Participant Structure in Learning English: Linguistic Anthropology Approach
- participation structure; learning English; anthropolinguistics; LP3I Polytechnic Medan
Studying about students’ participant structure in learning English has important role in evaluating their character toward implementing a method or technique further. To figure out their participant structure, the researcher used linguistic anthropology approach. It is able to provide information about students’ participation verbally and non-verbally. The objective of the study was to describe students’ participant structure in learning English. Participant structure theory which is proposed by Philip (1972) was applied in this study. Qualitative method was implemented in this study. The location of study was in LP3I Polytechnic Medan at Sei Serayu street number 48D. The data were recordings of students’ participant in classroom during studying English by using handycam Panasonic FULL HD. Besides, interview and observation also used to support recording. They were analyzed by using interactive model analysis that consist of data selection, data display, and verifying/conclusion. Data selection noticed the performance, indexes, and participation which refer to participation during learning in classroom. Data display described the participant structure during learning in the classroom. Verifying/conclusion explained about the dominant participant structure in the classroom during learning English. The result of the study showed that participant structure of student in LP3I Polytechnic Medan was involving the entire classroom interaction or type I. It is occured because all students need to be involved and to be given attention by lecturer to overcome their problem in learning English such as lack of confidence and afraid to make mistake in their speech.
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TY - CONF AU - Tasnim Lubis PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - Participant Structure in Learning English: Linguistic Anthropology Approach BT - Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 744 EP - 746 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125928452 ID - Lubis2019/12 ER -