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English 2

Thursday 19th November

LC: To make comparisons within and across texts


Today you are going to compare different letters to identify and understand levels of formality.


What is the difference between formal and informal?


Write down, in your book, what you think the difference is.  


For what reasons might you send formal/informal letters?


Have a look at the next two examples - which is which? How are they different?


Look at the following Powerpoint.

Your Task


Write out the letter below so that it is formal. The parts that are underlined you must choose one or the other. Make sure to choose the formal option.

Home learners please could you take a photo of your English work and email it to Mr Hindman on Purple Mash.