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Avialinguistics

The Study of Language for Aviation Purposes

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Anna P. Borowska

The book presents the first comprehensive description of avialinguistics. The author analyses this new interdisciplinary branch of applied linguistics that recognises the role of language for aviation purposes. She provides an integrated approach to Aeronautical English and proffers insights into aviation discourse, discussing its current linguistic errors and providing suggestions for aviation English communication improvement. The author tests theoretical considerations against illustrative real-life examples so as to facilitate an interpretation of regular pilot-controller communications.

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Adamski, A. J. and Stahl, A. F. (1997) ‘Principles of design and display for aviation technical messages’, Flight Safety Digest, 16(1): 1–29.

Adler, N. (1991) International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior, Boston: PWS Kent.

Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) (1996) U.S. Department of Transportation: Federal Aviation Administration.

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