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Formal Vs Informal language

What's the difference between the two?

In English, we have been looking at non-chronological reports. Our aim was to write a report on the Viking Longboats but to do this we needed to learn all the features of this text type.

One of the features is to use formal language, which can be difficult to understand at times. Here is a clip showing you the differences between informal and formal language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdDBY2-Wmis