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Military English exam
- speaking strategy
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com

At a prompt card you are given only some
b...
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What will you achive through this mental
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Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com

What will you achive through this mental
p...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com

What will you achive through this mental
p...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com

What will you achive through this mental
p...
Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com

Too general hints?
Let’s move to more deta...
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First of all, you will be talking about fu...
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Make a good impression from the
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Speaking strategy at a military English exam according to stanag6001

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Some hints and tips usefull for military English students who want to take English exam according to STANAG6001 principles. The file contains hints to one of the examination set.

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Speaking strategy at a military English exam according to stanag6001

  1. 1. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Military English exam - speaking strategy
  2. 2. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com At a prompt card you are given only some buzz words/data you are required to ask about, so… try to build up the correct sentences which would address the issues you’ll be discussing; try to say each possibly usefull sentence in your mind prior to actual conversation with the examiner; try to predict examiner’s answers and figure out what follow-on questions/comments you might use as a response;
  3. 3. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com What will you achive through this mental preparation?
  4. 4. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com What will you achive through this mental preparation? • you will revise required grammar constructions/tenses before your turn comes; • you will memorise items to ask about – nothing will be missed when the right moment comes; • you will set up your mind for asking and interactions in general;
  5. 5. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com What will you achive through this mental preparation? • you will be prepared to quickly produce the right sentences; • neither sentence, nor phrase will surprise you ee t agr n’ . ould I c ou more t… u y with t’s true b I o  Th a m uch d a ? r How pay ext o ave t h • your response time will be shorter so the whole conversation will be more smooth
  6. 6. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com What will you achive through this mental preparation? transport train car one w ay y famil bus retu rn • you will shorten your response time showing your quick comprehension of the subject; • you will improve a degree of interaction; • you will seem to be more involved and engage your interlocutors more likely
  7. 7. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Too general hints? Let’s move to more details of this particular exam set: You are at a travel agency in London. You have read their advertisement for a last-minute holiday in Egypt. You are interested in it but you need more information. The examiner is a travel agent. Ask about: - date - accommodation - price – what in it? - discounts for children - meals – how many? - place and time of departure - insurance – extra pay? Decide on one hotel and book the holiday for your family. The examiner speaks first, “Good morning. What can I do for you?"
  8. 8. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com First of all, you will be talking about future trip, so think about fixed phrases and tenses which may describe future: Future Simple: „Will there be any security assigned to our group?” Going to : „I’m going to consult it with my wife.” Present Continuous: „I’m taking some days off next month.” I conditional: „If you give me a special family discount, I’ll take that trip to Egypt.”
  9. 9. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com Make a good impression from the beginning. A swift introductory sentence will work a dream, e.g. Good afternoon. What a lovely day is today. The perfect time to talk about a sunny holiday, e.g. in Egypt. I’ve read you have such a holiday in your offer, right? Good morning, I’m so excited about my holiday. I’ve read about one in Egypt you organize. Can you give me some details about it?
  10. 10. Linguistic Atelier – military English courses http://www.LinguisticAtelier.com While discussing required details, try to use multiple synonyms/desricptive phrases/collocating expressions, showing that your vocabulary is rich & well developed, e.g. good pleasurable enjoyable lovely likeable great price sales cut to pay in instalments Special offers discounts deductions due amount paid in advance post-season reductions group booking family tickets

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