Introduction – Definition of Casual and Formal Language
In an earlier article I wrote about how to talk using casual language and formal language in English. I defined the words “casual” and “formal” before discussing the topic, and gave some practical examples of words and phrases, what they mean, and when to say them. This is a brief review in case you missed it:
Ca·su·al/ˈkaZHo͞oəl/adj designed for informal use; relaxed and unconcerned; casual words are widely used with people you know and are more comfortable being with
For·mal/ˈfôrməl/adj based on conventional forms and rules; formal words are suitable for important situations or occasions.
Don’t forget to read part I of ’2 More Ways to Talk Casual and Formal in English’
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