ANALYZING THE SPEECH ACT REALIZATION OF ENGLISH VOICE PROGRAM ANNOUNCER IN AL-MANAR RADIO UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH PONOROGO

Alfida Dwi Puspitasari, Siti Asiyah, Diyah Atiek Mustikawati

Abstract


This research aims to find out types of speech act used by the announcer of English Voice program, the purposes of the announcer produces speech act in English Voice program, and the implications of speech act use in English Voice program toward the listeners. This research is descriptive qualitative research involving announcer and listeners of English Voice program. The sources of the data are announcer utterances which consist of speech acts and transcript interview from announcer and listeners. In collecting the data researcher uses Simak Method and Cakap Method. The study uses Searle’s and Kreidler’s taxonomy of speech act classification as the instrument. The findings of the research show the frequency of each classification found as the following: 53% for Representative, 28% for Directive, 8% for Commissive, 6% for Phatic, 3% for Declarative, 2% for Expressive. Representative speech acts are used mostly by the announcer. The purposes because English Voice program is informal learning broadcasting in which one-way learning announcer needs to explain, characterize, claim, and assume. Moreover, for directive, expressive, declarative, phatic and commissive are merely to make the learning easier, more interesting, and make the listeners more motivated to learn English. The use of speech acts apparently give the implications toward the motivation of listeners to learn English more and listeners vocabulary, idioms, and entertainment. The study concludes that the use of speech acts in English Voice Program can be the method to package the program in informal learning. It is recommended for the other announcers who lead informal learning program to use speech acts in Broadcasting-learning as the language method and for another researchers to conduct the same research to develop the research in pragmatic fields especially speech act.


Keywords


Pragmatic, Speech Act, English Voice Program

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