Language Attitude toward Vernacular Language Use: A Case of Jakarta
Noni Agustina, Ilza Mayuni, Ninuk Lustyantie
Available Online January 2019.
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- language attitude, vernacular language, migration, diglossia, three generation
- Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia that has multilingual community. Even though Jakarta is multiethnic, the use of Bahasa Indonesia has the dominant role as a national and official language. Mostly, Jakarta inhabitants use it even they have their vernacular language. That condition emerges the question on the vernacular language use in Jakarta. Considering from 746 vernacular languages in Indonesia, 296 suspected disappeared or in endangered state. It was required to investigate the language attitude across three generations of Jakarta inhabitants towards vernacular language use. This study applied qualitative approach with in-depth interview, observation and questionnaire from fifteen participants consisted of parents as the first generation, children as the second generation and grandchildren as the third generation. The study gave the deep understanding on three generation language attitudes toward their language vernacular use in their daily life in Jakarta context
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TY - CONF AU - Noni Agustina AU - Ilza Mayuni AU - Ninuk Lustyantie PY - 2019/01 DA - 2019/01 TI - Language Attitude toward Vernacular Language Use: A Case of Jakarta BT - 1st International Conference on Innovation in Education (ICoIE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 331 EP - 336 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoie-18.2019.73 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icoie-18.2019.73 ID - Agustina2019/01 ER -