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ANALYSIS OF COORDINATING CONJUNCTION USED IN ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN ON THE JAKARTA POST | Tusino | ELTiC CONFERENCE

ANALYSIS OF COORDINATING CONJUNCTION USED IN ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN ON THE JAKARTA POST

Ria Sulistiyarini Tusino

Abstract


This research aims at identifying the types of coordinating conjunction that found in the entertainment column articles of The Jakarta Post and to describe the application of coordinating  conjunction  in  teaching  grammar  for  students  of  senior  high  school.  This research belonged to qualitative research. The data were taken from selected utterances which contained coordinating conjunction from entertainment column article on The Jakarta Post. The instrument of this research was the researcher itself. In analyzing the data, the researcher observed  the   data,   identified  and  categorized  the   data   that   contained   coordinating conjunction, rechecked the data to make sure the data were organized properly, analyzed and interpreted the data, and drew conclusions and suggestion. In this study, the researcher found

192 items of coordinating conjunction used in entertainment column on The Jakarta Post online newspaper. The researcher analyzed 18 articles in January 2019 edition. Those are 4 (2.08%) coordinating conjunction “For”, 167 (86.97%) coordinating conjunction “And”, 1 (0.52%) coordinating conjunction “Nor”, 12 (6.25%) coordinating conjunction “But”, 8 (3.64%) coordinating conjunction Or”, 0 (0%) coordinating conjunction Yet”, and 1 (0.52%) coordinating conjunction So”. The kind of coordinating conjunction which is dominantly used is “And”. This research can applied in teaching grammar especially in news item material for twelvth grade students at senior high school.

 

Keywords: coordinating conjunction, entertainment column, the jakarta post, teaching grammar


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