Formal vs. Informal Writing. With help from the Ezine @ rticles Blog http://blog.ezinearticles.com/2011/03/formal-vs-informal.html. Informal Writing. Colloquial: This is when you write like you would speak. You use slang, and generally sound like you’re having a conversation.
With help from the Ezine @rticlesBlog
Colloquial: This is when you write like you would speak. You use slang, and generally sound like you’re having a conversation.
Simple: Using short, simple sentences.
Contractions: This is where you can use “can’t” and “won’t.”
Emotion: As the writer, you are free to express emotion toward your topic.
Letters/postcards to friends and family
Creative writing (poems, stories)
Complex: Use longer, more complex sentences.
Objective: Steer clear of obvious emotion and focus instead on supporting your ideas with facts and examples.
Full Words: NO contractions!
Third Person: Disconnect yourself from the writing – no using I, me, we, you, etc.
Essays and most other academic writing
Letters to important people, especially when you’re asking for something
This summer, I am really hoping to go to Orlando, Florida. I want to visit the different parks of Disney World, but I also want to visit Universal so I can check out Harry Potter World.
Franco Zeffirelli’sHamlet was released in 1990 and starred Mel Gibson as Hamlet, Glenn Close as Gertrude, Helena Bonham Carter as Ophelia, and proven Shakespearian actors Alan Bates, Paul Scofield, and Ian Holm as Claudius, Hamlet’s father, and Polonius.