Using Formal and Informal Language 1.0

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Created by max.ruddock about 5 years ago
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When we communicate with people we don't know very well, we need to use formal language. We also need to use formal language in most workplace situations. Try this quiz to test how good you are at spotting the difference between formal and informal language.

Resource summary

Question 1

Question
I'm afraid we will have to [blank_start]postpone[blank_end] tomorrow's meeting.
Answer
  • postpone
  • take a raincheck for
  • put off

Question 2

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I hope that staff will not find the new shift working timetable [blank_start]too inconvenient[blank_end].
Answer
  • too inconvenient
  • too much hassle
  • too much of a pain

Question 3

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We will need to examine the situation, in order to [blank_start]establish[blank_end] what can be done to rectify it.
Answer
  • establish
  • scope out
  • suss out

Question 4

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The offer of employment is made subject to the provision of [blank_start]satisfactory[blank_end] references.
Answer
  • satisfactory
  • stonking
  • awesome

Question 5

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[blank_start]Dear Sir[blank_end], Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding our services.
Answer
  • Dear Sir
  • Hi Mr Patel
  • Dear Mr Patel

Question 6

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I am [blank_start]very grateful[blank_end] to have the opportunity to work with your company.
Answer
  • very grateful
  • over the moon
  • made up
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