Second language acquisition in the "Jungle Child" Movie's Characters

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Oktavia, Ade Ayu Irma (2018) Second language acquisition in the "Jungle Child" Movie's Characters. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This research is conducted to know about Children Second Language Acquisition in informal situation. It used the "Jungle Child" movie as the data source. The focus is on the immigrant children characters to analyze their Second Language Acquisition process in informal situation and what are the influencing factors of their Second Language Acquisition. This study is descriptive research. The data which is taken from the movie's transcript is analyzed using content analysis method. The theory of Second language acquisition and its influencing factors is used to answer the research problems. The results reveal that the characters in the "Jungle Child" movie acquire their second language from their father and native friends. Their second language acquisition process is influenced by some factors such as age. It influenced the characters’ second language acquisition. The oldest child who had already found her own identity, rejected the new language. The ethnocentric tendencies and introvert personality also caused the negative attitude toward the language, while the extrovert younger children could acquire the language better because they had not found their own identities yet so it motivated them to learn new language.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Oktavia, Ade Ayu Irmaaadeyu.aa@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
English Learning
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Oktavia Ade Ayu Irma
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 07:25
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2018 07:25

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