Informal Diction: Definition & Example

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What types of documents can be written using informal diction?

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1. What is informal diction?

2. Idioms, dialect, and slang are all examples of

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Informal diction describes how we speak with close friends and family, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and differentiate examples of formal and informal diction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments focus on the following:

  • Definition of informal diction
  • Idioms, slang, and dialect
  • Appropriate use of informal diction

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding informal diction
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms such as dialect and idiom

Additional Learning

To learn more about speech, review the accompanying lesson titled Informal Diction: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the definition of diction
  • Differentiate formal and informal diction
  • Identify different types of informal diction
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