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A Study on communication strategies used by English learners of the conversation 4 class at language education program Petra Christian University

Rahmawati, Yuritza (2006) A Study on communication strategies used by English learners of the conversation 4 class at language education program Petra Christian University. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

The Thesis is about the Communication Strategies used by English learners of Conversation 4 Class at Language Education Program, Petra Christian University. Descriptive qualitative was the research method used by the writer to conduct the research. The types of Communication Strategies used by the students, and reasons of using the strategies were analyzed based on the theory of Communication Strategies by William Littlewood. An observation was conducted upon the students in a classroom in the entire sentences produced by the students were recorded. The data of Communication Strategies were analyzed based on the typed and the characteristics of Communication Strategies. The result of this study concluded that the students generally adjusted their message in overcoming gap of linguistic repertoire in communication using foreign language, in this case is the English Language. The students? reason of using Communication Strategies was generally because they lacked of English vocabulary and hesitated of using the term they wanted to produce.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: liguistics, spoken english, english language, conversation
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2011 16:59
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/13047

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