An Analysis Of Diphthong Pronunciation Ability On Third And Ninth Semester Of English Department Students Of FKIP UIR

Simamora, Yudika Cristien (2022) An Analysis Of Diphthong Pronunciation Ability On Third And Ninth Semester Of English Department Students Of FKIP UIR. Other thesis, Universitas Islam Riau.

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Abstract

Diphthong is a two-vowel that spoken at once and one of them has a change in quality during the syllable. Diphthong is a system sound in pronunciation that should be mastered by students if they want to have a good speaking skill. When learning diphthong, students have to know how to pronounce some symbols, like /aɪ/, /əʊ/ , /eɪ/ , /ai/ , /aʊ/ , /ow/, /ɪə/ , /ea/, /eə/ , /ɔɪ/ , /ʊə/. In this research, the researcher observes the students’ ability of pronouncing English diphthong sounds on third semester and ninth semester, regarding the level of capability pronouncing diphthong sounds. The writer also try to find the occur of the word pronunciation errors made by each student from the third and ninth semesters in the Diphthong pronunciation test. The research is qualitative analysis research, there are two focus that observed. The research of an analysis of diphthong pronunciation ability on third and ninth semester of English department students of FKIP UIR. The total participants was 20 students and test used consisting of 24 word contains Diphthong. This research used Desi and Lia (2021) and Much Deiniatur (2017) as reference for the data collection steps. And Suryatiningsih (2015) and Tsang (2019) as reference for the data analysis technique. Furthermore, the researcher findings included the results of the research, as follows: ninth semester students' average diphthong pronunciation ability is slightly better than the third semester students. It can be seen from the number of students in the ninth semester who are at the level with a percentage of 25% and below. In the ninth semester there are eight students with a percentage of 25% and below, while in the third semester there are only six students. And from the average of all students per each semester, it was found that ninth semester students have slight better ability. Third semester and ninth semester students made the same number of mistakes on the words Doe with 17 times wrong pronounced, Coat and Fur with 13 times wrong pronounced, and Own with 12 times wrong pronounced.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Linguistik, Micro-linguistics, Phonology, Phonetik, Diphthong
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
> Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Mohamad Habib Junaidi
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2022 09:52
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2022 09:52
URI: http://repository.uir.ac.id/id/eprint/13019

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