Briefing Topics

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Briefing Topics

Task One of the STANAG 6001 speaking exam is a BRIEFING.

The briefing topics are all connected with military issues.

 

The structure of the task is always the same.

  1. context
  2. problem to be solved
  3. possible solutions

Your task is to present two solutions to the problem, describe their advantages and disadvantages, recommend one and justify your choice.

 

You can read more about:

briefing structure here: stanagexpert.com/how-to-prepare-a-stanag-6001-level-3-briefing

briefing useful phrases here: https://www.stanagexpert.com/briefing-useful-phrases/

and you will find a sample briefing here: https://www.stanagexpert.com/sample-briefing/

 

Today, I would like to focus on the types of briefing topics. They can be divided into a few following categories:

 

CANDIDATES

TRANSPORT

SECURITY

MISSIONS

ACCIDENTS

TRAINING

EQUIPMENT

COMPLAINTS

SOCIAL PROBLEMS

AND OTHER

 

Let me give you a few examples:

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CANDIDATES

There is a language course organised at the training centre. Your unit can send one soldier to attend this course. You have been tasked with giving a briefing presenting two possible candidates to your CO (Commanding Officer). Describe their strengths and weaknesses, recommend one of them and justify your choice.
– Candidate A
– Candidate B

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TRANSPORT

You are responsible for logistics in your unit. The commander of your unit has tasked you with organising transport for him and his staff during a trip abroad. You have been tasked with giving a briefing on two possible means of transport, describing their advantages and disadvantages. Recommend one of them and justify your choice.
-military plane
-scheduled civilian flight
-other

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SECURITY

The Internet system of your base has been broken into. You have been tasked with delivering a briefing discussing two possible ways of preventing such attacks in the future, describing their advantages and disadvantages. Recommend one of them and justify your choice.

– training the personnel in the field of cyber security

– implementing new cyber security policy

– other

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TRAINING

Some extra physical training must be organised for your soldiers. You have been tasked with delivering a briefing on two possible options for the training, describing their advantages and disadvantages. Recommend one of them and
justify your choice.

-martial arts
-teams sports
-other

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The topics come from the textbook https://www.stanagexpert.com/stanag-expert-textbooks/ and have been constructed on the basis of the briefing topic format and examples published by the the Polish Armed Forces School of Languages (PAFSL) (http://wsnjo.wp.mil.pl) where you can also find more original past papers and topics.

 

Now, it’s time to get down to work and prepare your briefing!

 

If you have any questions or things to say, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below the post ⬇⬇⬇ or contact me directly at info@stanagexpert.com

 

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