Wednesday 3rd February 2021
Today we are going to continue to look at the language we use.
On Monday, we discussed both formal or informal language. You had a go at choosing the more formal/informal option. Yesterday, You selected the correct option for an informal letter.
Today we are going to explore formal more.
Formal is less casual. We use formal writing when we are talking/communicating with people in a professional manner. e.g. emailing a teacher, Writing a job application. You will also use formal writing when at college or university when writing assignments or essays. The other time when we use formal writing is when we are contacting somebody we do not know. We do this to make a good impression of ourselves.
Your 2Do for today is to read through the letter on Purple Mash. Parts of the letter are in bold. Where it is bold there are 2 options separated by a /. e.g. Option 1/Option 2. You need to remove the informal option leaving the formal.