Distinguish different levels of formality.
Oral Expression and Listening
Communicate using appropriate language in informal and formal situations.
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Compare formal and informal uses of English.
Use appropriate eye contact and speak clearly at an understandable pace.
Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (for example: presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (for example: small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.
Adapt language as appropriate to purpose: to persuade, explain/provide information, or express an opinion.
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.