AN ANALYSIS OF PRONUNCIATION ERRORS OF THE FOURTH SEMESTER STUDENTS OF IAIN SURAKARTA IN DRAMA PERFORMANCE ENTITLED “NIGHTS ARE LONGER IN SAMARKAND” IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

Siti, Muawanah and Budiasih, S.Pd., M.Hum (2016) AN ANALYSIS OF PRONUNCIATION ERRORS OF THE FOURTH SEMESTER STUDENTS OF IAIN SURAKARTA IN DRAMA PERFORMANCE ENTITLED “NIGHTS ARE LONGER IN SAMARKAND” IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015. skripsi thesis, IAIN Surakarta.

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Abstract

Keywords : pronunciation, error, drama, vowel This study investigates the pronunciation errors in English made by fourth semester students of IAIN Surakarta in academic year 2014/2015 according to error analysis. The objective of the study is to describe what vowels are mispronounced by the students and what are the causes of errors done by the students. This final project use descriptive qualitative method to analyze the result of the study. Data was collected and analysed with the guidance of phonemic transcription in Oxford Advance Learner’s dictionary. The researcher described the vowels error made by the students of the fourth semester students. The subjects’ pronunciation were taken through the students’ pronunciation in drama performance. The analysis was done by taking note of all words containing vowel(s) mispronunciation by the students and categorized them into each vowels. The students in drama performance mispronounced the vowels [i:], [I], [e], [æ], [ᴧ], [ɑ:], [ɒ], [ɔ:], [ʊ], [u:], [ᴣ:], [ə]. From 15 characters, there were 12 characters who mispronounced the vowel[I]. There were 12 characters who mispronounced the vowel[e]. There were 9 characters who mispronounced the vowel[æ]. There were 6 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ᴧ]. There were 7 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ɑ:]. There were 8 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ɒ]. There were 6 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ɔ:]. There were 2 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ʊ]. There were 7 characters who mispronounced the vowel [u:]. there were 7 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ᴣ:]. There were 12 characters who mispronounced the vowel[ə]. Most students mispronounced the vowels by pronouncing vowels as certain vowels. The students did not correct their vowels pronunciation directly. They fixed their vowels pronunciations in the other next utterances that consisted of the vowels they mispronounced before. This study gives information about students’ difficulties in pronouncing vowels. Then, based on the researcher’s experience, the result of the study hopefully contributes to the practical significance such as for pre-service teachers. The coming pre-service teachers are able to devise appropriate lesson plan in spoken cycle. The findings help to provide a clear understanding of the common source of errors made by the students. It assumed to be affected by some factors, there are inter lingual transfer and intra lingual transfer and the aspects of drama are also considered influence to the way the students pronounce the word.

Item Type: Thesis (skripsi)
Subjects: 300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education
300 Ilmu Sosial > 370 Education > 378 Higher education
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Maha siswa
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 01:19
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 01:19
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/743

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