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AN ANALYSIS OF JARGON USED BY THE TEENAGERS FOUND IN FACEBOOK

Asrifah, Diah (2013) AN ANALYSIS OF JARGON USED BY THE TEENAGERS FOUND IN FACEBOOK. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is an important feature of human life. People using language as a medium. Furthermore, language used as a media of communication when people need to know each other, even establishing a social relationship. Every people has a different language. The differences of language cause language variation. One of language variation is jargon. Jargon is one of language varieties that is used based on the use or some purposes. This study was intended to investigate phenomenon of jargon used by the teenagers found in Facebook and their meanings. In this study, the writer used descriptive qualitative as her research design which described the phenomena about the jargon used by the teenagers in Facebook. The subjects of this study were 30 teenagers. The instruments used to collect the data were observation and documentation. In the observation, the writer observed the dialogues and conversations that occurred among Facebookers. So, in collecting the data, the writer used participant observation. The result of this study showed that there were 72 jargons found in Facebook. It was found 72 (seventy two) jargons used by the teenagers in Facebook. They were: 6 jargons found on June 16th, 9jargons found on June 17th, 13 jargons found on June 18th, 11 jargons found on June 19th, 9 jargons found on June 20th, 9 jargons found on June 21st, 9 jargons found on June 22nd, and 6 jargons found on June 23rd.The jargons were used in informal situation. Then, the meaning of each jargon was checked by looking at the context of dialogues and conversations among Facebookers exactly the teenagers.

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
Depositing User: Mr Ahmad Adi Husada
Date Deposited: 10 May 2016 02:07
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 02:07
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/29340

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