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COLLOQUIAL WORDS USED BY TEENAGERS IN TWITTER UPDATE WRITING

SEPTIANI, YUFIDA (2016) COLLOQUIAL WORDS USED BY TEENAGERS IN TWITTER UPDATE WRITING. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Keyword : colloquial word, teenagers This study aimed at analyzing written English colloquial word used by teenagers in Twitter update status writing. This study tried to analyze English colloquial word used by teenagers in their Twitter status update. Colloquial word is a word or phrase that uses contraction, abbreviated utterance, and connecting words and phrase which is usually used in conversation. The objectives of this study are to know the number of colloquial word used by teenagers in Twitter, and identify the types of the colloquial word used by teenagers in Twitter. The study used descriptive qualitative research design. The instrument used in this study was document such as print screenshot of sentences containing colloquial word, and defined the types of the colloquial words. The object of this study is the English colloquial words used by teenagers in Twitter. The number of the teenagers being researched was ten Twitter users as my followers selectively. The result of this study showed that there were fifty colloquial words. They were divided into two types, those are: (1) Literary colloquial words, which categorized into three sections. Firstly, phonetic feature there were twenty one colloquial words categorized as phonetic feature. Secondly, morphological feature this study found only one colloquial word categorized as morphological feature. Third, is lexical feature, there were twenty two colloquial words categorized as lexical feature (2) Familiar colloquial words were categorized into three sections; Firstly, phonetic feature there were four colloquial words categorized as phonetic feature in Twitter. Secondly, these findings did not find colloquial words categorized as morphological feature in Twitter. Third, is lexical feature in which there were two colloquial words found in Twitter.

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: 30 Sep 2016 08:08
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2016 08:08
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/32727

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