The use of WhatsApp to express students confirming speech act strategy to the lecturers

Retnaningsih, Woro and Sujito, Sujito and Muttaqin, Wildan Mahir and Kurniasih, Nuning and Budianto, Langgeng and Ghozali, Imam and Mutohar, Prim Masrokan and Susanto, Djoko and Widodo, Aris and Loka, Adi (2019) The use of WhatsApp to express students confirming speech act strategy to the lecturers. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1175 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN Online ISSN: 1742-6596 Print ISSN: 1742-6588

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Abstract

Following the rapid growth of the social media communication technology worldwide, WhatsApp (WA) becomes one of the most practical means to corelate students and lecturers. In fact, students are able to contact their lecturers anytime they need to confirm any other task and assigment. However, to contact the lecturers, students have frequently need theappropriate speech act strategy to convey thir intention. While several studies have addressed this issue by focusing on the use of hedgs to express politeness in WA to express politeness, and violations are found in approbation maxim. In an attempt to fill this gap, of the use of WA to express students confirming speech act strategy to the lecturers. The method of providing data was carried out by tapping method with recording technique. This tehcnique is screen shoot the written document of speech act used by students when communicating with lecturers by using WA. The investigation reveals that, the most widely strategy used by students in WA to lecturers was to seek an agreement and the lowest use was to imply or express reciprocity, give understanding, and cooperation with the lecturers. This study argues that students send WA to the lecturers with the various purposes.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200102 Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Department of English Language and Letters
Depositing User: Mufid Mufid
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 10:53

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