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register (spoken)

register (spoken)

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vocabulary: informal words and phrases

Worksheets for register (spoken)
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Formal and less formal language (517)
Ss match formal and less mormal lines from two similar dialogues.


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Formal and informal language - making announcements (531)
Two ways of making a number of simple announcements


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Connotation and register (617)
Explanation and examples of these two concepts with a short (7-question) multiple-choice exercise on register.


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General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 2 Family  Page 22 
(1) Ss read and listen to 2 short dialogues with different register. (2) Compare words and phrases. (3) Role play (choice of two situations)

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 2 Generations  Page 20   Reading and listening
Two dialogues in different register following on from previous material: 1 - boyfriend / girlfriend (informal) 2 - boyfriend / girlfriend's parents (more formal)

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