Hesitation in the interactive program of groovy chat in MAS FM

Ahsanti, Ervina (2007) Hesitation in the interactive program of groovy chat in MAS FM. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Islam Negeri Maulana Malik Ibrahim.

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Abstract

Human beings always communicate with others. They can convey ideas and feeling by many ways. When we produce a language, either consciously or unconsciously, we always make some hesitations. Hesitation is indefinite words that usually happened on spontaneous human communication.

The researcher focused on the hesitation special in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio in her research. The interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio is very interesting to investigate and it is exiting to be analyzed, as the broadcaster gives certain topics in everyday presentation and sometime presents the guest to let the listeners argue or propose their opinions about those topics through telephone calls. In addition, the broadcaster gives chances to the listeners to share the problems, or express feeling to someone by using English. It is expected to be away or contribution to minimize the existence of the hesitation in interactive, especially in giving information and others in communicating. Groovy Chat is guided by the broadcaster who is able to speak English well. So, in order to improve the English ability of the people around Malang, MAS FM presents an English program and English Community gathering.

This research attempts to investigate the phenomena of hesitation in the interactive program. The questions arise are: (1) what kinds of hesitation produced by the broadcaster, the gusts, and the caller in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio? (2) How are hesitations produced by the broadcaster, the guests, and the caller in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio? The objectives of her research are to describe the kinds of hesitation produced in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio and to get the description of how hesitation produced in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM Radio.

The researcher used qualitative method to analyze and collect the data. This research was designed as a descriptive qualitative research because the purpose of this research is to describe about hesitation found in the interactive program of groovy chat in MAS FM Radio. So this research gave description the kinds of hesitation in the interactive program of groovy chat in MAS FM Radio and how hesitation expressed in the interactive program of groovy chat in MAS FM Radio. These descriptions were related to the objectives of this study.

This research, the dominant hesitation found in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM is repeats and unlexicalized filled pause. The factors of hesitation in the interactive program of Groovy Chat in MAS FM are confused to choose the next utterance to be executed, forget the next utterance so almost the speaker (the broadcaster, the Broadcast Challenge, and the caller) need to remind or think first, and they often nervous so they ever got stutter. It is normal because English is their second language, so sometimes they forgot how to produce the word in English. They also confused spoke in radio (on air) spontaneous and no prepared. Because the speaker spoke on air in radio, they must give an opinion and suitable utterance to the listeners. They must deliver their opinion with the good language in English.

Finally, the researcher expects that there will be other researchers who are interested in studying psycholinguistics especially in hesitation phenomena. Based on the result of the research, the researcher hope the further researchers will focus on one type of hesitation. And the result of the research is expected as a contribution or as additional material for psycholinguistics course. The result of this research is also expected to give information and contribution for other people who are interested in studying hesitation and doing in similar field of research as a previous study.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Supervisor: Budianto, Langgeng
Keywords: Sentence Production; Hesitation; MAS FM; False Starts; Repeats; Restarts; Pauses; Word Lengthening
Departement: Fakultas Humaniora > Jurusan Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris
Depositing User: Dian Anesti
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2016 02:36
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2016 02:36
URI: http://etheses.uin-malang.ac.id/id/eprint/4587

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