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AN ANALYSIS OF SENTENCE STRUCTURE IN READER'S DIGEST MAGAZINE ARTICLE "HIGH-TECH BREAKTHROUGHS FOR EYESIGHT"

HANGGARA, LINGGA AGUNG TRI (2014) AN ANALYSIS OF SENTENCE STRUCTURE IN READER'S DIGEST MAGAZINE ARTICLE "HIGH-TECH BREAKTHROUGHS FOR EYESIGHT". Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Magazine as one of written media can be fresh material to students in learning English. By using the magazine, the students can learn from many articles to get information and add their knowledge. Understanding the sentence structures is very important, especially on getting knowledge and information. A sentence is a set of words expressing statement and usually contains a subject and a verb. There are four types of sentence structures. Those are simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, and compound-complex sentence. In this study, the research problems consist of (1) how sentence structures are portrayed in tree diagram "High-tech Breakthroughs for Eyesight" article on Reader's Digest magazine? And (2) what types of sentence structures exist in "High-tech Breakthroughs for Eyesight" article on Reader's Digest magazine? The aim of this study is to describe sentence structures through tree diagram and to figure out the types of sentence structures in "High-Tech Breakthrough for Eyesight" article on Reader's Digest magazine published March 2014. The research design which was used in this study was descriptive qualitative research. The object of the study was "High-Tech Breakthrough for Eyesight" article on Reader's Digest magazine published on March 2014. The data were all of the sentences in this article. The researcher used document as the instrument. In data collection, the researcher read the selected article carefully four times to get familiar with the content of the article and made some important notes to obtaining the data. Furthermore, in data analysis, the researcher did some processes. Those were drawing all of sentences based on tree diagram theory, classifying the types of sentence structures, and concluding the result. In conclusion, all four types of sentence structures were found in this article. Those are simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, and compound-complex sentence. The simple sentences were more frequently used than the others types of sentence structures in "High-Tech Breakthrough for Eyesight" article on Reader's Digest magazine.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 10:38
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 09:32
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/24811

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