An Analysis of the First Language Interference in Speaking English of Sixth Semester Students of English Education Study Program of IAIN Bengkulu
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- First Language; Interference; Speaking
This research discusses about first language interference in speaking English of sixth semester students of English Education Study Program of IAIN Bengkulu. It is one of bilingualism aspects that occur when someone is learning English. In this case, the interference of Indonesian into English because the students sometimes use their Indonesian that often contains error when they are speaking English. The purpose of the study is to find out the types of interference and the factors cause interference. The writer focused on speaking English in the classroom discussion. The writer used descriptive qualitative method. Data were collected from observation and interview. The writer selected some sentences included interference by using Weinreich theory and analyzed them. As a result of the research, the writer found that most of students did the interference in words pronounciation that they did not know how to mention the correct vocabulary in English, and in the use of certain vocabulary that they do not know the vocabulary they was apply their Indonesian to the right word to express her mind. So, the writer concluded that interference occurs at linguistic aspects, such as: phonological, and lexical interference and the causes of interference are the lack of knowledge, and the limited vocabularies of target language mastered by the learners. It shows that there are many errors due to language interference that influence bilingual’s speech. In other words, their sentences are interfered by their first language, namely Indonesian and those caused by the students who did not master English well.
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TY - CONF AU - Riswanto AU - Detty Lismayanti AU - Erna Wati AU - Ixsir Eliya PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/27 TI - An Analysis of the First Language Interference in Speaking English of Sixth Semester Students of English Education Study Program of IAIN Bengkulu BT - Proceedings of the International Congress of Indonesian Linguistics Society (KIMLI 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 304 EP - 311 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211226.059 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211226.059 ID - 2021 ER -