Year 4 Formal and Informal Language Game

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Can you tell the difference between language used in formal and informal speech? Play this Year 4 Formal and Informal Language Game to find out. There are five questions to answer which present formal and informal language in different ways, so there is plenty of opportunity for you to try! Can you answer all five questions correctly?

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 4 Formal and Informal Language Game checks pupils’ understanding of identifying whether language and vocabulary is typical of formal or informal speech. Pupils will sort words and phrases into a table, select informal words in a passage, match informal phrases with their formal equivalent, select formal sentences from a selection, and determine whether a given passage uses formal or informal language.

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