THE REGISTER USED BY THE EMPLOYEES OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTION UNIT OF BNI ‘46 SURABAYA

RAHMAWATI, DIYAH (2007) THE REGISTER USED BY THE EMPLOYEES OF INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTION UNIT OF BNI ‘46 SURABAYA. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

People need to communicate with their society. Because of that, they create language variety as the identity of their community. One of the language variety is register, which depends on the function used by the profession groups. This research focused only on the kind of English registers used at the International Transaction Unit of BNI’46 Surabaya, the meaning of the registers and the reasons of the employee used the registers on the transaction documents form. This study used descriptive qualitative research design, which described the phenomena of the English registers. The subject and object of study were the employee at the International Transaction Unit of BNI’46 Surabaya and the transaction documents. Three instruments used to collect the data were observation, interview and documentation. By applying snowball technique, the data were compiled by three employees. The data were analyzed by identifying the kind of registers based on the transaction documents. Then, the meaning of the registers and the reasons of using the registers were taken from the informant. The findings show that there were 96 English registers, which consisted of 92 formal registers and 4 informal registers. The meanings of the English registers were obtained from the informant’s explanation. There were three main reasons of using English registers. First, the employee used the English registers because of the office regulation. Second, they used the registers to shorten their interlocution, and to make their discourse understandable by the person whom they are talking to and to enable them to give information more easily. Last, the employee used the English registers as the secret language and identity among their community.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 04:32
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 04:32
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/10061

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