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Postby mouse » Thu, 20 Nov 2008 10:53 pm

me, also B3.
think gonna fail for translation!

Mushroom wrote:
aza wrote:Hey shenoes! I received a call from them today! My slot is 3.30pm 1st Dec. (=

Mushroom, chinese grade was A1. How abt you?


Wow no wonder. I only got B3. Hmm chances are low, i think they are really looking for ppl who scored well in Chinese for their China route. Anyone who scored B3 receive call?

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Postby aza » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 10:21 am

Gosh. Suddenly the passage translation stage seems so difficult to pass. How on earth are we going to know what to say for all those terms? Learn from where sia! China airlines? LOL
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Postby trolleydolly » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:00 am

I've just got the call from BA! I sent in my application on the 13th of Nov and my mandarin isn't fantastic (C6). My appointment slot is at 5pm. It goes to show they have different judging criterias. It's not just about grades.

She told me there would be a language proficiency test and i should be mentally prepared. Time to source for chinese definitions! :D

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Postby shenoes » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 1:14 pm

[quote="aza"]Hey shenoes! I received a call from them today! My slot is 3.30pm 1st Dec. (=

congrats aza~~!! heehee.. ya.. with all the translation and the writings.. duno whether can make it or nt. although gt an A for O'lvl, but so long nv write n seldom read chinese nw.. My mandarin has turn rusty :???: we use mostly singlish liao.. kua kua kua :D
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Postby Mushroom » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 1:50 pm

trolleydolly wrote:I've just got the call from BA! I sent in my application on the 13th of Nov and my mandarin isn't fantastic (C6). My appointment slot is at 5pm. It goes to show they have different judging criterias. It's not just about grades.

She told me there would be a language proficiency test and i should be mentally prepared. Time to source for chinese definitions! :D


Were you a cabin crew before? I read from other BA thread that the previous round they selected a lot of current and ex cabin crew.
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Postby trolleydolly » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 2:14 pm

Mushroom wrote:
trolleydolly wrote:I've just got the call from BA! I sent in my application on the 13th of Nov and my mandarin isn't fantastic (C6). My appointment slot is at 5pm. It goes to show they have different judging criterias. It's not just about grades.

She told me there would be a language proficiency test and i should be mentally prepared. Time to source for chinese definitions! :D


Were you a cabin crew before? I read from other BA thread that the previous round they selected a lot of current and ex cabin crew.



Mushroom,

i'm not an ex-cabin crew. I think if they are looking for people with flight experience they would state it there as their main/top criteria. Don't be intimidated by the threads, they serve as information to prepare us for the upcoming interview. =)

I feel the previous forum on BA recruitment was very informative about the language proficiency test. so read those and highlight key points to note.

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Postby disaster » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 4:17 pm

I got a call from them too and mine is on the 2nd december at 2pm! How come i'm the only one who's being slot on the 2nd december? Or did i hear the wrong date? ):
Anyway, Wish you ladies all the best and good luck (:

Yours Sincerely,
Michelle :D

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Postby Mushroom » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 5:22 pm

disaster wrote:I got a call from them too and mine is on the 2nd december at 2pm! How come i'm the only one who's being slot on the 2nd december? Or did i hear the wrong date? ):
Anyway, Wish you ladies all the best and good luck (:

Yours Sincerely,
Michelle :D


Hey dun worry i just got a call from them too. Mine it's at 3.30pm, 2nd Dec. So excited! :lol:
Let's all prepare for the translation test where i read from previous thread they will ask you to translate English to Chinese. So try to do some homework on common Aviation term.
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Postby oceanmist » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 5:34 pm

Dear All,

YAY!!! I got the call too... gosh... I'm so excited!
Very nice of 'em to take pity on me, haha!
I'm allocated to the slot on 01 Dec @ 5pm, anyone else around that time?

P/S: I sent my application on 07 Nov via Registered mail, my friend who sent on the 12th also got the call earlier today, but her interview is scheduled on 02 Dec.

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Postby valeberry » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 6:48 pm

allthatjazz wrote:I got a call from them too! phew. my interview is at 4.30pm on 1 dec. they said there'll be a language proficiency test too. any idea what this is about? they are not going to test our WRITTEN chinese, are they?

can anyone share more about the BA interviews? also, will the selected candidates from this recruitment exercise fly only the China route? or other countries too? If it's only China I'm not keen anymore.


1st round: Read Chinese passage. then, they will read an English PA and translate them in Chinese.

From what I know, they fly to London and Shanghai. the training will be in London. :)

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Postby aza » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 9:21 pm

Aiyo. Valeberry, you went for their interview before? Sorry but whats PA?
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Postby mintia » Fri, 21 Nov 2008 10:50 pm

Was freaking out that they might not have got my application but phew~
i got my call today about 4pm! Got a slot for 3pm on 2nd Dec. Anyone else got theirs on this 'second' day?

Aza - PA = public announcement. =)

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Postby aza » Sat, 22 Nov 2008 2:58 pm

Hey mintia thanks. I think got quite a few going on the 2nd day. Can go to pg 4 and see. (= Good luck! Have you been practising for the passage translation? Seriously I dunno what to do leh!
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Postby felixtwp » Sat, 22 Nov 2008 4:06 pm

hellp everyone.. i received a call from BA yesterday asking me to go for their interview... on the 2nd dec holiday inn but i kinda forgot which one and which level.. can anyone help me with it? they any idea what kind of translation do they require us to do?
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Postby mintia » Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:42 pm

felixtwp wrote:hellp everyone.. i received a call from BA yesterday asking me to go for their interview... on the 2nd dec holiday inn but i kinda forgot which one and which level.. can anyone help me with it? they any idea what kind of translation do they require us to do?


Felixtwp - it's the Clemenceau room at the basement of the hotel, bring your passport and original O level cert.

Well the other BA thread says its to translate from english to chinese the public announcement they make on flight....

I am so dead too.. all i know is safety belt and erm erm....!!!


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