Michael Halliday theory

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  • Michael Halliday
    • Regulatory
      • The language is used to tell others what to do e.g. go away and gesturing
    • Interactional
      • Language used to make contact with others and to form relationships e.g. Love you and mummy
    • Personal
      • Language used to express feelings, opinions and individual identity
    • Imaginative
      • Language used to construct to tell stories and jokes, create an imaginary environment
    • Representational
      • Language used to convey facts and information
    • Instrumental
    • Heuristic

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