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English in civil aviation: problems and solutions to meet future workforce demands

Puteh, Fatimah and Santhinathan, Chinniah (2009) English in civil aviation: problems and solutions to meet future workforce demands. In: ESP in Action: The Malaysian Context. Penerbit UTM Press, Skudai, Johor, pp. 65-74. ISBN 978-983-52-0701-3

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Abstract

aviation in malaysia began before the First World War. Proper organisation of civil aviation commenced in 1948 with the creation of the Department of Civil Aviation. Since English was the official language at the time, it was used in aviation as well. eventually, as a contracting state of the international aviation Organisation (iCaO), the then malaya, elected to continue the use of english for both military and civil aviation domestically and internationally.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management and Human Resource Development (Formerly known)
ID Code:14465
Deposited By: Siti Khairiyah Nordin
Deposited On:26 Aug 2011 16:32
Last Modified:10 Aug 2017 09:30

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