Halliday's Funtions of Language Acquisition

Quiz on Halliday's functions of language acquisition :)

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1. This is when the child uses language to express their needs

  • Representational
  • Imaginative
  • Instrumental
  • Regulatory
  • Interactional
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2. This is where language is used to tell others what to do (e.g. 'Go away')

  • Imaginative
  • Regulatory
  • Heuristic
  • Personal
  • Instrumental

3. Here language is used to make contact with others and form relationships (e.g. 'Love you, mummy')

  • Interactional
  • Instrumental
  • Representational
  • Personal
  • Regulatory

4. This is the use of language to express feelings, opinions, and individual identity (e.g. 'Me good girl')

  • Representational
  • Heuristic
  • Personal
  • Instrumental
  • Regulatory

5. This is when language is used to gain knowledge about the environment (e.g. 'What the tractor doing?')

  • Regulatory
  • Instrumental
  • Heuristic
  • Interactional
  • Imaginative

Comments

Natalie

Woop, got them all right without looking at my notes! Helpful quiz, ty! :)

Paul Dutton


A short but useful quiz to be used as a quick revision exercise.

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