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Type of Language

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dalryschool's version from 2015-09-01 13:51

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Question Answer
word choicewhich words and why – think about connotation/denotation
registerlanguage suited to purpose and audience
jargon/technicalused by particular groups for specific specialist topics
tonethink about what tone of voice you might use eg humorous, angry
formallanguage suited to a report, for example
informalhas, for example, contractions eg isn’t/won’t
slangvery informal, not everyone would understand
colloquialinformal, used in everyday speech eg yeah, so then I…
emotiveappeals to your emotions
repetitiveemphasises a point to draw reader’s attention to it
literal exact meaning of words
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