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Ellingham Primary School

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  • Announcements:

    A meeting for parents of children starting Reception in Sept 2019 will be held on Thursday 8th November, 2018 from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm.

    School Tours will be held on Tuesday, 20th Nov 2018 (AM) and Thursday, 22nd Nov 2018 (AM).

Formal Vs Informal language

What's the difference between the two?

In English, we have been looking at non-chronological reports. Our aim was to write a report on the Viking Longboats but to do this we needed to learn all the features of this text type.

One of the features is to use formal language, which can be difficult to understand at times. Here is a clip showing you the differences between informal and formal language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdDBY2-Wmis