The Use of Fillers in Thesis Examination Presentation By English Literature Students

Qomariah, Zumrotul (2018) The Use of Fillers in Thesis Examination Presentation By English Literature Students. Other thesis, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.

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Fillers are word to help and to fill the silent when the speakers do not know or feel hesitate with what to say next. This study focuses on the use of fillers in Thesis Examination presentation by the eight–semester students, studying in private university in Indonesia. The main purposes of this study were to find out the occurrences of fillers uh and um used by the students in presentations and to find in which position was more dominant used. The writer applied the concept of the occurrences of fillers by Clark and Tree (2002). Meanwhile, the writer used pragmatic approach. This research employed qualitative method. While, the data were collected by video-recording of three presentations. The participants were selected purposely based on some criteria. The results of this analysis showed that all of three students used fillers uh and um but in different intensity and position. Student 1 used filled pauses uh and um in front, in the middle, and in the end of the sentence. Student 2 used fillers uh also on each of the positions. While, student 3 used fillers uh on each of the position, and fillers um used in the beginning and in the middle. Based on the findings, each of the student used both fillers uh and um especially in the middle. It means that all of them used fillers because they still felt hesitate, difficult to make words or sentences and confused about the ideas of their presentations.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fillers, Presentation, Thesis Examination, Uh, Um
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra dan Ilmu Pendidikan > S1 Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Asep Haikal Kurniawan S.IP., M.A
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2019 02:35
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2020 03:07

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