Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)

Awareness of Conversational Implicature of Different Academic Year Students of English Department of Faculty of Language And Arts State University of Medan

Authors
Fitri Rahma Handayani, Berlin Sibarani, Sumarsih
Corresponding Author
Fitri Rahma Handayani
Available Online December 2019.
Keywords
conversational implicature, awareness, retrospective interview
Abstract
Conversational implicature is the inference by assuming that speaker and addressee knows and accepts the communicational norms (maxims). The study attempted to explore the students’ awareness of conversational implicature and to give the reasons of students’ awareness of conversational implicature. The subjects of the study were the students of different Academic Year, English Department of Faculty of Language and Arts, State University of Medan. The study would be conducted by applying qualitative descriptive design. The technique of elicitation was applied to find out the students’ awareness of conversational implicature and a retrospective interview would be used to know the reason of students’ awareness of conversational implicature. Results of the study showed that most students were aware enough of conversational implicaturre which proposed by Grice‟s cooperative principle in conversational implicature. It could be inferred that the students tried to answer the questions with relevant answer with the reasons. Thus, students at university level Students at the university level, especially English Department are expected to be aware and understand the conversational implicature. Students’ awareness of conversational implicature is expected to be useful as of the process of gaining content knowledge.
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Proceedings
4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
December 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-872-7
ISSN
2352-5398
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