Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 2018)

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How Islam is Represented in The United States Newspapers Published in COCA

Anggi Rizky Firdhani, Lia Maulia Indrayani, Ypsi Soeria Soemantri
This research is entitled “How Islam in Represented in The United States Newspapers Published in COCA”. The objects of this research are the adjectives that collocate with the word ‘Islam’ taken from newspapers in the United States obtained from COCA. The objectives of this research are to analyze what...

How is Indonesian Presidential Election Represented in Online Newspapers?

Lucky Rahayu Nurjamin, Aceng Ruhendi Saifullah
This study was aimed at picturing the tendency of political issue produced by eight Indonesian online newspapers. Computer-assisted critical discourse analysis (CACDA) was applied. Corpus based linguistics analysis was employed to unveil the frequency of words in 16 different articles as the representation...

A Review of English Language Policy and Its Implication to Indonesian Education Sector: Primary school level

Yustika Nur Fajriah
This study is an attempt to give a descriptive review on the development of English in primary schools. Additional data about the practical consequences of this recent policy to schools are also provided. To achieve those purposes, the data were collected from relevant article journals as well as any...

A Systemic Functional Linguistics-based Analysis of Students’ Problems in Writing Exposition Text

Satrio Aji Pramono
Among various texts taught in secondary schools, exposition text is considered one of the most challenging texts to be learned by students. Informed by Systemic Functional Linguistic theory, this study seeks to investigate what problems encountered by students in writing exposition. To achieve that,...

The Implementation of Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach-based Elena: An analysis of introduction to linguistics course

Frimadhona Syafri, Zainal Rafli, Emzir Emzir
Introduction to Linguistics is one of compulsory subjects that are available in English Department, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). To enhance the learners in learning linguistics concepts, it is necessary to implement Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA) model by using a technical...

Pragmatic Perspective: A defamation case of Surya Paloh

Reli Handayani, Mujiyono Wiryotinoyo
Dissatisfaction, criticism, accusation, and insult are some actions that are related to the use of abusive language. In relation to the concept of face, by using the abusive language, the speaker imposed the hearer’s positive face. This article focuses on Surya Paloh's lawsuit against Rizal Ramli. Rizal...

Subjective and Objective Needs Analysis of French Course: The case of diploma hospitality students

Marliza Arsiyana
Due to the growing demand of french in hospitality industry, analyzing the appropriate materials for diploma hospitality students must be done. This study is an attempt to analyze subjective and objective language learning needs for diploma hospitality students. This study is a qualitative descriptive...

More than Words: ESP learners’ perceptions on the implementation of multiliteracies pedagogy

Siti Kustini, Didi Suherdi, Bachrudin Musthafa
Acknowledging learners’ growing engagement with emergence technologies and multimodal practices in and outside of school, teachers are required to reconceptualize their pedagogical frameworks to assist learners in the learning and knowledge constructions using digital multimodal devices. In the field...

Incorporating Nonverbal Communication Skills into Teaching and Learning English Presentations

Tjang Kian Liong
Delivering a presentation is more than just giving information; it also aims to entertain, inspire, motivate and even to activate the listeners. To obtain the expected results, a presenter must attract his audience’s attention sufficiently and communicate his thoughts and feelings adequately by also...

The Heritage Language Policy in United States and Canada

Ayu Fatmawati
The ability to master official language is often associated with the level of someone’s nationality, thus people started to use official language and leave their heritage languages. This article is aimed at describing the government’s efforts to preserve heritage languages, through the language policy,...

Teachers’ Perception towards the Use of Multimodality in Teaching Reading

Julinar Julinar
Twenty first-century education paradigm suggests foreign language teacher becomes creative in presenting and delivering lesson to the students. Many studies indicated that multimodality is one strategy that can be used to teach reading. This study aimed to find out teachers’ perception towards the use...

How is Instagram Implemented in Teaching Speaking?

Elvira Rosyida M. R., Seftika Seftika
Nowadays, social media become a necessity for people to interact, collaborate, and share resources with other people in any part of the world. And it can be denied that the users are almost from students. One of popular social media is Instagram which enables its users to take, share, and comment the...

Internalization of Values Character Education in Learning English

Dian Popi Oktari, Warlim Warlim
This study aims to describe and examine more deeply the importance of character education values to be internalized in the learning process of students, especially in learning English. This study uses the literature study method. Law No. 20 of 2003 concerning the National Education System in Article...

