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A Study of address term used by Chinese Indonesian students of Petra Christian University Surabaya in informal conversation based on the addressee's ethnicity

Sari, Ruly Midya (2004) A Study of address term used by Chinese Indonesian students of Petra Christian University Surabaya in informal conversation based on the addressee's ethnicity. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This study concerns with address term. Conducting this study, the writer is curious to know about the second-person term of address used by Petra Christian University Chinese Indonesian students in their daily informal conversation. Besides, the writer also wants to know the particular second-person term of address they use to address their Chinese and Javanese friends. Here, the writer investigates the influence of addressee?s ethnicity towards Petra Chinese Indonesian students? choice in using particular second-person term of address. Later on, through the findings, the writer decides how or in what way addressee?s ethnicity influences the use of address term. Thus, this study is supported by sociolinguistics theories on Language Choice about its social factors by Janet Holmes and Kridalaksana. Since this study is focused on the second-person term of address, the writer then also uses Henrikus Supriyanto et al theory, which mentions the five different kinds of address terms used/spoken in East Java. Moreover, the study uses descriptive approach as it is designed to obtain information dealing with the use of second-person term of address in relation with addressee?s ethnicity. Finally, the writer finds out that those Chinese Indonesian students tend to address their Chinese friends using kamu, koen, anda, jokes name and paraban name. Meanwhile, they address their Javanese friends with kamu, kowe, koen or paraban name. Even more interesting, the writer finds out that in some conversations address term is sometimes not being used/absent. Last of all, the writer finds out that the use of second-person term of address is not influenced by addressee?s ethnicity; rather it is influenced by the speaker?s regional dialect.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: address term, chinese indonesian students, addressee?s ethnicity
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2011 12:14
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/13536

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