Fillers Used by English Department’s Students of State University of Medan
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- Pragmatic; Filler; Speaking
Society does not only need to develop linguistic competence but also appropriate communicative competence in communicating foreign languages. Speaking foreign languages is not easy, sometimes people pause during speaking. In fact, many spontaneous speakers of various languages have pauses in speaking that are taken when needed. This phenomenon is commonly called a filler. The objective of this research to evaluate reasons for the use of fillers by English department’s students. This research was conducted by descriptive qualitative design as methodology of research. The data are fillers used by English departments’s students in the form of the lexical empty (sound), words and phrases. The researcher as the key instrument is voice recorder. The result of this research found All the functions in this research used by English department’s students, they were hesitating (16 times), empathizing (11 times), editing term (14 times), mitigating (4 times) and time-creating (5 times).
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TY - CONF AU - Nadya Nurfadilah AU - Ani Holila Pulungan AU - Amrin Saragih PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/22 TI - Fillers Used by English Department’s Students of State University of Medan BT - Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 269 EP - 272 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211110.095 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211110.095 ID - Nurfadilah2021 ER -