Betawi Adolescents’ Language Attitudes Towards Their Mother Tongue: A Sociolinguistic Perspective in Indonesia
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- language attitudes; adolescents; mother tongue
This study was aimed to examine the attitude of Betawi adolescents towards their mother tongue, the Indonesian, and foreign languages influence on using mother tongue for communication. This employed a descriptive quantitative design with a sociolinguistic approach. The respondents were drawn from cities within the Jakarta province, including Central Jakarta, North Jakarta, West Jakarta, East Jakarta, South Jakarta, and the border areas such as Bekasi, Tangerang, and Depok. Additionally, questionnaires were used to collect data from a sample size of 120 Betawi adolescents spread across the city. Lambert’s theory, which states that the attitude consists of cognitive (knowledge), affective (judgmental), and conative (behavior) aspects, was used to describe and interpret the data collected. From the results, it was concluded that the attitude of Betawi adolescents towards their mother tongue was negative, the Indonesian influenced shifting the mother tongue, and finally, foreign languages had no influence on shifting from their mother tongue.
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TY - CONF AU - Tadjuddin Nur PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/27 TI - Betawi Adolescents’ Language Attitudes Towards Their Mother Tongue: A Sociolinguistic Perspective in Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the International Congress of Indonesian Linguistics Society (KIMLI 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 63 EP - 67 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211226.015 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211226.015 ID - Nur2021 ER -