cation s own s. AECM Simplified. English. SE). t deals ith he anguage and riting tyle f he for ocumentation hat is ritten o the T civil aircra . ASD Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE), formerly known as AECMA Simplified English, is an international specification for writing. CONTROLLED LANGUAGE. ▷ AECMA Simplified English (SE). ▷ Attempto Controlled English. ▷ Alcatel’s COGRAM. ▷ IBM’s Easy English. ▷ GM’s CASL.

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For example, words or phrases such as overhead panelgreasepropellerto reamand to drill are not listed in simpilfied Dictionary, but qualify as approved terms under the guidelines in Part 1, Section 1 specifically, Writing Rules 1.

Simplified English is sometimes used as a generic term for a controlled language. Word lists by frequency and number of words. The results confirmed that a simplified language was necessary. There were also European airlines that had to translate parts of their maintenance documentation into other languages for their local mechanics.

Over 3, copies of Issue 6 ebglish the specification were distributed.

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ASD-STE100, Simplified Technical English for aerospace and defense

The Writing Rules also specify restrictions on grammar and style usage. HyperSTE is a plugin tool offered by Etteplan to check content for adherence to the rules and grammar of the specification. Dublin South and West Ulster. The linguistic-based checker uses a sophisticated rule English grammar and parser, which is augmented with special functions that check for violations of the Simplified English standard. Check date values in: However, it is not often the native language of the readers of technical documentation.


Although it was not intended for use as a general writing standard, it has been successfully adopted by other industries and for a wide range of document types. The approved words can only be used according to their specified meaning.

The Writing Rules differentiate between two types of topics: So STE does not allow do not go close to the landing gearbut it does allow do not go near the landing gear. Boeing has developed a Simplified English Checker to assist simplifiex development. It also contains a dictionary of approx.

Varieties by geographic location. Bermuda Falkland Islands Guyana. In aviation, it is mandatory to correctly understand maintenance and operation documentation to make sure that systems operate safely and correctly and to protect human lives.

Issue 7 of the specification fully replaces all previous issues and revisions. It is also the language of the aerospace and defense industry.

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Dialects and accents of Modern English by continent. STE was developed to help the readers of English-language documentation understand what they read, particularly when these readers are non-native English speakers.

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Simplifiee in STE has also increased dramatically in the areas of language services, professional translation and interpreting, as well as in the academic world.

Inafter an investigation into the different types of controlled languages that existed in other industries, the AECMA decided to produce its own controlled English. It is a carefully limited and standardized subset of English.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Views Read Edit View history. English language Technical communication Controlled natural languages Simplified languages Controlled English English for specific purposes. This standard is released every 3 years. To request your copy, please follow the instructions on the Downloads page. The aerospace and defense standard started as an industry-regulated writing standard for aerospace maintenance documentation, but has become mandatory for an increasing number of military land vehicle, sea vehicle and weapons programs as well.

Simplified Technical English

The dictionary includes entries of both approved and unapproved words. English portal Constructed languages portal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. STE is regulated for use in the aerospace and defense industries, but other industries have used it as a basis for their own controlled English standards. In addition to basic STE vocabulary listed in the Dictionary, Section 1, Wordsgives explicit guidelines for adding technical names and technical verbs that writers need to describe technical information.

Academic Word List Today, simplicied success of STE is such that other industries use it beyond its original intended purpose of aerospace maintenance documentation.

I’d Rather be Writing. Simplified Technical English is claimed [ by whom? Retrieved from ” https: English is the international language of science, technology and human relations.