Aviation English ESL Pilot Training Workbooks & Audio CDs

Pilots and air traffic controllers around the world are stepping up to meet the new ICAO English language proficiency requirements. Flight training and ESL schools are responding to meet the demand. At AE Link we believe that understanding and speaking Aviation English is essential, and not merely to meet a new standard, but to ensure safe flying everywhere. The Cleared for Takeoff: AVIATION ENGLISH MADE EASY workbooks have been designed to help the student obtain a strong foundation in English for aviation.


  • Cleared for Takeoff:
    Aviation English Made
    Easy, Book 1

  • Cleared for Takeoff:
    Aviation English Made
    Easy, Book 2

  • Cleared for Takeoff:
    Teacher's Supplement

  • SHOW ME: The Flight
    Instructors Guide to
    Teaching International
    Students

CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF:
AVIATION ENGLISH MADE EASY Book 1
by Liz Mariner

Cleared for Takeoff: Aviation English Made Easy, Book 1 is the first book in the comprehensive Mariner Method™ series. Author Liz Mariner presents the sensible aproach she has been using with remarkable success in pilot training and English for aviation classrooms all over the world for the last 20 years.

Cleared for Takeoff has been designed not as a textbook, but as a workbook for use in the ESL or flight training classroom or as a tool for individual study. Students will benefit from group learning exercises and working in pairs or individually by following the simple instructions. The essential Aviation English text for your pilot training or air traffic control training program, Cleared for Takeoff is the proven, practical approach.

The companion audio CD accurately recreates the environment pilots and controllers encounter. Students will gain extensive listening practice and opportunities to practice speaking what they have learned from the wide variety of interactive exercises on the CD.

In this book, students will understand and use the most common terms in

  • Communications with air traffic control
  • Student and instructor communications
  • Airport features and the traffic pattern
  • Aircraft features
  • The ATIS
  • The basics of flight

Cleared for Takeoff,
Book 1

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Cleared For TakeOff Book 1 Audio CD

Cleared for Takeoff,
Book 1 $39.99 USD

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$69.99 USD

eBook $19.99

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CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF:
AVIATION ENGLISH MADE EASY Book 2

by Liz Mariner

You've laid the groundwork. Now move to the next level. Cleared for Takeoff: Aviation English Made Easy, Book 2 takes you beyond the basics using the same practical, interactive approach that you've come to be familiar with in Book 1: individual, pair, and group exercises, and an audio CD that brings Aviation English to life. Book 2 contains loads of information and provides listening and speaking practice in the language of

  • Pattern work
  • Aircraft checklists
  • Weather and weather reports
  • VFR navigation
  • Operating in controlled airspace
  • And much more!

Sold individually or as a set, Cleared for Takeoff, Books 1 and 2 are essential for Aviation English training courses and for individuals who want to improve their Aviation English skills.

Cleared for Takeoff,
Book 2

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Cleared For TakeOff Book 1 Audio CD

Cleared for Takeoff,
Book 2
$39.99 USD

Or buy with Book 1
SAVE 12%
$69.99 USD

eBook $19.99


Cleared for Takeoff:
Teacher's Supplement

AE Link is proud to offer the Cleared for Takeoff Teacher's Supplement on CD ROM. Designed to help all teachers of Aviation English, the Teacher's Supplement is particularly valuable to those with little or no aviation background. Take advantage of the 264 pages of expanded information: tips and ideas for the teacher, bonus activities to use in the classroom, progress tests for the completion of each book, and much more.

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Teachers's Supplement CD

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Cleared for Takeoff: Teacher's Supplement

Cleared for Takeoff,
Teachers's Supplement $39.95 USD.

SHOW ME: The Flight Instructors Guide
to Teaching International Students

In the 21st century, more and more flight instruction is being done outside of students’ native countries. Now, at long last, a guide specifically designed to assist the flight instructor in handling the new set of challenges presented by working with international students. Covering everything from helping students adjust in a new culture, to breaking down language barriers, this book helps both instructor and student get the most out of this rewarding experience. 

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Chapters: 3 - 5

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Cleared for Takeoff: Teacher's Supplement

SHOW ME: The Flight Instructors Guide to Teaching International Students $24.95 USD.

eBook $12.99

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