Suprasegmental Errors of Students with Javanese Mother Tongue: A Case at a Private Islamic University in Purworejo

Main Article Content

Semi Sukarni Junaedi Setiyono Rofiq Nurhadi

Abstract

This study was aimed to examine errors found in suprasegmentals, more specifically in word stress and intonation; and to explain the causes of errors made by the learners. The research samples were twenty of the first semester students who spoke Javanese as their mother tongue and who took Pronunciation subject. The instruments of the study were pronunciation test and focus group interview. The pronunciation test was used to get the data of suprasegmental errors, specifically in word stress and intonation. Meanwhile, the interview was used to get the data of the causes of errors. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics analysis and thematic analysis. The findings showed that there were 35.8 % errors in word stress and 40 % errors in intonation. Then, the source of errors occurred because of mother-tongue influence, target language or intralingua, learning strategy and learners' attitude. Other factors contributed to the errors were lack of practice and lack of exposure to the native speakers both in the classroom and outside the classroom
 

Article Details

How to Cite
Sukarni, S., Setiyono, J., & Nurhadi, R. (2020). Suprasegmental Errors of Students with Javanese Mother Tongue: A Case at a Private Islamic University in Purworejo. Ta’dib: Jurnal Pendidikan Islam, 25(2), 83-95. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.19109/td.v25i2.6084
Section
Article

References

Adila, S., & Refnaldi. (2019). Pronunciation errors made by Senior High School students in speaking performance. Journal of English Language Teaching, 8(3), 305–316.
Ahmed, Z. (2017). Difficulties encountered by EFL students in learning pronunciation: A case study of Sudanese Higher Secondary Schools. International Journal of English Linguistics, 7(4), 75–82.
Aktug, B. (2015). Common pronunciation errors of seventh grade EFL learners: A case from turkey. Turkey: Middle East Technical University.
Best, J. W., Kahn, J. V, & Jha, A. K. (2006). Research in education (tenth edition). USA: Pearson Education Inc.
Brown, H. D. (2007). The principle of language learning and teaching. New York: Pearson.
Dang, T. (2017). Suprasegmental errors , pronunciation instruction and communication. Accent Asia, 9(1), 98–120.
Dulay, H., Burt, M., & Krashen, S. (1982). Language two. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Fauzi, F. (2020). Error analysis of sundanese English pronunciation on fricatives sound. Buletin Al-Turas, 20(1), 199–218.
Fitriani, N., & Zulkarnain, S. (2019). Vocational college students’ common errors in EFL speaking performance. Studies in English Language and Education, 6(1), 141–151.
Gilakjani, A. P. (2012). A study of factors affecting EFL learners’ English pronunciation learning and the strategies for instruction. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 3(2), 119–128.
Haryani. (2016). The analysis of students’ errors in stress placement in English pronunciation. E-Journal of English Language Teaching Society (ELTS), 4(1), 1–10.
Hassan, E. (2014). Pronunciation problems: A case study of English Language students at Sudan University of Science and Technology. English Language and Literature Studies, 4(4), 31–44.
Hussain, S., & Sajid, S. (2015). Applications of suprasegmental in EFL classroom: A short review. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 5(1), 1–7.
James, C. (2013). Error in language learning and use (C. N. Catlin, ed.). London: Pearson Education Limited.
Kehoe, M. (1997). Stress error patterns in English-speaking children’s word productions. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 11(5), 389–409.
Kellly, G. (2000). How to teach pronunciation. England: Pearson Education Limited.
Keshavarz, M. H. (2012). Contrastive analysis & error analysis. Tehran: Rahnama Press.
Keshavarz, Mohammad Hossein. (2012). Contrastive Analysis & Error Analysis. Tehran: Rahnama Press.
Odden, D. (2013). Introducing phonology. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Richards, J. C. (1974). Error analysis (J. C. Richards, ed.). London: Longman.