Assessment for Learning Impacts on Students’ Responsive Writing Skills

Fatimah Fatimah, Fazri Nur Yusuf
An adept writer must be able to convey message, idea or even criticism to get involved in real life problem solving. A writer commonly has been through some steps (drafting, revising, editing) to finally publish their final work to the public. It also counts to secondary students in Indonesia who are...

Semantic Preference of Verb-Noun Collocation: Corpus-based analysis

Christiana Sidupa, Afdol Tharik Wastono
Todays semantic preference and semantic prosody are two notions that many scholars have been carefully studied in the field of corpus linguistics as corpora have become larger in size, and tools for extracting different lexical items for different purposes have been developed. The focus of this study...

Accuracy and the Consistency in Terminologies Used in an Elementary Textbook

Asep Nurjamin
This study is aimed to scrutinize the accuracy and the consistency of terms found in a Bahasa Indonesia thematic textbook for the fourth graders in elementary school level. To achieve this aim, content analysis is the framework of this study, by employing the analysis model from Busch consisting of five...

Needs Analysis: A learning model for CTL-based academic writing

Afif Rofii, Fathiaty Murtadho, Aceng Rahmat
This research is aimed at describing the result of needs analysis in the development process of contextual-based academic writing learning model which is linked with students’ characteristics. As a research and development, this study uses qualitative and quantitative approaches using a survey method...

TV Football Commentary of Indonesia U23 Against South Korea U23 Match: An analysis of lexical and syntactic features

Eri Kurniawan, Ruswan Dallyono, Janriko Abdussalam Sadiq
This qualitative study examines lexical and syntactic features in a commentary of Indonesia U23 against South Korea U23 match. Elan 5.2 software was utilised to identify the features. The data were analysed metaphor using Lakoff and Johnson’s and syntactic features using Ferguson’s. The results show...

Validity and Reliability Study on Teacher-Made Assessment for English Mid-Term Examination

Naelul Rohmah
This study is primarily aimed to study the validity and reliability of teacher-made assessment for English mid-term examination used in evaluating students’ learning experience: to what extent the test quality is in term of content validity, reliability, index of difficulty, index of discrimination,...

Beyond the Use of Think Pair Share towards the Personality Type Students in Essay Writing

Bejo Sutrisno, Yumna Rasyid, Aceng Rahmat
Techniques of Think-Pair-Share is a learning technique of several techniques from Cooperative Learning model that students are expected to work together to get the mutual benefits. The aims of this study are to find out the effect of Think Pair Share (TPS) technique and personality types on English essay...

The Actual Processes in the Making of Translation Works: Views of Indonesian translators

Sri Harto, Sri Handayani
This paper elaborates the actual processes of translation viewed by Indonesian translators in the making of translation works. Twelve experienced translators having various educational backgrounds, from tourism, English, education, chemistry, pharmacy, law, to philosophy were purposively invited to get...

Implementing an Ecological Teaching through Mobile-Assisted Language Learning in EFL Education

Adriadi Novawan, Siti Aisyiyah, Alfi Hidayatu Miqawati, Fitri Wijayanti, Renata Kenanga Rinda
Despite the notion of eco-linguistics; ecology and language, has been extensively discussed until currently, its complexity invites studies to make further specific contribution to strengthening the underpinning theories. This paper aims to sustain the emergence of an ecological perspective in the Applied...

Paradigm Shift on Language Planning and Policy in Great Britain in the 21st Century

Maisa Maisa, Didi Sukyadi
This paper reviews the paradigm of Language Planning and Policy (LPP) which has shifted in Great Britain. The sources comes from 30 articles, one book chapter, and one paper presentation. The aim of this paper id to show how LPP has shifted in the Great Britain in the 21st century. LPP has changed into...

An Overview of Indigenous Language Programs in Australian and New Zealand

Sophia Fithri Al-Munawwarah
There is a consensus that the status and the unique values of indigenous languages make them imperative to be learnt, taught, utilized and protected from their state of endangerment. Moreover, indigenous language in Australia and New Zealand is a crucial issue that may influence language planning and...

Developing a Holistic Model of Translation Quality Assessment

Rudy Sofyan, Bahagia Tarigan
Quality is the ultimate goal of any translation practices. However, a quality translation is always debatable for different methods of assessment, widely known as translation quality assessment (TQA). The issue of relativity and subjectivity is apparent in many TQA models. This study aims at developing...

