English language paper one – mode analysis

The mode continuum, used to asses whether language is spoken or written or a hybrid of both, due to its spoken and written features and your ability to analyse them


Non-technical Technical
Informal Formal
Personal Impersonal
Non-standard Standard
Context dependent Context free
Socially constructed Message orientated
Ephermal Permanent
Spontaneous Planned
Face to face Not co-present
Interactive Non-interactive




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