Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)

Identifying and Analyzing Frequent Verbs Used in Students' Speaking and Listening Activity

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Tita Ratna Wulandari, Cita Hikmah Yanti
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https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.79How to use a DOI?
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Verbs; Oral Communication; and Inflectional Morphemes
Abstract

This study discussed words used in English language. The writers aimed to know what are the most frequent words used by foreign language learners for their oral communication. The target words analysis were verbs only. Therefore, the problems of the study were formulated as follows: (1) what are most frequent verbs used in students' speaking process?,(2) what morphological process did occur?, and (3) what are the meaning of the verb found?. To answer the problems, the writers did conversation recording to a group of students. The population of this study was the English Study Program Students. The samples were taken from the 2, 4, and 6 semester students. The data were analyzed through several steps such as transcript the conversation, find the verbs, tally the verbs, make the verbs frequency, analyze the morphological process, and find the meaning of the verbs. It was found that think was the most dominantly verb occurred with 39 times out of 503. The inflectional morphemes were usually used to modifies the verbs. It was also found that the students were still facing problems in word choice.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-322-7
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.79How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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