Halliday's Functions

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Regulatory Function

Asking, commanding, requesting (Asking for)

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Interactional Function

Language that develops social relationships.

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Personal Function

Language that expresses views and feelings.

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Representational Function

Conveying information.

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Heuristic Function

Language that is used to explore the world and to learn and discover (Asking about)

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Imaginative Function

To be creative through language that relates to imaginative play, storytelling, rhymes and humour.

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