He also tends towards the use of very formal English, often using words that would not find a place in everyday conversation.
Basic writing courses are meant to help students come to a basic understanding and familiarity with formal written English.
He spoke in measured, formal English, the language in which all were fluent.
She spoke a clear, formal English with only a slight overture of an accent.
He wishes formal English were still as revered as it once was.
In contrast, formal English requires an overt subject in each clause.
Its value is similar to the one it has in formal English:
The formal English or Saxon law didn't always recognize this custom.
Many words used in formal written English are of French derivation.
This kind of structure is avoided in some kinds of formal English.