A linguistic landscape study of tourism places in Sidoarjo

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Adynur, Zackly Rezky (2020) A linguistic landscape study of tourism places in Sidoarjo. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This research examined the linguistic landscape in five tourism places in Sidoarjo. This study used two theories about the sign from Spolsky and Cooper (1991) and Ben Rafael et al (2006). The purpose of the research is to describe signs in those five tourism places, moreover in language of sign, type, and function. Furthermore, this research also conducted to know the gap between local languages and foreign languages in their environment. The method used in this study is a qualitative method with quantification data. In addition, observing and taking a photo were the way to collect the data. After that to analyze the data there are some steps: categorizing, inputting, counting and describing the data found. The last step is drawing the conclusion from the research. The result of the study shows that the top three languages of sign displayed in those five tourism places are Indonesian language, English, and Javanese language. Moreover, there are similarities and differences among those five tourism places in using the sign. The first similarities are the Indonesian language always be the highest language used in sign in five tourism places. As well as the Indonesian language, the monolingual sign is also dominated the signsfound. The third similarities are about the use of top-down and bottom-up. Bottom-up sign highly dominated than the top-down, except in Pari Temple which only has a top-down sign. Meanwhile, the difference between those five tourism places is found in sign function. In Museum Mpu Tantular and Pari Temple, the informative sign is the most used sign function used. Meanwhile, in Kampoeng Batik Jetis and Kampoeng Tas Tanggulangin, the advertising sign is highly dominated. In Suncity Waterpark, informative and direction sign is also dominated.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Adynur, Zackly Rezkyzacklyr@gmail.comA73216141
Thesis advisorKurjum, Mohammadkurjum69@yahoo.co.id2002096902
Subjects: Kesusastraan > Kesusastraan Inggris
Keywords: sign; language of sign; sign function; top-down; bottom-up.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Zackly Rezky Adynur
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2020 05:44
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2020 05:44
URI: http://digilib.uinsby.ac.id/id/eprint/41690

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