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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The dictionary includes entries of both approved and unapproved words. However, these claims come mostly from those who have invested in developing it, implementing it or supporting it.

ASD-STE Simplified Technical Englishor Simplified Englishis the original name of a controlled language specification originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manuals. To request your copy, please follow the instructions on the Downloads page.


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HyperSTE is a plugin tool offered by Etteplan to check content for adherence to the rules and grammar of the specification. 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.

The Writing Rules differentiate between two types of topics: December Learn how and when to remove this template message. The results confirmed that a simplified language was necessary. Many readers have a limited knowledge of English.


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. For example, the word “close” can only be used in one of two meanings:.

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

ASD-STE100, Simplified Technical English for aerospace and defense

In the absence of third-party endorsement or published scientific studies, such claims should be considered unconfirmed. Issue 7 of the specification fully replaces all previous issues and revisions.

Word lists by engoish and number of words. The adjective “close” appears in the Dictionary as an unapproved word with the suggested approved alternative “near”.

Academic Word List The approved words can only be used according to their specified meaning. For other simplified forms of English, see Simple English. 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.

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.

Englih 3, copies of Issue 6 of the specification were distributed. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat STE is regulated for use in englissh aerospace and defense industries, but other industries have used it as a basis for their own controlled Enylish standards.


I’d Rather be Writing. The writing rules rule wording, explanatory texts, and examples simplfied the dictionary have been fully revised. Dublin South and West Ulster. Today, the success of STE is such that other industries use it beyond its original intended purpose of aerospace maintenance documentation.

Simplified Technical English – Wikipedia

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 verb can express close a door or close a circuitbut cannot be used in other senses for example to close the meeting or to close a business. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. English language Technical communication Controlled natural languages Simplified languages Controlled English English for specific purposes.

Boeing has developed a Simplified English Checker to assist during development. Northern Ireland Scotland Scottish Highlands. Simplified English is sometimes used as a generic term for a controlled language. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For example, they require writers to:.

This standard is released every 3 years. STE is mandated by several commercial and military specifications that control the style and content of maintenance documentation, most notably ASD SD.