Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Language Choice by the Student of the French Department, UNIMED

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287359,
        author={Andi Wete Polili and Rabiah  Adawi and Zulherman  Zulherman},
        title={Language Choice by the Student of the French Department, UNIMED},
        proceedings={Proceedings of The 5th Annual International Seminar on Trends in Science and Science Education, AISTSSE 2018, 18-19 October 2018, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AISTSSE},
        year={2019},
        month={10},
        keywords={language choice french relationship},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287359}
    }
    
  • Andi Wete Polili
    Rabiah Adawi
    Zulherman Zulherman
    Year: 2019
    Language Choice by the Student of the French Department, UNIMED
    AISTSSE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-10-2018.2287359
Andi Wete Polili1,*, Rabiah Adawi1, Zulherman Zulherman1
  • 1: Department of Languages and Arts, Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia
*Contact email: wetepolili_andi@yahoo.com

Abstract

The objective of this research is to describe language choice by the Student of the French Department, FBS, UNIMED. To know the role relationships and speech situations in using appropriate language choice, to know the dominant language in use in the French Student Community at Unimed. In collecting the language choice data, the writer use questionnaires given to the French Students Department at Unimed. Language choice data was analysed based on the value scale used by previous researches, i.e. Fishman (1972), Siregar (1998) in the form of M (mean) and SD (standard deviations). The findings of the research are : The role relationships between student-Lecturer has criteria BI-BP (Indonesian=French), the speech situations “greeting” has criteria LBBP (more French than Indonesian), the most dominant language use in LBBI (more Indonesian than French), that this behaviour is very sensitive to cause code switching among the students.