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AN ANALYSIS OF POLITE TERMS IN CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN ANNOUNCERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN ENGLISH TIME PRO 2 FM PROGRAM

Setiawan, Artha Setiawan (2011) AN ANALYSIS OF POLITE TERMS IN CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN ANNOUNCERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN ENGLISH TIME PRO 2 FM PROGRAM. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Stikubank Semarang.

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Abstract

This thesis is entitled An Analysis of Polite Terms in Conversations between Announcers and Participants in English Time PRO 2 FM Program. The aim of this study is to analyze the use of polite terms in a conversation between announcers and participants of PRO 2 FM English time program on every day evening. The data of this study is taken from the recorded conversation in English Time PRO 2 FM Program on every day evening which is then transcribed into text. The writer took 20 participants as the sample. In analyzing the data, the writer used descriptive qualitative method which the writer described and explained everything related to the use of polite in a conversation between announcers and participants in English Time PRO 2 FM Program. There were several steps. First, the writer identified polite words in conversation between announcer and participant. Second, the writer classified them into each group. The last is interpreting the data. To strengthen the investigation process and the result gained, the writer also used library research to find further information and some theories related to the matter discussed. The result of the study leads to the conclusion that both the announcer and participants used polite words, they usually started their conversation by greeting and then followed by asking their health, they use polite words such as thanks when they want to express their gratitude; sorrywhen they want to apologize, to ask someone to repeat his/ her utterance that they didn’t heard well, and when they heard someone in bad situation;pleasewhen they ask someone for help. They used polite requests such as can, may, and willwhen they were in an informal situation; wouldand couldwhen they felt that they were in a formal situation.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: NIM:07.03.52.0061 SKR.III.05.01.0382
Uncontrolled Keywords: politeness, polite terms
Subjects: ?? Linguistics ??
Faculty / Institution: ?? SkripsiBhs ??
Depositing User: Widodo Prihatin
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2012 02:20
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 02:20
URI: http://eprints.unisbank.ac.id/id/eprint/739

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