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These journals are about English Teaching, Literature and Linguistics which are written for the knowledge sharing for those who want to conduct certain research as part of the obligation as professional lectures. Knowledge is unlimited for those who never stops learning. Through learning we can expand our experiences in academic or non academic life.

THE EFFECT OF COOPERATIVE LANGUAGE LEARNING AND PERSONALITY TYPES TOWARDS ESSAY WRITING

Bejo Sutrisno, Yumna Rasyid, Aceng Rahmat

Abstract-This study is aimed to find out the effect of Cooperative learning techniques and personality types on English essay writing skill. This study was conducted at STIBA IEC Jakarta for the fourth semester in the academic year 2016/2017. It was an experimental study with the factorial design 2 x 2 at 0.05 significance level. The sample was 32 students and divided into two groups which each group was 16 students. The research reveals that: (1) students English essay writing skill taught with Think-Pair-Share (TPS) technique was higher than with Student Team Achievement Division (STAD) technique; (2) English essay writing skill on introvert personality type was higher than extrovert personality types; (3) there was interaction effect between learning techniques and personality type toward English essay writing skill; and (4) students with introvert type taught with TPS technique was higher than those taught with STAD technique. There is an interaction effect between learning techniques and personality types on English essay writing skills.

Keywordscooperative learning, essay writing skill, learning technique, personality type

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ERROR ANALYSIS ON ENGLISH WRITING SKILL FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER STUDENTS

(Bejo Sutrisno)

Abstract The objective of this research is to find out the most and the least of typical errors on the first semester students’ writing skill. Writing gives an important role to students in practicing their ability to express their ideas to readers. The students sometimes commit errors when they write and those errors can effect to the content of their writing, as the result, the readers will be confused or do not understand to the students’ writing. This research using content analysis method. The writer interprets the data based on the errors on the students’ writing. This research found that error analyzes of students’ writing on word form is in the first rank (14,6%) followed by word choice (11,5%), Article and add a word  (9,5%), Omit a word, singular-plural, verb tense, and capitalization (8,3%), Word order and Incomplete sentence  (6,2%) and the least error is on Meaning not clear, that is (0%). This research has the implication that the lecturers should treat errors made by students as a part of learning process and it should be solved through remedial activity.

Keywords: Error analysis, writing, descriptive research

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THE MORAL VALUE OF “AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL”

(A Content Analysis of Coca Cola Advertisement 2014)

(Desi Rahmania Sari & Bejo Sutrisno)

Abstract – In coca cola ads America the beautiful, the writers analyze moral values on video Coca Cola. The writer used three video Coca-Cola ads America the beautiful, and some related books as the resource the data. The writer watched the video and then analyzed the data. From the analysis the writer conclude that some moral values are freedom, individualism, Achievement, tolerance, and the future. Coca cola indicates that America is so diverse nations, cultures, languages, and ethnics. It’s beautiful thing and Coca cola make this video to celebrate diverse culture in America.  America is the place to learn how to mutual respect with others. And America is country that innovates because America is unique and capable changes in the surrounding environment and brings the profit and success

Keywords: Moral value, Advertising, Coca Cola, American Culture

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A FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE ANALYSIS OF SONG LYRIC ‘MIRRORS’ BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

(Amanda Putri & Bejo Sutrisno)

Abstract – The purposes of this study are to know the kinds of figurative language and the general meaning used in selected lyrics of  Justin Timberlake song. This research is designed to identify some figurative language by understanding the general meaning when they are used in the song lyric. The technique of descriptive analysis is used to analyze data of  the figurative language used in the lyric of the ‘Mirror’. Based on research findings, the writers found some figurative languages in the Justin Timberlake’s selected song. It can be found that most of figurative languages which are used in lyrics of Justin Timberlake’s selected songs are “symbol, metaphor, personification and simile” that have a great exaggeration used to emphasize a point, used for expression or comic effect.

