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ARMS INDUSTRY & defence projects
(speaking ...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com
Read the first three chapters from the foll...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com
Associate each word with each production as...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com
POSSIBLE SOLUTION:
KNOW-HOW INFRASTRUCTURE ...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com
We start projects - requirements
You work f...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com
„The new Armoured Personnel
Carrier should ...
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We start projects - requirements
You serve ...
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Finish the sentences using the words in bra...
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We start projects - concept
You work for an...
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Finish the speech with any ideas of your ow...
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We start projects - tests
You’re the armour...
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We start projects - contract
You’re the Pol...
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Arms industry & defence projects - speaking activities

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English lesson focused on military-related vocabulary. Speaking activities for military English students. English exams according to Stanag6001.

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Arms industry & defence projects - speaking activities

  1. 1. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com ARMS INDUSTRY & defence projects (speaking exercises) cause we love arms…
  2. 2. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Read the first three chapters from the following article: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/49878/ethan-b- kapstein/americas-arms-trade-monopoly Answer the following questions: 1) What was the author’s prediction about American arms industry? 2) What effect did arms race bring on Russian economy? 3) Are there any risks of being a monopolyst? 4) Was the European fighter aircraft project cheaper than American developments? 5) What has boomed the arms sale in the 90’? It’s been over 20 years since the article was written. How do you think, what author’s predictions came true?
  3. 3. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Associate each word with each production aspect KNOW-HOW INFRASTRUCTURE LABOUR RESOURCES MONEY BUDGET SPONSORS HIGH-TECH INNOVATION FACTORY ASSEMBLY LINE LEASING OFFSET MINES SYNERGY INSTALMENTS LOANS ORE / STEEL PLANTS IRONWORKS INVENTION TRADE UNION STRIKES TECHNOLOGY SECURITY
  4. 4. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com POSSIBLE SOLUTION: KNOW-HOW INFRASTRUCTURE LABOUR RESOURCESMONEY BUDGET SPONSORS HIGH-TECH INNOVATION FACTORY ASSEMBLY LINE LEASING OFFSET MINES RAW materials SYNERGY INSTALMENTS LOANS ORE / STEEL PLANTS IRONWORKSINVENTION TRADE UNION STRIKESTECHNOLOGY SECURITY SECURITY This simplified arrangements only indicates the topics which may be discussed while talking about arms industry
  5. 5. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com We start projects - requirements You work for the Polish MoD. Tell the Polish arms industry rep what you need, what characteristics your future equipment/system should exhibit.
  6. 6. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com „The new Armoured Personnel Carrier should be 1)…………. fast drive capable, should provide 2)………….. against up to 50 cal and be 3)……………… It should be operated by no more than two 4)………….. members with an automatic link to higher commanders and blue force 5)…………….” a) tracker b) cross-country c) crew d) protection e) mine-resistant Fill in the gaps with proper words
  7. 7. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com We start projects - requirements You serve in a mechanized batallion. Tell the researchers what you need from the vehicle in everyday exploitation.
  8. 8. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Finish the sentences using the words in brackets 1) The current APC do not have ………………[comfortable]. I’d like to have bigger driver’s compartment. 2) The visibility is limited. It would be great to ……….. [night vision / mirrors] 3) It takes 3 minutes from the stop to fire first round. If we install ……………..[automatic]. 4) Our vehicles looked great in Poland and in Afghanistan they …………….. [mine resistant].
  9. 9. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com We start projects - concept You work for an arms lobby. The concept you developed is shown to the public for the first time. Tell about the unique features your product has. „It is the first APC which will have a direct link to satellites and gps guiding possibility. In hostile conditions it could be driven remotedly and sensors…” Polish APC concept: PL-01
  10. 10. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Finish the speech with any ideas of your own „It is the first APC which will have a direct link to satellites and gps guiding possibility. In hostile conditions it could be driven remotedly and sensors…” Polish APC concept: PL-01 detection radar CBRN maintenance laser homing infrared cameras displays
  11. 11. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com We start projects - tests You’re the armoured coy commander. You were asked to test new tank base chassis and steering system. Propose tests you can conduct. „Since we have a field exercise next month we could possibly take two pieces of it and run it through our assault course…”
  12. 12. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com We start projects - contract You’re the Polish negotiator. At the meeting with the American company which won the contract for unmanned aerial vehicles, disscuss offset options. „We can provide cheaper workforce, assembly lines, and optoelectronics of the highest quality. Any dollar spend on Polish suppliers will be…”

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