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DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION OF PRONOUN ‘AWAQ’ IN SEBRANG DIALECT OF JAMBI MALAY

Jurnal Ilmiah Universitas Batanghari Jambi Vol 14, No 1 (2014): Februari
Publisher : Jurnal Ilmiah Universitas Batanghari Jambi

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Tulisan  ini  membahas  mengenai  salah  satu  kata ganti yang  ada dalam  dialek  Sebrang  pada  bahasa  Melayu Jambi.  Kata ganti tersebut adalah  kata ‘awaq’. Kata  ganti ‘awaq’ bisa  berarti  saya dan engkau. Meskipun  memiliki  interpretasi ganda, dalam  sebuah  percakapan umumnya para pembicara tetap bisa  memahami untuk siapa  kata ‘awaq’ tersebut ditujukan. Dalam  tulisan ini akan dipaparkan situasi-situasi yang bisa  menyebabkan orang tetap bisa memahami untuk siapa kata ‘awaq’ ditujukan. Analisis dilakukan dengan menggunakan teori optimal sintaks.Kata kunci : perbedaan, interprestasi, dialek

CLOSING STRATEGIES CONVEYED BY THE ENGLISH TEACHERS

International Conference on Languages and Arts Proceeding of the 3rd ISLA 2014
Publisher : Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni Universitas Negeri Padang

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The present research is inevitable at revealing the types of closing strategies and the reasons of realizing those closing strategies by the teachers at one of private English courses in the Jambi City. Two English teachers engage in the research who coach students at the advanced and conversation classes. The data of the research are utterances produced by the research subjects (teachers) all through the classroom interactions. The utterances are assembled by means of a tape recorder and a pen-cam as the supporting instrument. Every single word is recorded by these two instruments (a tape recorder and a pen cam) conversely not all of the utterances are regarded as the data (data reduction process). Besides the two instruments mentioned, note-taking is too utilized in an attempt to get rid of bias of the research. The results of this research highlights nine genuses of closing strategies uttered by the research subjects, namely positive comment (31 occurrences), excuse (12 occurrences), imperative to end (27 occurrences), blame (5 occurrences), goal (40 occurrences), summary (70 occurrences), an expression of thanks for the conversation (15 occurrences), plan (16 occurrences), and general wish (5 occurrences). Briefly, the cultural issue entirely have a consequence on the closing strategies realized by the research subjects.   Keywords: closing utterances, politeness, strategies