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Asih Wahyuni, Yusti Fargianti, Idi Maulida

Abstrak :


This study is conducted to investigate the speech act of refusing made by Indonesian EFL learners based on refusal taxonomy by Beebe, Takahashi, and Uliss-Weltz (1990). The participants of this study were 20 EFL learners of first year students in Engineering Education Faculty at one State University in Bandung. The EFL learners consist of 10 males and 10 females who were asked to respond in English to six different situations. Each situation carried out the speech act of refusal. The data were collected through a Discourse Completion Test (DCT). The data was analyzed to draw out some acts such as request, invitations, offers, and suggestions. The result shows that in the situation given, the refusal strategies commonly used were expression of regret. The second strategies frequently uttered were the expression of excuse, and then followed by expression of negative willingness and expression of positive opinions. A refusal strategy can be used in an utterance or some refusal strategies are used at the same time dealing with face threatening-acts.

Keywords:   Speech act of refusal, EFL Learner, Strategies in refusing, Face-threatening Acts

Tahun : 2012 Media Publikasi : jurnal nasional blm akreditasi
Kategori : Jurnal No/Vol/Tahun : 1 / 1 / 2012
ISSN/ISBN : 978-602-8474-24-5
PTN/S : Universitas Pakuan Program Studi : PENDIDIKAN BAHASA INGGRIS
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