E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Socio-Culture and Environment|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Errors And Competencies In Speaking Indonesian Language Students Of Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
Faculty of Humanities, Diponegoro University, Semarang 50275, Indonesia
* Corresponding author : firstname.lastname@example.org
Error and competence in speaking Bahasa (Indonesian language) are always an interesting topic to discuss because language is dynamic. Mistakes that also reflect language competence can occur in all walks of life from the general public, students, to university students. This paper highlights the mistakes and at the same time, competence in speaking Indonesian language, among students of Diponegoro University. Data was extracted through a questionnaire distributed via MS Form. The results are (a) the average number of students (80-90%) is competent in distinguishing standard and non-standard words, (b) Some students (60-85%) are competent in distinguishing standard/complete form of words (in Predicate) in a sentence, (c) a small portion of students (14-32%) is incompetent to distinguish it, (d) 60-85% of students are able to distinguish effective and ineffective sentences, (e) on average (50%), students are able to distinguish correct sentences in terms of semantics, (f) most students (> 90%) agree: (1) Indonesian language must be maintained, taught and mastered; (2) Indonesian language is related to nationalism, personality and logic.
Key words: errors / competency / language / university students
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