Speaking and listening: Formal and informal speaking

Why learn about speaking and listening?

It's important to be effective at speaking and listening, depending on the situation you're in or the person you're talking to.

Quick tips for tutors

Formal and informal speaking includes:

  • Recognising formal and informal language
  • Identifying language to suit the situation
  • Using formal and informal language

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Speaking in different situations

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Ways of saying things
Recognising formal and informal situations
Recognising formal and informal language
Speaking formally or informally?

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