THE STUDY OF TOPICS OF CONVERSATION THAT ARE SHARED BY STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG IN SPENDING THEIR SPARE TIME

NUGROHO, JOKO (2006) THE STUDY OF TOPICS OF CONVERSATION THAT ARE SHARED BY STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG IN SPENDING THEIR SPARE TIME. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

The study of topic in conversational speech is very interest to be known for several reasons, one of which is useful in understanding how human communication work. On the other hand, it will show us more about the language community exists in our society. Of course, this study is going to give information to us about what are the up to date and actual topics that happen in our surrounding. This study focused on spoken rather than written language. The objective of this research is to describe the topics of conversation that are shared by students of University of Muhammadiyah Malang in spending their spare time. A descriptive qualitative research was used as design of the study. The subjects of the study were students of University of Muhammadiyah Malang. They were 36 students. The data were obtained through non participant observation, made field noted and recorded the spontaneous conversation without knowing by the subject. The result of the study showed that the topics of conversation that are shared by students of University of Muhammadiyah Malang in spending their spare time in reading floor of the main lecture building were academic topics and non academic topics. The academic topics of conversation were about lecturers, examination, book, library, task, “practicum”, and the non academic topics of conversation were about movie, music concert, boy friend and gossip artist. The most topics of conversation that are shared by them in reading floor of the main lecture building were academic topics that were about lecturers. Then it can be justified that reading floor of the main lecture building, the place in which the topics of conversation that were shared by students of University of Muhammadiyah Malang in spending their spare time is in line with its objective. It also showed that students of UMM concern with the attitude, characteristic, of their lecturers and the way they teach

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Anggit Aldila
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2012 03:36
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2012 03:36
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/12751

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