COHERENCE ANALYSIS OF THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ARTICLE ABSTRACTS IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

Reski Oktaviani, Yuned (2017) COHERENCE ANALYSIS OF THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ARTICLE ABSTRACTS IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS. Masters thesis, Universitas Bengkulu.

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Abstract

ABSTRACT Coherence is one of the characteristics of good academic writing, including abstract that represent the whole content of research article in order to show what messages want to be expressed in the abstract. This study investigated the English abstracts in International conference in applied linguistics written by Indonesian speaker in their coherence by analyzing the theme and rheme. This study focuses on (1) identifying the theme which are dominantly used in 2015 International conference article abstracts written by non-native speaker of English (2) identifying thematic progressions which are dominantly used in 2015 International conference article abstracts written by non-native speaker of English (3) finding out coherences’ quality of the research article abstract in 2105 International Conference article abstracts in applied linguistic based on thematic progression. This study was designed by using descriptive qualitative with content analysis approach. The results show that the type of theme dominantly used in 2015 International conference article abstracts written by non-native speaker of English was topical theme, not all non-native speakers of English used textual theme, and just a few of them used interpersonal theme. In addition, Zig Zag pattern in thematic progression was dominantly used then followed by reitaration theme, and the last Multiple (Split) pattern, none of the abstracts used Derived TP pattern. Most of the research article abstract section in International Conference abstracts in applied linguistic had fair quality, just a few included to less quality, none of them was catagorized as good and poor quality. It can be concluded that English abstracts of International conference in applied linguistisc written by Indonesian speakers can be catagorized as fair abstract based on their coherence.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of English Education
Depositing User: 021 Nanik Rahmawati
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2017 08:43
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 08:43
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/13373

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