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UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal
ISSN : -     EISSN : 27749401     DOI : https://doi.org/10.24071/uc
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal, or UC (Universal Contributor) Journal, for short, is an international scientific, peer-reviewed journal which is devoted to language and language teaching. UC Journal is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed journal published twice a year, namely in May and November. UC Journal, e-ISSN 2774-9401, publishes original, previously unpublished research and opinion papers written in English. Paper topics include the following: 1. English language teaching (ELT), 2. linguistics, 3. literature, and other closely-related topics will be considered as well.
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LEXICAL FEATURES OF ENGLISH ADVERTISEMENT TAGLINES DURING PRIME TIME Gregorius Aditya Christianto
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2020): May 2020
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Advertisement language employs certain characteristics which make its usage unique so that it is interesting to explore. There are 2 research problems addressed in this study. The first is to classify and analyze lexical features which are contained in English advertisement taglines during prime time moment. The second is to figure out what triggers the dominant lexical features used in English advertisement taglines during prime time. The data were taken from English advertisement taglines during the period of prime time in any local television stations in Indonesia. This study used document analysis method and was categorized as a qualitative research. Six lexical features were proposed to classify and analyze the data, namely colloquial words, coinages, loanwords, use of verbs, use of adjectives, and frequent use of compounds. The results of the study were there are six lexical features used in English advertisement taglines during prime time and the most three dominant features are colloquial words with 40%, use of verbs with 28.57%, and use of adjectives with 18.57%. There is a similarity between three of them that all of them employ monosyllabic words so it makes easier to catch by the audiences.
METAPHORS IN BRING ME THE HORIZONS SELECTED SONG LYRICS Laurentius Jalu Waskitho Jati
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2020): May 2020
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This research aims to analyze the selected Bring Me The Horizons song lyrics. There are two selected songs entitled Drown and Throne. The songs were chosen based on the variety of words used in the song lyrics. The aim of this research is to find out the types of metaphors found and the meanings of the selected songs. As a result, there are two research questions, namely: First, what types of metaphors are found in Bring Me The Horizon?s selected song lyrics? Second, what are the meanings of the songs? There are two sources that are used in this research. They are the primary subject and the secondary subject. The primary subject is two selected Bring Me The Horizons song lyrics. The secondary subjects are theories and information about metaphors, denotative and connotative meaning, formalist approach and biographical approach. The researcher used theories about metaphors and formalist approach in answering the first research question, while the theories about denotative and connotative meaning and biographical approach are used to answer the second research question. The researcher found three types of metaphors are used in Bring Me The Horizon?s selected song lyrics, namely: conventional metaphor, mixed metaphors and new metaphor. Conventional metaphor is the type of metaphor that mostly used in the selected song lyrics. After the types of metaphors are found, the researcher analyzes the meanings of the songs. Drown song tells about a person who is lonely, depressed and frustrated. Throne song tells about a person who wants to prove to others that he can do more than what people think.
THE BENEFITS OF SKIMMING TECHNIQUE IN READING COMPREHENSION FOR THE SECOND SEMESTER STUDENTS OF SANATA DHARMA UNIVERSITY Sintya Nirwana Gulo
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2020): May 2020
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Reading is a process to make sense written ideas through a meaningful interpretation and interaction with the language (Heilman Blair, 1981). One of the techniques that can be used in reading process is the skimming technique. Skimming is used when a reader wants to cover the main idea of the text in a hurry. Basic Reading II class was chosen as the object of the research because reading techniques are covered in this semester. This research is aimed to answer a research question, namely: How does the skimming technique influence students reading comprehension? To answer the research question, the researcher used a quantitative method. Questionnaire was considered as the instrument. The researcher distributed the questionnaire to 28 students in Basic Reading II class C of ELESP of Sanata Dharma University to collect data. The results showed that most of students positively responded that the skimming technique gave them benefits in their reading activity, such as increases their interest in learning English, saves their time, eases students to predict the content, helps students to find the main idea, and keeps them informed about the text.
