ESOL Wt/L2.5a

Choose appropriate register of language for genre, purpose and audience
(i) Judge the appropriate register for genre, purpose and audience accurately, e.g. a formal letter or work experience report, as opposed to a text or personal diary entry
(ii) Select language features according to the register of the text, e.g.
type of lexis and collocation
use of idiomatic expressions
modes of address
sentence type
grammatical forms (such as passive in formal text, contractions in informal text)

Write an e-mail to a friend and an e-mail to a customer, thanking them for a recent letter and saying you will reply when you have more information, e.g.

To: Amerjeet Gordon
From: Margarite Brousseau
Subject: See you Sunday!
Hi there Amerjeet!
Got your e-mail about Sunday. Still not too sure how we're getting there. Will have to check re leaves on line and get back to you. Is that OK?

To: Richard Hargreaves
From: Jumana Astreta
Subject: Information re payment schedule
Thank you for your e-mail re the payment schedule, which I have forwarded
on to salaries section. I have marked it urgent and hope they will reply by return.

Understand and consistently use an increasing range of lexis specific to genre and context

Set of 12 sentences to complete. The 12 missing words are 6 pairs of synonyms such as sorry / apologise, need / require, etc. Makes a good starting point for further discussion and/or further speaking and written work.

Entry Level 3
Level 1
Level 2
Adult Lit Wt/L2.5 Use formal & informal language appropriate to purpose & audience
Adult Lit Wt/L1.4 Use language suitable for purpose and audience
AL Rw/L2.3 Vocabulary (language features, synonyms, formality)
ESOL Wt/L2.5a
ESOL Wt/L1.4a Choose language suitable for genre, purpose and audience
ESOL Sc/L2.1c Use formal language and register where appropriate
ESOL Sc/L1.2a Make requests
ESOL Sc/E3.2a Use formal language and register when appropriate
ESOL Rw/L2.3a Recognise & understand vocabulary associated with different text types