a) Spoken and signing mode. Spoken mode is the conversation that occurs between two people for example, Johny is telling Sarah that she looks beautiful in ‘Baju Kurung’. Signing mode on the other hand occurs among two or more deaf person. For example, Dia is using her hands as a sign of action to tell her mother that she is hungry.
b) Writing mode. Something that was written and can be revised anytime. For example, academic writing that had been used for students to do their revisions at any time.
c) Speaking mode. A lecturer using microphone in the lecture hall to speak to the students.
d) Writing mode. Authors express and share their thoughts and opinions to readers no matter where the readers are as long as they have the book with them.
e) Writing mode. It is because what had been written cannot be changed nor be misunderstood. Opinions from different perspective that leads to many translations. As example, Shakespeare’s poem. It cannot be changed as it is official, yet people can still give their different opinions towards what had been written.
f) Speaking mode, because it is the only elements of language that can be heard. As example, giving orders.
g) Speaking mode. Parents thought their babies languages while their babies growing up. It is an unconscious learning. As example, baby that had been raised by an Indian family mostly will be able to speak Tamils.
h) Writing mode. Ideas that will be written must be well prepared. As example, a book of academic or non-academic. Preparation must be well made in order for author to deliver their ideas to the readers.
i) Speaking and signing mode. Through the activity such as group discussion, ideas or the result of the linguistics messages can be easily accomplished. While signing mode, the actions of the sign language by deaf people will automatically let others understand what they meant, especially for those who know sign language.