The Use of ILearn in Online Indirect Writing Assessment: An investigation into students’ perceptions

Delpani Selpia, Pupung Purnawarman
Increasingly globalized world which has enabled technology to be integrated in 21st century learning provides a main support for their use in education. This paper examines university students’ perceptions on the use of ILearn; a web-based learning and assessment for indirect writing assessment in an...

Students’ Motivation in Reading Online Sources in Moodle at English Study Program in Jambi

Hade Purwa Dharmmakharyadhika
Motivation is the most influence factor in doing the activities especially in reading activity. Motivation consists of two categories such as intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. One of the tools for motivating students is Moodle when learning English in reading activity. This study aim...

Developing ELICA: An interactive website for intensive listening

Arum Nisma Wulanjani, Lilia Indriani
Technology recently has been inseparable from language teaching. Bringing a proper technology into a classroom can give different and beneficial effect for the students, especially in listening class. Having a listening class without any use of technology may cause a boredom for the students, considering...

The Public Sign on Teras Cihampelas as a Form of Increasing the Happiness Index of Bandung Residents

R. Januar Radhiya
Former mayor of Bandung Ridwan Kamil always mention the phrase "happiness index" when he inaugurated the park, and other programs in the city Bandung. Since 2013 Bandung already has approximately 24 public open spaces (parks). In the Beginning 2017 Teras Cihampelas has been inaugurated as the newest...

English Curriculum of a Modern Pesantren in Indonesia: Alumni’s voices

Zahra Faula Sinan, Fazri Nur Yusuf
One of many changes that modern pesantrens makes within their curriculum in order to adjust it to the globalization era is to take English as a part of their curriculum. Most modern pesantrens develop their own English curriculum and place their own purposes. Even though English seems to be a new thing...

The Complexity of Relative Clause’s Position in Fiction and Non-Fiction Text

Mirsa Umiyati
Although relative clauses (RC) has been investigated across dozen of studies, how to identify the position of relative pronoun (RP) in several sources when it is undergoes movement leaving an empty space, still very limited. Thus, this study focuses on describing 4 positions (subject of verb, object...

Using Mnemonic-Based Applications to Learning Japanese Hiragana Characters

Linna Meilia Rasiban, Dadang Sudana, Dedi Sutedi
This study investigated the effects of mnemonics on remembering Japanese hiragana characters by Japanese language learners with an alphabetic background. Our true-experimental design involved 36 high school students taking classes in Japanese course. In experimental conditions used two class, one class...

The Future of English after Brexit in European Union

Melvina Melvina
Britain decided to leave the European Union based on the results of a referendum on June 23, 2016, which is better known as Brexit (Britain Exit). The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union raises the issue of the English status in the European Union. The issue is to discontinue the...

Teacher and Guided Multiple Peer Reviewers: A proposed approach in assisting students’ argumentative writing

Anisatul Karimah
Ability to write argumentative text poses several benefits one of which is triggering critical thinking. In its practice, however, students often find it problematic in composing a well-written argumentative text. Based on a preliminary analysis on students’ writing samples, three main setbacks were...

Interlingual Re-Instantiation of Attitude in News Reports on Attacking Incidents in Indonesia’s Newspapers

Wawan Gunawan, Maretha Dwiastuti Putri
This study explores an interlingual re-instantiation of attitude as a language appraisal strategy employed by Indonesia’s newspapers in reporting news on attacking incidents. The study aims, firstly, to reveal the types of attitude system employed by Indonesia’s newspapers in reporting news on attacking...

The Language Style in Stand Up Comedy by Raditya Dika and it’s Implementation in Stylistic Subject in IV Semester of PBSI Program Study of STKIP MPL

Amy Sabila, Lisdwiana Kurniati
This research discussed the language style in stand-up comedy by Raditya Dika and Its implementation in stylistic subject in IV semester of PBSI program study of STKIP MPL. The objective of the research is to describe the using of language style stand up comedy. This research is descriptive qualitative...

Spelling Errors on Written Production of Beginner Students: French for foreign language context in Indonesia

Yuliarti Mutiarsih, Dante Darmawangsa, Tita Saraswati Rahmadaty
Many studies have shown that there is phenomenon of spelling errors committed by beginner foreign language learners. This study aims to investigate the spelling errors in written production of beginner students in French as a foreign language. The data of this study is the writing sample of description...

The Ratio of Instrumental Action to Criminal Laws: Throwing in language game

Rocky Marbun, Maryano Maryano, Ismail Ismail
The use of language as a communication tool in the practice of criminal justice in Indonesia has ruled out the diversity of transcendental values in a person as a complete human being. The process of enforcing criminal law in Indonesia is only based on patterns of reasoning and argumentation using the...

