Levels: CEF A1 – B1
Career Paths: Rail Transportation is a new educational resource for rail transportation professionals who want to improve their English communication in a work environment. Incorporating career-specific vocabulary and contexts, each unit offers step-by-step instruction that immerses students in the four key language components: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Career Paths: Rail Transportation addresses topics including the parts of a train, safety procedures, passenger trains, freight operations, and general maintenance.
Tom White spent nearly forty years as a writer and spokesman in the railroad industry. He retired
from the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in 2009 and founded his own company to provide
editorial services for the AAR and other clients in the railroad industry.
The series is organized into three levels of difficulty and offers a minimum of 400 vocabulary terms and phrases. Every unit includes a test of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and listening skills, and leads students through written and oral production.
• A variety of realistic reading passages
• Career-specific dialogues
• 45 reading and listening comprehension checks
• Over 400 vocabulary terms and phrases
• Guided speaking and writing exercises
• Complete glossary of terms and phrases