammatical structures, and discourse styles that are commonly used by prac-titioners in specific work-related contexts.
- language teaching;
- language for specific purposes