Video-Based Reflection: Benefits and drawbacks for teacher professional development

Erna Hamidah, Fazri Nur Yusuf
Doing reflective practice is a hallmark of teachers’ professionalism in the world. One means to achieve it is through structuring the reflective practice via technology. Unfortunately, it was found rare in of Indonesian classroom practice. The central issue of this study is to uncover benefits and drawbacks...

Accidentally Rude: A study on translation techniques of a translated english-sundanese novel

Ina Sukaesih, M R Nababan, Riyadi Santosa, Djatmika Djatmika
The paper discusses translation techniques of a translated English-Sundanese novel. It focuses on the translation techniques of honorific markers from an English novel entitled ‘King Solomon’s Mines and its Sundanese version: Pependeman Nabi Sulaeman. The research aims to reveal the effect of translation...

Reading Strategies to Overcome Difficulties in Understanding Japanese Sentences

Lea Santiar, Emzir Emzir, Yumna Rasyid
The increase of difficult new words, complex sentences, various context and new information from reading materials make learning and teaching at the intermediate level difficult. The objective of this study is to identify student’s difficulties in comprehending complex sentences and how teachers overcome...

Assessing Language Proficiency through Computer Technology: Potentials and challenges

Isry Laila Syathroh, Bachrudin Musthafa, Pupung Purnawarman
Recent trends in the implementation of using computer in language learning in many Indonesian high schools have led to the development of Computer-Assisted Language Testing (CALT). The aim of this paper is to elaborate the result of analytical review of relevant and recent literatures about the potentials...

Implicature within Script Play of Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Erna Megawati
Oedipus Rex as has been analyzed from many points of view such as psychoanalysis, literature or even theology. In this research, the Oedipus Rex will be analyzed from the eye of stylistic pragmatics which is implicature. The objective of this research is to reveal the real meaning lying inside the language...

Theme Shifts in the Translation of Student and Professional Translators

Rusdi Noor Rosa, Rudy Sofyan
Any translation practices aim at producing a target text (TT) which is equivalent in meaning to the source text (ST) and corresponding to the style and lexicogrammar applicable in the target language (TL). One of the ways to arrive at such purpose is through shift. From the SFL point of view, shifts...

Comparing the Vocabulary Classification and Keyword Analysis Approaches to Determining Technical Vocabulary of Islamic Studies

Srifani Simbuka, Wachyu Sundayana, Fuad A. Hamied, Deny A. Kwary
Dealing with technical vocabulary is one of the essentials of English Language Teaching (ELT), yet it is still a major concern for learners and teachers who are bound to specific purposes of learning English. This paper reports on and compares two approaches to determining words to be included in a...

A Study on Japanese and Sundanese Apology Expressions: Its’ functions in non-apology context

Nuria Haristiani, Winda Andega Sari
This study analyzed the meaning and functions of apology expressions in Japanese and Sundanese in non-apology context, their use based on socio-situational factors, and their degree of politeness. The data were collected from various sources such as comics, magazines, internet and other printed literature...

Teachers’ Perception toward Planning and Implementing Teacher-made Rubrics of EFL Students’ Writing Assessment

Rini Rini, Pupung Purnawarman
Assessment is the process of collecting and processing information to measure the achievement of learning outcomes of students. As an educator, a teacher is often faced with making important decisions about students’ assessment. A teacher must be objective in giving an assessment for the students’ work....

Unlocking Learners’ Difficulties in Acquiring English Consonant Sounds ([ð] and [θ]) and the Implication for Teaching

Alvina Yolanda
Nowadays English is used to communicate not only to the native speakers but also to the non-Native English users. Instead of acquiring native-like pronunciation, ability to pronounce English with received- pronunciation and at least being understood by other users, called as intelligibility, become a...

The Students’ Learning Achievement of the English Productive Skills

Andi Tenri Ampa, Erwin Akib
The article was dealing with the descriptions of students’ achievement in learning the productive skills of English. It aimed to describe the students’ learning achievement for both speaking and writing skills and their problems in their learning career. The research participants consisted of 30 students....

Teacher’s Roles and Strategies in Teaching ESP Based Reading Using Translation

Lia Novita, Bachrudin Mustafha, Wachyu Sundayana
Teaching reading ESP texts must be linked to student-specific specializations which include special programs designed to develop communicative use of English in the fields of science, work or technology. The fact, most students find it difficult to read and understand the meaning of ESP texts because...