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A STUDY ON JARGON USED BY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI OF UNIVERSITY MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG IN FACEBOOK

DEWI, INTAN PURNAMA (2011) A STUDY ON JARGON USED BY STUDENTS AND ALUMNI OF UNIVERSITY MUHAMMADIYAH MALANG IN FACEBOOK. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Language is very important for communication because without language a society cannot interact one each other. People create language variation in order to make communication easier. One of language variation is Jargon. It depends on group who uses specific vocabularies. This study was intended to investigate phenomenon of jargon used by students and alumni of UMM found in facebook. More specifically, this study focused on the jargon used by students and alumni of UMM found in facebook and the meanings of those jargons. This study used descriptive qualitative research design, which described the phenomena about the jargon used by students and alumni of UMM found in facebook. The subjects of this study were 51 UMM students and 48 alumni from UMM. The instruments used to collect the data were observation and documentation. The data were analyzed by finding the jargons used in facebook meanings of jargon. The result of this study showed that there were 57 jargons found in facebook. There were 9 words in Coinage category, 10 words in Borrowing category, 1 word in Compounding category, 11 words in Blending category, 2 words in Backformation category, 18 words in Acronym category, 1 word in Derivation category and 5 words in Abbreviation category. Further, the meaning of each jargon in every category; Coinage, Borrowing, Compounding, Blending, Backformation, Acronym, Derivation and Abbreviation were checked by looking the context of conversation between the writer and subject. The jargon were used in informal situation (updating status, posting comments, and chatting)

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education (88203)
Depositing User: Mrs Ruli Alfi
Date Deposited: 26 May 2016 01:50
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 01:50
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/30846

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