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(Paper 4) Language Acquisition: What are the different functions of 'young people's' language?

Instrumental function - language that is used to fulfil a need, such as to obtain food, drink or comfort.

Regulatory function - language that asks, commands and requests

Interactional function - language that is used to form, develop and regulate social relationships

Personal function - language that expresses personal opinions. 

Representational function - language that is used to relay or request information.

Heuristic function - language that is used to explorelearn and discover.

Imaginative function - the use of language to tell stories and create imaginary constructs. 

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