COHESIVE DEVICE IN ENGLISH TEXTS OF THE STATE EXAMINATION FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN INDONESIA

Sembiring, Erwinsyah Putra (2016) COHESIVE DEVICE IN ENGLISH TEXTS OF THE STATE EXAMINATION FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN INDONESIA. Masters thesis, UNIMED.

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Abstract

This study is focused on cohesive devices in English texts of the state examination for high school in Indonesia. The aims of this study are to identify the types of cohesive devices used in relating sentences available in Texts. To find out the dominant types of cohesive devices used in the reading texts available in the texts. To find out the contexts which the cohesive device are used in the text. This research was conducted by using qualitative analytical descriptive method. The objects of the study were 25 English Texts State examinations for high school in 2010 until 2015. The data were the State examinations texts of reading section. The data were analyzed by using the theory of cohesive devices proposed by Halliday and Hasan in the book “cohesion in English”. The data were analysed by using qualitative content analysis. The research findings show that five types of cohesive devices containedin all the texts, namely: reference, substitution, ellipsis, conjunction, and lexical cohesion. The result shows that the most dominant cohesive device is reference that is 321(44.8%) followed by conjuction that is 249(34.8%), lexical cohesion as many as 84(11.7%) , substitution as many as 54(7.5%) and the least was ellipsis as many as 7(0.9%), and the total cohesive devices found from 2010 to 2015 were 715. And after analyzing the context situation used in the text, three types were found, namely, field, tenor and mode and in specifically, field used the elements of arena or social activity, participant’s characteristics and semantic domain and in tenor found used three elements from four there were formality, status or power, affection. And in mode found used elements Planning, Distance, Involvement and medium or channel.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Contributors:
ContributionNameNIP
Thesis advisorSaragih, Amrin195501131982031002
Thesis advisorPulungan, Anni Holila197005222001122001
Call Number: 418.071 Sem c
Keywords: The nature of language; Textual function; Social context; Functional Grammar
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P201 Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P98 Computational linguistics. Natural language processing
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana > Linguistik Terapan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mrs Siti Nurbaidah
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2016 02:58
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/20812

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