WOMEN'S LANGUAGE FEATURES OF EILIS LACEY IN THE BROOKLYN MOVIE SCRIP Sekar Lantik Pamikat
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2020): May 2020
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This paper analyzed womens language features used by Eilis Lacey in the Brooklyn movie script. Brooklyn tells about Eilis Lacey, a pretty young woman who moved from Ireland to Brooklyn. Two research problems were formulated. First, what are the kinds of womens language features of Eilis Lacey in the Brooklyn movie script? Second, what are the uses of womens language features of Eilis Lacey in the Brooklyn movie script? In order to answer those two research questions, the researcher applied the theory of Lakoff (1975) on womens language. This research used a descriptive qualitative method that supported by quantitative method. The researcher described the data in sentences and tables and then counted the percentage shown in tables and diagrams. The researcher was the main instrument to collect the data needed. The data was taken from sentences used by Eilis Lacey in the Brooklyn movie script written by Nick Hornby. The researcher discovered that Eilis Lacey showed her femininity side in her using of womens language features related on Lakoffs theory when she was talking with her fiance, family, and friends. There were nine womens language features that she used, they were lexical hedges or fillers, tag questions, rising intonation on declaratives, intensifiers, super polite forms, emphatic stress, empty adjectives, precise color terms, and hypercorrect grammar.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FACTORS INFLUENCING PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION Elisabeth Wulan Wahyuningtyas
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 1 (2020): May 2020
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This paper explored internal and external factors that could influence pre-service English teacher in doing teaching in the classroom. The study aimed to investigate how pre-service teachers constructed their identity in order to prepare themselves to be teachers in true education field. However, it might help them to reflect themselves to be able to understand their identity as teacher candidates. Furthermore, interview would be conducted to get further and deep information from the participants and also to clarify their responses. Therefore, it encouraged the writer to conduct a qualitative study about pre-service English teacher identity.
INDIVIDUAL VARIATIONS IN MONITOR HYPOTHESIS OF MICRO TEACHING STUDENTS Gregoriana Nobilio Pasia Janu
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2020): November 2020
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The paper aims to find out the types of users in performing English as a second language and to figure out principal conditions that might affect students monitoring process as proposed by Krashen (1982). Two research problems were formulated, namely: First, what individual variations are shown by students in the Micro Teaching class? Second, to what extent do Micro teaching students regard the three principal conditions in the monitor hypothesis? Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used. The qualitative method of data collection was participant observation. Nineteen students Micro Teaching videos were recorded to be observed to answer the first research problem. The quantitative method was applied through a questionnaire to answer the second research problem. An interview was also done to support the analysis of the questionnaire. The results showed that only two types of monitor users occurred in Micro Teaching Class A. The two types were monitor under-users, who were not aware of the conscious checking, and monitor over-users, who seemed to consciously check their L2 output.
LANGUAGE STYLES OF IPHONE ADVERTISEMENT SLOGANS Rozalina Rozalina
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2020): November 2020
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There were two research problems addressed in this research. The first was to classify and analyze lexical and syntactic features that were contained in iPhone advertisement slogans. The second was to find out what characterizes the uses of lexical and syntactic features in iPhone advertisement slogans. The data were taken from an online iPhone advertisement slogan from the second version to the latest iPhone version recently. This research used a document analysis method and was categorized as qualitative and quantitative research. After classifying and analyzing the data, the researcher calculated the frequency to identity the top three mostly employ in lexical and syntactic features used in iPhone advertisement slogans. The results of the research were there are seven lexical features and seven syntactic features employed in iPhone advertisement slogans and the most three top dominant lexical features are simple vocabulary with 38.4%, hyperbole 21.1%, and potency with 19.2%. The top three commonly used syntactic features are short sentences with 23.5%, present tense with 19.6%, and long noun phrases with 13.7%. Those language styles are used to grab the customers attention.
FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO STUDENTS DIFFICULTIES IN ACADEMIC WRITING CLASS: STUDENTS PERCEPTIONS Algrenita Silvina Budjalemba; Listyani Listyani
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2020): November 2020
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Writing is one of the most difficult skills in learning English as a Second Language (ESL) or English Foreign Language (EFL). Many language learners encountered difficulties from the writing process. At the tertiary level, students are required to produce academic essays, which are difficult and may frustrate students. The purpose of this study was to analyze factors contributing to students difficulties in an Academic Writing course based on the students perceptions. This study used a qualitative method. The instruments used were open-ended questionnaires and interview protocol. In this study, all the participants answers were coded and analyzed descriptively. The participants were 22 students who were taking Academic Writing class for repeaters in Semester I, 2018/2019 academic year, in an English Language Education Program, in a university in Central Java, Indonesia. Questionnaire data were coded and classified by the researcher. In conducting the interview, data were audio-recorded and transcribed. Those data were analyzed to answer the research questions in this study. Based on the findings, there were two factors that caused students difficulties in writing academically. The two factors were internal and external. Internal factors consisted of self-motivation, self-confidence, lack of knowledge and feeling of under pressure. External factors consisted of the teachers teaching style, classroom atmosphere, materials, and writing aspects. This research hopefully can help teachers and instructors in developing appropriate teaching techniques in Academic Writing and minimize students' difficulties in Academic Writing.
FREQUENCY AND COLLOCATION OF THE VERBS REFUSE AND REJECT Diah Dwi Pratiwi
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2020): November 2020
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This research aims to study the occurrences frequencies and the collocations of the verbs refuse and reject. By looking at the collocations, it could be seen the context of the verbs occurrences. The objectives of this study are 1) to find out the frequencies of the verbs refuse and reject in Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) and 2) to find out the collocations of the verbs refuse and reject. The study was quantitative research and qualitative research. It used corpus study. The data were from COCA 2011 2012. The study used the purposive sampling method. The findings of this study showed that the frequency of the verb refuse was higher than the verb reject. The percentage of refuses frequency was 57.59%, while the percentage of rejects frequency was 42.41%. The collocations of the verbs refuse and reject were various. The collocations of the verb refuse were nouns, pronouns, and to infinitive forms. The collocations of the verb reject were nouns and pronouns. The verbs refuse and reject shared three similar collocations. They were money, treatment, him, and her, which represented a lover or someone who loved. Moreover, this study could support English learning and teaching. English Language Education Study Program students who were teacher candidates would aware of the use of synonymous verbs refuse and reject. They should clarify that those verbs could not been interchanged to another word.
ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDENTS CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS DURING THE SCHOOL PRACTICE PROGRAM Bonaventura Estu Parasdya
UC Journal: ELT, Linguistics and Literature Journal Vol 1, No 2 (2020): November 2020
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This research aims to answer two research problems, namely: What are the English Language Education Study Program (ELESP) practice teaching students classroom management problems during the School Practice Program? Second, what are the solutions to the ELESP practice teaching students classroom management problems during the School Practice Program? To answer the research problems above, the researcher used a quantitative method in the form of descriptive research. The instruments were a questionnaire and an interview. Based on the data gathered, most of the practice teaching students gave positive responses on the close-ended statements distributed to the students of the English Language Education Study Program of Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta. From the four classifications of classroom management components, the researcher found that management of discipline was the only classification received negative responses. Besides, the open-ended question generated other problems. As a result, a total of eight problems were found based on the questionnaire analysis and were categorized into teacher factors, student factors, and school factors. Furthermore, the major solutions to the problems were setting rules, designing interesting learning activities, approaching directly, and giving caution and rewards. Finally, the researcher also gave recommendations to ELESP lecturers, future practice teaching students, and future researchers.

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