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Author Siahaan, Sanggam ♦ Kisno
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Content type Text
Publisher Lasting Impressions Press
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2014-03-15
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) P
Subject Keyword School-aged children ♦ Adult language ♦ Language production ♦ Indonesian TV show ♦ Language and Literature
Abstract The aim of this research was to find out the language produced by the school-aged children and the adult in a TV show. The study was carried out applying descriptive qualitative research design. The data for this research included the conversations between an adult (the host) and three school-aged children. The data analysis procedures included- observing the video, transcribing the conversation, identifying the linguistics and non-linguistics features of the utterances, categorizing the language produced by the children and the adult, and interpreting the result of the analysis. The findings of data analysis showed that the five-year-old children produced one-word and two-word utterances rather than longer sentences. In contrast, the seven-year-old child produced longer sentences rather than one-word or two-word utterances. On the other hand, the host applied different ways and modified the way she produced language (‘caregiver speech’ or ‘motherese’) such as using exclamation, using gestures, using complimenting words, using intimate pronouns, and using direct instruction. The results obtained indicated that the school-aged children and the adult have their own ways in producing language in a TV show in Indonesia.
ISSN 23085460
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-03-01
e-ISSN 23085460
Journal International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
Volume Number 02
Issue Number 01
Page Count 14
Starting Page 106
Ending Page 119

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