Proceedings of the 2nd Warmadewa Research and Development Seminar (WARDS), 27 June 2019, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia

Research Article

The pattern of switching mother tongue on children in Buduk village, Mengwi District, Badung Regency

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.13-12-2019.2298307,
        author={I Nyoman  Muliana and I Made Astu  Mahayana and I Gusti Ngurah Adi Rajista},
        title={The pattern of switching mother tongue on children in Buduk village, Mengwi District, Badung Regency},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Warmadewa Research and Development Seminar (WARDS), 27 June 2019, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WARDS},
        year={2020},
        month={8},
        keywords={mother tongue children switching},
        doi={10.4108/eai.13-12-2019.2298307}
    }
    
  • I Nyoman Muliana
    I Made Astu Mahayana
    I Gusti Ngurah Adi Rajista
    Year: 2020
    The pattern of switching mother tongue on children in Buduk village, Mengwi District, Badung Regency
    WARDS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.13-12-2019.2298307
I Nyoman Muliana1,*, I Made Astu Mahayana1, I Gusti Ngurah Adi Rajista2
  • 1: English Department, Universitas Warmadewa
  • 2: Program Studi Sastra Inggris, Universitas Warmadewa, Denpasar
*Contact email: imuliana@yahoo.com

Abstract

Mother tongue is a language obtained by someone from their parents. However, it is transferred to children in different form from the ethnic status of parents. This phenomenon is evident on children in Buduk Village, Mengwi Subdistrict, Badung Regency. There are indications that parents are more likely to use Indonesian than Balinese on their children. The purpose of this research is determine the patterns and switching of mother tongue to children in Buduk village, Mengwi District, Badung Regency. It used a total of 60 respondents with observation and questionnaire distribution as data collection methods. The study utilized quantitative and qualitative research methods with Maturity, Language Choices, and Diglosia theories. The results showed a high frequency with of 45 out of 60 respondents switching Indonesian as the mother tongue to their children. Several factors contributed to this change, including bilingualism, prestige and language attitude.