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A study of code switching in video jockeys' utterances on Anteve program "MTV Land"

Razak, Yulia (2002) A study of code switching in video jockeys' utterances on Anteve program "MTV Land". Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

Nowadays, it is usual that people use more than one language in communicating with others and they tend to switch the language even in a television program. In this case, the writer is interested in analyzing the code switching in the Video Jockeys? utterances on "MTV Land". This music program has provided code-switching. Therefore, this study analyzes the language used, the reasons, and the types of code-switching in the subjects? utterances. The data were obtained through recording the five episodes of the program. Then, the data were analyzed and classified according to Hudson?s, Wardhaugh?s and Gumperz theories of the code switching. The findings show that the Video Jockeys used E-J code switching more frequently than E-I code switching. Besides, the writer found that there were four functions of code switching on that program. Finally, it is found that Conversational Code Switching is used more frequently since the Video Jockeys only entertained the audience in informal way.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: discourse, analysis, english, language, social, sosiolinguistic, video, jockeys, anteve, mtv, land
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 07:38
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/7876

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