Word formation of slang used by students of English Department at State Islamic University of Sunan Ampel Surabaya

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Dwianita, Fanni Nanda (2019) Word formation of slang used by students of English Department at State Islamic University of Sunan Ampel Surabaya. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This study aimed to analyze how those slang words are formed with word formation, and the reasons of respondents used slang words as a daily language. The data sources were taken from 7th-semester students of English literature at UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya. The researcher answered research questions in this research, namely (1) what are the word formation types of slang used between male and female students in daily conversation, and (2) what are the respondents’ reasons for using slang words in daily conversation. This study used three instruments, namely participant observation, Discourse Completion Test (DCT), and interviews. In collecting data, researcher observed 7 th-semester students for a month of lecture. Then, researcher determined 30 students to be respondents of this study. The 30 students were 15 male students and 15 female students. After that, the researcher gave DCT and conducted interviews with respondents. Then, the researcher identified, coded, classified, and analyzed the data.
The results showed that there were 4 word formation process that formed slang words used by male respondents, namely blending appeared 5 times, clippings appeared 5 times, back-formation appeared 3 times, and acronym appeared 17 times. While female respondents used 3 word formation process that formed slang words, namely blending appeared 3 times, clippings appeared 6 times, and acronym appeared 36 times. It could be seen from the explanation above that male respondents used more various slang words. The results of the second research questions about the reasons respondents use slang because 4 things, namely to be unique appeared 12 times, to be social appeared 11 times, to be colorful appeared 9 times, and to be secretive appeared 3 times. From the explanation above, the majority of respondents used slang to be unique.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Dwianita, Fanni Nandafannianitaa@gmail.comA73216063
Thesis advisorKurjum, Mohammadkurjum69@yahoo.co.id2002096902
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: Slang Words, Word Formation, Discourse Completion Test (DCT), 7th Semester Students
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Fanni Nanda Dwianita
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2020 03:22
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2020 03:22
URI: http://digilib.uinsa.ac.id/id/eprint/38165

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