College Students’ Attitude Towards English Variety in English Learning
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- English Variety, Englonesian, English Learning, College Students’ Attitude
This research investigates college students’ attitudes toward the variation of English in the process of English learning. The aim of this study is to explain types of English variations uttered by some college students who are considered as respondents in this study and their attitudes toward the variations of language that appear to their speech during the teaching-learning process. This research is applying mixed-methods, the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. The data to be presented in this research are some college students at Dharma Andalas University and Andalas University by distributing some questionnaires and also interviews. The method of data analysis is divided into two types, first, methods which related to the correlation of external language objects with a non-linguistic element called correlation method or method of matching, and secondly, methods which related to surgical, processing or internal verbal tampering called the method of operation or distribution method. From the questionnaire and interviews that have been done, 69% of the respondents stated that their English variety is American English, 6% British English and 22% Englonesian variety. Besides, 90% of respondents accept their variety and 10% of respondents rejected their variety. Thus, it is concluded that the respondents aware that English has changed nowadays and some of them rejected the variety and some of them accept it as a new symbol of global English.
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TY - CONF AU - Rahma Yanti PY - 2020 DA - 2020/08/19 TI - College Students’ Attitude Towards English Variety in English Learning BT - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA-2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 251 EP - 254 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200819.050 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200819.050 ID - Yanti2020 ER -