AN ANALYSIS OF PARTS OF SPEECH USED IN READER’S DIGEST “LIFE’S LIKE THAT”(PERIOD NOVEMBER 2005 – FEBRUARY 2006)

IRAWATI, MEI (2007) AN ANALYSIS OF PARTS OF SPEECH USED IN READER’S DIGEST “LIFE’S LIKE THAT”(PERIOD NOVEMBER 2005 – FEBRUARY 2006). Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

[img]
Preview
Text
AN_ANALYSIS_OF_PARTS_OF_SPEECH_USEDIN_READER.pdf

Download (84kB) | Preview

Abstract

Deal with the language used, there are at least four aspects that have to be learnt: grammar, linguistics, reading, and writing. Writing is developing sentence skill, which recognizing word function in this practice is a crucial need. To avoid misplacing a word, it is important to understand one concept of part of speech to the other ones. Especially, it can be understood by the students who are interested in language. Parts of speech divided into two categories; content or lexical words (noun, verb, adjective, and adverb) and function word or grammatical word (article, pronoun, preposition, conjunction, interjection, auxiliary verb, particles, expletives, and pro­sentence). The purpose of this study is to know parts of speech that are used in Life’s Like That in “Reader’s Digest” magazine, and to know parts of speech that are dominantly used. The populations of this research are the articles in “Reader’s Digest” magazine that published on November 2005 – February 2006. The researcher takes this population since those editions of the magazine are the latest editions when the study is conducted. The sample of this research is simple random sampling. The descriptive quantitative is the research design of this research. The research is conducted to get quantitative value on the problem of the study. Here, documentary analysis is done to collect the data. The finding showed that there were twelve types of parts of speech in Life’s Like That in “Reader’s Digest” magazine. Parts of speech that were dominantly used in four “Reader’s digest” magazines were Particle (19.63%). The second was Noun (18.9%), the third was Adjective (15.27%),and the fourth was Verbs (14.9%), the fifth was Pronoun (9.45%), the sixth was Preposition (9.09%), the seventh Article (5.81%), the eighth was Adverb (2.18%), the ninth Conjunctions (1.81%), the tenth was Interjection (1.09%), the eleven was Pro­Sentence (1.09%), the twelveth was Auxiliary Verb (0.72%). Meanwhile Expletive was not found.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Zainul Afandi
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2012 04:35
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2012 04:35
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/7290

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item