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Language variables

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Language variables

  1. 1. REGISTERS AND LANGUAGE VARIETIES: *LANGUAGE VARIABLE
  2. 2. *WHAT IS A REGISTER? REGISTER IS A VARIETY OF LANGUAGE USED FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE FOR A PARTICULAR SOCIAL SITUATION.
  3. 3. * TOPIC: WE ARE SPEAKING ABOUT SPEAKING TONE: FORMAL AND INFORMAL Serious, angry, exciting, personal, affecting.
  4. 4. *WRITING FORMAL: THE USE OF CORRECT GRAMMAR STRUCTURE. TO AVOID ANY COLLOQUIAL LANGUAGE, SLANG OR JARGON.
  5. 5. *WRITING INFORMAL IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW GRAMMAR RULES. WRITERS CAN USE SLANGS, JARGONS: COOL, OK, ETC.
  6. 6. *LANGUAGE VARIETIES *THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT LANGUAGE VARIETIES. *FOR EXAMPLE: *BRITHISH ENGLISH *AMERICAN ENGLISH THEY USE THE ENGLISH IN DIFFERENT WAYS. GRAMMAR AND PRONUNCIATION.
  7. 7. *BRITISH ENGLISH: COLOUR, HUMOUR, OFFENCE. TO ASK QUESTIONS: THEY USE THE PRESENT PERFECT. HAVE YOU BEEN TO VENICE? *AMERICAN ENGLISH: COLOR, HUMOR, OFFENSE. TO ASK QUESTIONS: THEY USE THE PAST SIMPLE DID YOU GO TO VENICE? BRITISH ENGLISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH

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