Keywords:  figurative language, song lyrics, figurative meaning

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THE MORAL VALUES IN “CHICKEN RUN” MOVIE

(Rizha Wijayaningdyah & Bejo Sutrisno)

AbstractThis thesis covers an analysis of movie. Moral value is one of the main aspects that emerges in the movie. The moral value in the movie makes an example in human’s life in reality. The importance of moral values in our lives is how to learn the life’s experience and the life will go on. Each person must have moral values respectively and should not give up if he or she gets a variety of obstacles and barriers in life. Everybody must still strive in a positive way in order to pursue their dreams and can become a reality and help each other in achieving dreams. The writer analyzed this movie in moral values by using qualitative research. This thesis describes about moral values which are found in this movie and about the effort of main characters to reach dream. Based on the analysis, the writer hopes everyone should still try to reach the dream. To elaborate the findings, the writer describes formative analysis by capturing the dialogue using detailed data. Other findings related to the study are stated.

Keywords: moral value, qualitative, movie

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CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF TENSE AND ASPECT IN ENGLISH AND INDONESIAN LANGUAGE

(Ana Ratna Sari & Bejo Sutrisno)

Abstract- This study aims to find out the comparison between English and Indonesian terms of finite verb form, tense and aspect. Language is the medium used by human to convey the contents of their minds. Language is also an object of study in educational institutions. Examples of interesting language to study and learn are English and Indonesian language, because each of them has distinct characteristics. The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative study.  The result of this study shows that there are four groups of verb forms in English: simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous forms. Each of the groups has present, past, and future forms. This scientific paper will contribute empirical data from English and Indonesian language that will support contrastive analysis theory.

Keywords: contrastive analysis, aspects, tense

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THE RELATIONSHIP OF ENGLISH ABILITY AND CAREER MOBILITY

 (Handayani & Bejo Sutrisno)

Abstract- The aims  of this study are  to find out how the individual‘s own language competences affect career mobility and  to find out how the common language acts as a facilitator for career mobility. The qualitative research method  is used in this study. Interviews with personnel from the case organization, provide the opportunity to observe the views and experiences of the interviewees and to find out how they fit in to the prior research done on this subject. The empirical research on the common corporate language strategy as facilitator or barrier for career mobility implicated that the choice of English as common corporate language was generally seen as a facilitator for career mobility and as the facilitators‘ positive effect on career mobility also influenced the employee‘s subjective as well the objective measures of career success.

Keywords: English ability, career mobility, career success

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COHESION AND COHERENCE IN ENGLISH SPEECH TEXT OF SUSILO BAMBANG YUDHOYONO (SBY) IN ASIAN FORUM, JAKARTA, 9 MARCH 2008

Bejo Sutrisno

Abstract- The purpose of this study is to describe the elements of grammatical cohesion and lexical cohesion and the elements of coherence in English speech text of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) in the Asian Forum in Jakarta, May 9, 2008. This study used a qualitative descriptive method, In this study, the researcher used a technique of library study, reading, and recording technique. Data analysis is done through data reduction, presentation of the Data which further describe the data and the verification to get the conclusion. Researcher is a primary instrument in this research and the supporting instrument is tables of grammatical cohesion elements and Lexical cohesion elements and the table of forming coherence. Based on the results of this study that the text of SBY speech
contained the elements of both linguistic grammatical cohesion and
lexical cohesion and coherence elements.

Keywords: cohesion, coherence, Discourse Analysis, English Speech text.

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CONVERSATION ANALYSIS  BETWEEN VEGETABLE SELLER AND BUYERS  AT A COMPLEX OF TAMAN KINTAMANI – TAMBUN  BEKASI

Bejo Sutrisno

Abstract- This simple research is about oral discourse which is more focused on interactional oral discourse. This simple research is made to find the external elements of the discourse. The research subject taken were the vegetable seller or TSK (Tukang Sayur Keliling) and two buyers (bu susanti and mpok Minah) in a complex Taman Kintamani, Tambun – bekasi. This simple research used Ethnomethodology research. Data collected using the recording between the research subjects and hand notes. While the instruments used in this research are the researcher, handphone, and notebooks.  Data is analyzed using content analysis technique and then the data is described to find the external elements of text about deixis. The external elements are (1) person deixis, (2) place deixis, (3) time deixis, (4) discourse deixis and (5) social deixis.

Key words: pragmatics, text, deixis, external elements.

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