Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Communication Strategies of Indonesian for Foreign Speaker Students: A Case Study of Turkmenistan and Rwanda Students in Universitas Sebelas Maret

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295040,
        author={Feny  Oktaviani and Andayani  Andayani and Suyitno  Suyitno},
        title={Communication Strategies of Indonesian for Foreign Speaker Students: A Case Study of Turkmenistan and Rwanda Students in Universitas Sebelas Maret},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={KEBIPAAN},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={communication strategy verbal nonverbal foreign language},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295040}
    }
    
  • Feny Oktaviani
    Andayani Andayani
    Suyitno Suyitno
    Year: 2020
    Communication Strategies of Indonesian for Foreign Speaker Students: A Case Study of Turkmenistan and Rwanda Students in Universitas Sebelas Maret
    KEBIPAAN
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295040
Feny Oktaviani1,*, Andayani Andayani1, Suyitno Suyitno1
  • 1: Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
*Contact email: feny.oktaviani01@student.uns.ac.id

Abstract

Attempt to use the target language is a communication problem for second language learners. Communication strategy is one way to overcome the problem. The research aims to describe and explain the communication strategies used by Indonesian for foreign speaker (BIPA) students from Turkmenistan and Rwanda during BIPA learning. The research is a case study with natural background. Observations of verbal and nonverbal communication from Turkmenistan and Rwanda students were carried out at UPT Bahasa Universitas Sebelas Maret. The result of observation and interview are data for the research. Data analysis techniques used interactive patterns. There are twelve communication strategies used by BIPA students from Turkmenistan and Rwanda (verbal and nonverbal) discovered by the researchers. The two learners have different communication strategies because of different levels of learning, culture, first language, and typeface. The research also found the factors that support and inhibit communication strategies from the students of BIPA.