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  • Haliday's Functions
    • Instrumental
      • This language is used to fulfil a speaker's need
      • e.g. Obtaining food/drink 'I want'
    • Regulatory
      • This language is used to influence the behaviour of others
      • e.g. commanding - 'daddy push'
    • Interactional
      • Develop social relationships
      • e.g. 'Hello'
    • Informative
      • Used to communicate information
      • Relaying info e.g. 'I've got a new doll'
    • Environmental
      • Used to explore the environment
      • Questions or answers/accompanies child's play
    • Imaginative
      • Used to explore the imagination
      • Story telling, play, imaginary world etc


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