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Language Registers. STEM Training. Every Language has 5 Registers. Frozen Formal Consultative Casual Intimate. Frozen. Pledge of Allegiance Lord’s Prayer Preamble to Constitution. Formal. Interviews Academic language in classroom Public speaking. Casual. Talking with friends - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • LANGUAGE REGISTERS

  • EVERY LANGUAGE HAS 5 REGISTERSFrozenFormalConsultativeCasualIntimate

  • FROZENPledge of AllegianceLords PrayerPreamble to Constitution

  • FORMALInterviewsAcademic language in classroom Public speaking

  • CASUALTalking with friendsSlangAbbreviationsDrafts

  • CONSULTATIVEUsed when speaking with colleagues, peers, boss, etc.A mix of formal and casual register

  • INTIMATEPrivate ConversationsHusband and wifeSiblingsUse in sexual harassment