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AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTER USED BY BACKPACKER IN COUCHSURFING SOCIAL NETWORKING

RINAWATI, IKA (2014) AN ANALYSIS OF REGISTER USED BY BACKPACKER IN COUCHSURFING SOCIAL NETWORKING. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

CouchSurfing is one of the the examples of social media. CouchSurfing is a global network of travelers, adventure seekers and lifelong learners who value trust among strangers and are dedicated to sharing their cultures, hospitality and authentic experiences— whether they’re on the road or in their hometowns. The purrpose of this study is to know the register used by backpacker and the meaning of register used by backpacker in CouchSurfing social networking. The research design which was used in this study was descriptive qualitative research. The object of the study was backpacker’s posting in CouchSurfing. The postings were selected as the object of the study, because backpacker often used register in their posting in CouchSurfing. The research instrument of this research is the writer herself. To collect the data, the researcher was helped documentation. The data were backpackers’ post in CouchSurfing. The finding of this study was divided into two. The first was the register used by backpacker in CouchSurfing. There are 41 registers. The second was the meaning of register used by backpacker in CouchSurfing. In conclusion, there are 41 registers found in the CouchSurfing social networking. All of the registers are in English. The register used by old and newbie backpacker. The registers are in word and abbreviation. The register makes communication between backpacker easier. Register also show their identity as backpacker.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 09:48
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2016 09:48
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/24765

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