the linguistic landscape study in three Chinatowns of Surabaya

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Safitri, Merry (2020) the linguistic landscape study in three Chinatowns of Surabaya. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya.

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This present thesis analyzes the linguistic landscape in three Chinatowns of Surabaya: Kembang Jepun, Tambak Bayan and Kapasan Dalam. This study aims to know the language displayed, the reason for the sign makers in writing that sign, and how the attitude of the sign reader in the three Chinatowns of Surabaya. Theory of linguistic landscape by Laundry and Bourhis was used in this research to know the language displayed in these area. The other theory has come from Baker about language attitude toward the foreign language.This present study used observation and interview to collect the data, and qualitative and quantitative approach to analyze the data. The researcher found 350 signs in a total of three areas to analyze. The researcher categorized the data into monolingual, bilingual, and multilingual sign. The researcher found there are a total of eight languages displayed in the landscape of three Chinatowns such as; Indonesia, English, Javanese, Chinese, Germany, Arabic, and Latin. Indonesian is the dominant language in these three Chinatowns. There are some reasons for the sign makers to use the sign in a particular language, they are, as lingua franca among different tribes in that area, attracting the customers, following the trends, making the sign maker easily to deliver the message, showing sense of pride in national language, showing their identity as Chinese, looking more prestigious, and the most popular referral in that area. This research also found that the sign readers in Kembang Jepun of Chinatown expressed a positive attitude toward English and Chinese Language, but the readers in the other two places in Chinatowns showed a negative attitude toward English and Chinese written in the signs.


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Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Safitri, Merrymerrysafitri1998@gmail.comA73216120
Thesis advisorRohmah, Zuliatizettira@gmail.com2003037303
Subjects: Bahasa Inggris
Keywords: lanskap linguistik; multilingualism; sikap bahasa; pecinan di Surabaya.
Divisions: Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora > Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Merry Safitri
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2020 11:04
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2020 02:15

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