The usage of transition expressions in Jakarta Post articles published in 2010

Susanti, Susi (2010) The usage of transition expressions in Jakarta Post articles published in 2010. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.

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Abstract

This research describes the use of transition expressions through discourses-analytical approach. The transition expressions words often uses in every written text, such as articles. This article that the researcher analyzes is the Jakarta post article, published in January, 4 2010. It is focused on a reality lives and daily lives. So, the main reason of this research is to analyze the transition expressions words are uses in newspaper’s articles such as the Jakarta Post articles. It focused on the writing of each sentence which is uses the words of the transition expressions. The problems of this research are formulated into two questions: (1) What are the words of transition expressions constructed in five articles of the Jakarta Post articles, published in 2010, (2) What are the meanings of transition expressions are in five articles of the Jakarta Post articles, published in 2010? This research employs descriptive qualitative method which the researcher categorizes, describes and analyzes the data systematically, factually and accurately in order to be able to answer the research questions. This analysis model focused in words of transition expressions through the functional coherence in discourse; semantic and pragmatic relations (Van Djik, 1997) The Semantics and Pragmatics of Functional Coherence in Discourse. The meaning of words transition expression is as grouped according to meaning based on (Wishon & Burk, 1980) Let’s Write English. The point of the analysis is to see how the words of transition expressions and the meanings of their usage through the functional coherence in discourse; semantic and pragmatic relations. The result of this research shows that a variety of words of transition expressions which are grouped according to meaning as (time, contrast, augmentation, purpose, location, sequences transition, etc) and the semantic and pragmatic functional coherence in discourse may be used to express the meanings of transition expressions words. In this case, the Jakarta Post which concern with the science articles, that is found the words of transition expressions can be used, which the media as written discourse in types of discourse is the media such newspaper article is some information’s product that can get by whomever. In conclusion, the connectors such as words of transition expressions of the texts have meaning and also function to connect or to express the relation between clauses, sentences, paragraphs.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Jakarta Post; expressions words;
Subjects: Grammar of Standard English
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Program Studi Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Users 38 not found.
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2016 11:06
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2018 03:51
URI: http://digilib.uinsgd.ac.id/id/eprint/275

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