English TIPS Week 18

Hello fellow travelers! How are you doing on this rainy day? Complacency  is one of the Dirty Dozen that we’re going to talk about today, it can be described as a feeling of self-satisfaction accompanied by a loss of awareness (when you don’t know about it) of potential dangers.   […]

English TIPS Week 17

Hi Fellow Travelers! Let’s continue talking about the dirty dozen: STRESS is one of the Dirty Dozen human error precursors that can lead to mistakes in the workplace. Some early visible signs of stress include:   changes in personality and moods   ,   lack (absence) of concentration,   poor memory,   difficulty in sleeping and   […]

English TIPS Week 16

Haisait, How are you doing? Here is this week’s material! Feel free to talk to us about it! Gutbai, ——— THE DIRTY DOZEN: Lack of communication——— Effective communication is essential to prevent mistakes in the workplace. Lack of communication is a crucial human error precursor in Dirty Dozen. Direct translation can […]

English TIPS Week 15

Haisait, How are you doing? Here is this week’s material! Feel free to talk to us about it! Gutbai,   Lack of knowledge is one of the Dirty Dozen human error precursors that can lead to mistakes in the workplace. In particular, mispronunciation due to a poor understanding of English pronunciation […]

English TIPS Week 14

Kia ora, How are you doing? Here is this week’s material! Feel free to talk to us about it! Tēnā koe, Today’s English Tips will discuss “The Dirty Dozen”, which refers to twelve common human error preconditions that can lead to accidents or incidents. Developed by Gordon Dupont in 1993, it […]

English TIPS Week 13

Dear fellow travelers, Today we’re going to see some non-formal expressions with the verb Let: Deixa eu pensar                                         Let me think Deixa eu fazer                                            Let me do it     Deixa eu tentar                                          Let me try Deixa eu explicar                                       Let me explain Deixa eu te perguntar                              Let me ask you Deixa eu dormir                                        Let me sleep Deixa […]

English TIPS Week 12

Hi Fellow Travelers!   Today we’re going to talk about Drones, as a friend of ours suggested.   Did you hear about this incident that happened on Tuesday (March 14th)?     “Russian fighter jet forces down (to make a plane land) US drone over Black Sea”   “A Russian fighter jet struck (past of […]

English TIPS Week 11

Hello fellow travelers! Let’s remember one more thing about last week’s topic: Past Simple and Continuous Here we go… The order of the Past Simple and the Past continuous in the sentence does not matter – the meaning doesn’t change: I had a coffee while I was waiting for the […]

English TIPS Week 10

Hi there fellow travelers ! Today we’re “gonna” talk about the past simple and continuous,  Here we go…  We use the Past Simple to say that an event happened after another event.  I stopped working, and then I ate lunch. We watched TV after you rang.   They played tennis in the morning, and then he fell on his way home. We use the Past Continuous to say that an activity was in […]

English TIPS Week 9

Good morning fellow travelers! Today we’re going to welcome our SDOP friends. Every week you will have some English TIPS in your mailbox. And if you have any suggestion about a piece of information you want to see here, feel free to tell us by sending a e-mail to alinebarrosamb@decea.mil.br. […]

English TIPS Week 8

Hi fellow travelers !   Today we’re going to talk about Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA)                   WHAT IS IT?   ·         Airspace is no longer designated as purely “civil” or “military” airspace, but considered as one continuum (sequence) and allocated (attributed) according to user.           HOW DOES IT WORK?    Without FUA • Increase […]

English TIPS Week 7

Hi fellow travelers! If you thought we forgot about this week’s TIPS, you were wrong 😉  So here we go:   8 ways to try to improve your English language skills: -Watch movies in English; -Immerse yourself in English language news; -Have conversations in English; -Use your friends; -Ask a lot […]

English TIPS Week 6

Hello fellow travelers ! This week we’re going to remember/improve our airport vocabulary with a fill in the gap exercise: 1. The large building you go to to take a plane is called the __________. 2. The thing you have to wear when the plane takes off is called a […]

English TIPS Week 5

Hi fellow travelers! Just like last week, let’s see some more airport related questions, now using WH questions. WH questions are words we use when we make questions in English. We refer to these questions as WH questions because they usually start with a word that includes these letter W […]

English TIPS Week 4

Hi fellow travelers! Today we’re going to see some common sentences we use at the airport: Can I help you?   I would like to reserve a flight for Atlanta.   There’s an available flight at 19:30 pm.   Is it a direct flight? Is there a stop over?   […]