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Use formal language and register when appropriate
(a) Understand that spoken language has different registers, depending on the formality of the situation and the relationship between the speakers
(b) Be able to shift registers for different familiar contexts and situations
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.
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