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A Study on communication strategies used by speaking IIIE students of English Department in Petra Christian University in conversation

Soetedja, Menahem Lazuardi (2002) A Study on communication strategies used by speaking IIIE students of English Department in Petra Christian University in conversation. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This study is about the communication strategies used by the students of speaking IIIE in Faculty of Letters. The writer analyses the types of communication strategies used by the students, and also the types of communication strategies used most by the students. The writer does this study based on the theory of communication strateges by William Littlewood. Littlewood said that when the people find difficulties in expressing their ideas, they use utterance called communication strategies. The writer does this study by observing the class and recording the entire sentence produced by the students. The data with communication strategies wiIl be analysed based on the types and characteristics of communication strategies. The result of this study reveals that the students did almost all the types communication strategies, except paraphrasing. The writer found that most communication strategies used by the students are using approximation strategies, and the combination of switching to native language strategy and seeking help strategy

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: english, language, speaking, student, conversation
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2011 21:10
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/8251

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