Functions and Notions in English

Ref : EL0039BH01

Theme : Everyday English

Contributor : Bill Horncastle

Bill Horncastle’s background is linguistics, his family is bilingual English - French, and he has taught in the private and public sector in the UK for the last 40 years. He understands the needs and priorities of many English learners from university students to business people.

Video Summary

Ways of looking at English other than just grammatically.

Learning Objectives

To understand the value of learning ..

  1. language functions
  2. language notions
  3. formality
  4. register

Key Words

Language aims, functions, formality, notions, register