This is Belarusian Proficiency English language test for aviation staff conducted on _____ at Belarusian State Academy of aviation.
The candidate is _______and the examiner is ____________ .
Good morning/ afternoon / evening.
My name is _________ . Can you give me your full name, please.
Can you tell me where you are from?
Can I see your identification, please.
There are four parts to this test. In the first I’ll ask you some questions about you and your future job. In the second part you’ll watch the video and comment on what was happening. In the third part you’ll listen to the pilot’s messages. Firstly you’ll tell me the situation, then you will give your reply to this situation. And in the final part we’ll discuss an aviation-related topic.
If you do not understand my instructions, please tell me. OK?
PART 1 (AN INTERVIEW) – 4/5 min.
Now in this first part, I’d like to ask you some questions about yourself:
Could you tell me about your future job?
Why did you choose this profession?
What are the main pluses and minuses of being an ATC?
What personal qualities, skills and abilities are necessary for your job?
Is knowledge of English important in your profession?
Thank you. Now we’ll move on to part two.
PART 2 (INTERACTIVE COMPREHENSION OF THE VIDEO) – 2/4 min.
Now you are going to watch a video and then comment on what was happening in the video. You can watch only once. Then you have 10 seconds to start speaking. OK?
Thank you. Now we’ll move on to part three.
PART 3 (INTERACTIVE COMPREHENSION) – 8/10 min.
Now in the third part your task is to listen to the pilot’s messages. Firstly you’ll tell me the situation, then you will give your reply to this situation. If you need to hear a message again, please ask. OK?
We suspect fuel consumption system failure. Request clearance to return to base.
Passing FIR at FL 410. Two engines are cut off. The type of my aircraft is Boeing 747. And I will be able to continue to my destination. But request to arrange a lower level.
Heavy smoke of unknown origin in the cockpit. Passengers are distressed. Request priority for landing.
Unable to climb FL 310 due to weight restrictions. Request to maintain current altitude.
We have a passenger with appendicitis on board. Request landing at your airport, RW dimensions, its elevation and PCN.
Is any information about traffic ahead of us available? It seems we are gaining on Airbus 300.
We have avoided build-ups and now back on track. May we continue climb?
We are performing an ambulance flight. A quick descent will be highly appreciated.
Thank you. We’ll now move on to part four.
PART 4 (EXTENDED DISCUSSION ON AN AVIATION-RELATED TOPIC) – 5/6 min.
Now I’d like to discuss some questions related to the topic
WEATHER AND FLYING.
What role does weather play in aviation safety?
What weather is good for flying?
How do ATCs and pilots receive weather information?
What elements are included into weather reports?
What phase of flight does especially depend on weather?
What weather conditions affect flight operations on route?