⚠️ ICAO Slovak Level 5 in General ⚠️
ICAO Slovak 5 is so-called Advanced ICAO level and is considered to be something between the basic Operational level and Expert level.
Let's have a look what does actually mean ICAO English level 5 when we break it down...
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Pronunciation
Your pronunciation as ICAO Slovak Level 5 holder goes without thinking and is more or less correct. Native Slovak speakers can say that Slovak is not your first language, however your command of Slovak is without substantial mistakes. Simply put - your Slovak is very good, the only drawback being your accent. As an example, you know how to pronounce word guľôčka as wall as you can say Ideme do Ružomberku instead of Ideme do Ružomberoku. That is quite common mistake by Czech speakers.
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Sentence structure
You might not always be successful constructing complicated sentence structures but you do try to. Level 5 holder's knowledge of grammar is exceptional and you use it without hesitation.
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Spoken fluency
You speak fluently and on point. It does not take you long to find right answer to question. You react swiftly - without making long pauses to think. Speech of ICAO Slovak Level 5 holder is very fluent and straight-forward. You know what is the difference between Bol by som býval doma and Býval som doma.
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Vocabulary
You can easily find the right words for the right situations. The extent of your vocabulary compared to your flying experience is exceptional. Holders of ICAO Slovak Level 5 are sometimes even using idioms or expressions typical for Slovak slang. Holder of ICAO Slovak Level 5 knows what does it mean Som slováčisko ako repa and when to use it. However you are not able to use idiomatic speech all the time. As a ICAO Slovak Level 5 holder you might find it difficult to talk about issues you have not heard before, e.g. some non-aviation topics.
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Message comprehension
You find it easy to comprehend messages when you know what to expect. But you can comprehend much more than just messages in a familiar context. In fact, most of the ICAO Slovak Level 5 holders have no problems with understanding even in new situations. You understand Slovak radio broadcast and aviation Slovak radio communication without hesitations.
ICAO Slovak Level 5 ✅ Interaction
In case of misunderstanding, holders of ICAO Slovak Level 5 can manage much more than just "say again" phrase. You are not afraid to actively inquire and ask for clarifications. You try to make messages clear and communicate comprehensibly. You can start and maintain meaningful dialogue.
✓ Validity of ICAO Slovak Level 5
Once passed, the license endorsement depends on your flight crew licence:
- EASA Licence: 6 years
- national or ICAO Licence: 5 years