Cleared for Takeoff: Aviation English Made Easy is the first book in the comprehensive Mariner Method(TM) 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 accompanying audio recordings 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. The audio recordings are embedded in the iBook version, downloadable in the kindle and pdf versions, and in the print version. 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.