Grade 2 Language - Formal and Informal English
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Grade 2 Language - Formal and Informal English

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Most kids and even adults don't realize when they are speaking informal English. Most of the time we are speaking with our friends and colleagues. This is where it is acceptable. However, second graders may not know that. In this quiz, they will be determining which person should use this type of English and identify which statement a person is saying.

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1.
Who is saying this?
How are you doing today?
Your sister.
Your teacher.
Your friend.
Someone you know very well.
Your teacher would most likely use formal English.
2.
Look at the picture.
What would this person be saying?
Thanks, bro.
The movie was da bomb!
It was nice of you to stop by.
How ya doin?
This grandmother would probably use formal language.
3.
Who is saying this?
See ya later.
The Queen.
Your grandmother.
Your classmate.
Your friend's mother.
Your classmate would most likely use this informal language.
4.
Look at the picture.
What would this person be saying?
You are a good friend.
Being my friend means a lot to me.
U R so cool!
Thank you for being my friend.
This child would most likely use informal language.
5.
Look at the picture.
What would this person be saying?
How was your day today?
What's shakin'?
Yo, my main man!
Great to see you, dude!
If you were to listen to George Washington, he would most likely use formal English.
6.
Who is saying this?
Please, do your homework.
Your best friend.
Your sister.
Your dad.
Your classmate.
Your dad would most likely use this formal language.
7.
Who is saying this?
No problem.
Your little brother.
Your aunt.
Your teacher.
Your coach.
Your little brother would most likely feel comfortable using informal English with you.
8.
Look at the picture.
What would this person be saying?
Hey there.
It is nice to see you again.
How is your family doing?
I hope all is well with you.
This teenager would use informal language when talking.
9.
Look at the picture.
What would the person in the gray suit be saying?
Bye, bye dude!
Goodbye. Have a great day.
See ya later.
Later Tater.
This man would most likely speak in formal English.
10.
Who is saying this?
What's up?
Your mom.
Your teacher.
Your friend.
The President.
This is an example of informal language which would be used with a friend.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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