Code-switching in Adam’s and Connie Wong’s The Story Book of Jst Alvin

Siti Juriyah, Siti (1210503141) (2014) Code-switching in Adam’s and Connie Wong’s The Story Book of Jst Alvin. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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The purpose of this study is to analyze the types of code switching and the reason for bilingual person to code switching or mixing their language in ‘’The Story Book of Just Alvin’’. This study is a part of the linguistic which is more focusing on sociolinguistics. The sociolinguistic is used to code switching language. Code-switching is the change of one language to another within the same utterance or in the same oral or written text. It is a common phenomenon in societies in which two or more languages are used. This study had used qualitative method by which the categories, describe, and analyzes the data systematically; factually, accurately, approach the theories to solve the problem presented in the research question. Inanalyzing the data, this study follows four steps: (1) organizing the data. It means that the writer arranged the words which are assumed to code switching; (2) identifying the data. In the step, the writer identifies the code switching and then the writeridentifies which one of the data belongs to code switching; (3) categorizing the data. After identified the data, the writer categorized sentence based on types; (4) interpreting the data. The writer interprets all the data based on theories and categorize and the data were analyzing based on John J. Gumperz theories about code switching. The result of this research shows code switching in The Story Book of Just Alvin, including the types of code switching and the reasons for bilingual persons to switching or mixing their language. Result of analysis shows there are no all of the types that used in those book. Those are 4 sentence of to amplify and emphasize a point, 1 sentence of lack of facility, 2 sentence of semantic significance, 2 sentence of lack of register competence, 4 sentence of habitual expressions, 1 sentence of attract attention, 1 sentence of to different audience, 4 sentence of mood of speaker, 1 sentence of to show identity with a group, no sentence of pragmatic reason. Those are the result of this research to second problem is that most of the reasons are used by the speakers, nevertheless there is one reason that is not used in ‘’The Story Book of Just Alvin’’, that is expressing group identity. It is because the talk shows seldom identity the identity to explore the issue.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sociolinguistic, Code Switching, Just Alvin Book.
Subjects: Linguistics
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
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Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2016 04:37
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2016 04:37

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