Pronunciation error in Minimal-Pair Words Committed by Junior High School Student in Waru Sidoarjo

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Hasanah, Nurul Uswatun (2019) Pronunciation error in Minimal-Pair Words Committed by Junior High School Student in Waru Sidoarjo. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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Abstract

This research focuses on pronunciation error committed by Junior High School students in Waru Sidoarjo. They are eighth grade State Junior High School students in Waru Sidoarjo. The data are from four State Junior High Schools in Waru Sidoarjo consisting of 15 students from each Junior High School. Furthermore, all of the students that participate there are 60 students. To analyze the data, the writer chose minimal pair words which are focused on thirteen English consonant sounds: /ð/, /t/, /d/, /s/, /z/, /f/, /v/, /k/, /g/, /ʔ/, /tʃ/, /dʒ/, and /h/, then nine vowel sounds, there are: /iː/, /ɪ/, /e/, /o/, /ɔː/, /eɪ/, /ɑː/, /əʊ/, and /æ/. This research aims to describe pronunciation error and correct pronunciation in English consonants and vowels by the participants. Then, the writer identifies who makes error in pronouncing English consonants and vowels. Finally, the writer analyzes how many of them who made error in pronouncing and describes what is the situation which is pronunciation error might happen. The writer uses descriptive - quantitative as design of this research. For collecting the data, firstly the writer recorded pronunciation of Junior High School students in Waru Sidoarjo when they read the list of words from researcher individually. Then, the writer transcribes their pronunciation guided by Praat software and Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary – 3rd edition as guided of phonetic transcription. For the result of this research, it shows that the most pronunciation error made by Junior High School students in Waru Sidoarjo is English consonant sounds /tʃ/ - /dʒ/. The students who made pronunciaton errors is 58 students from 60 participants which are 96%. Based on the data sources of pronunciation error committed by Junior High School students in Waru Sidoarjo, it shows the students who get the most pronunciation error in minimal pair words are from Junior High School 1 Waru, while Junior High School 4 Waru students are the least from the other schools which made pronounciation error in minimal pair words. That might cause of pronunciation errors there are lack of learning English and students daily activities. The influence of learning English pronunciation by applying English in daily life are listening English music, watching English movie and playing online games with English instructions. Students' interest for learning English included where and with whom they learn English.

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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Creators:
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Hasanah, Nurul Uswatunnurulhasanah070@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Pendidikan
Linguistik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pronunciation Error; Minimal Pair Words; Junior High School
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Hasanah Nurul Uswatun
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2019 06:42
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2019 06:42
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/30930

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