Formal vs Informal Worksheet

Formal vs Informal Worksheet

How to teach Formal vs. Informal Speech

Using the Formal vs Informal Worksheet, students determine which words or phrases are most appropriate to be said during formal or informal situations.

Being able to speak in front of a group of people takes a lot of practice. This worksheet will give your students understanding what situations to say specific words or phrases.

Read the sentences. Next, write an I if the words are informal or write an F if the words are formal. Then, draw a line to match the informal and formal versions of the same sentence.


Other resources to use with this Formal vs Informal Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about speaking to a group.

Use this Let's Talk Classroom Speaking Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by students sharing words or phrases they would say to their friends vs. their teacher. Next, students discuss why we don't say the same to both groups.  Then, students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students create skits using phrases from the worksheet to demonstrate when to best use them.

Be sure to check out more Speaking and Listening Activities.


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