Pola Pikir Penggunaan Bahasa Inggris Pada Masyarakat Perkotaan di Jabodetabek

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Title Pola Pikir Penggunaan Bahasa Inggris Pada Masyarakat Perkotaan di Jabodetabek
 
Creator Prayoga, Reza Amarta
Khatimah, Husnul
 
Subject
language; social representation; mindset; urban society
 
Description This research is motivated by the problem of penetration of foreign language in urban society. The mindset of English usage in urban society is symbolically represented that foreign languages must be mastered and used in daily life. It becomes a new outbreak of modern life that slowly puts foreign languages, especially English in a higher position than Indonesian language. The English usage as the primary language is considered to symbolize prestige and promise a better position and socioeconomic standard. Therefore, this study aims to describe the mindset of urban society about the English usage in Jabodetabek (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, and Bekasi). This is a descriptive qualitative research, the instrument in collecting data in the field is conducted through in-depth interview and observation. Meanwhile, the secondary data obtained through literature research related to the research topics. The results shows that the English usage has become the social behavior of urban society in Jabodetabek. English usage represents some symbols, ie. higher educational status, upper middle social class, and modern and classy lifestyle. This causes English is superior to Indonesian as a national language. This reality becomes an early indication of the weakening of the Indonesian language in the public sphere (Government, Corporation, Education, and Mass Media). Slowly but surely English becomes the symbol of prima donna language among urban society in Jabodetabek.
 
Publisher Universitas Trunojoyo Madura
 
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Date 2019-06-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.trunojoyo.ac.id/simulacra/article/view/5520
10.21107/sml.v2i1.5520
 
Source Simulacra; Vol 2, No 1 (2019); 39-52
SIMULACRA: JURNAL SOSIOLOGI; Vol 2, No 1 (2019); 39-52
2656-8721
2622-6952
10.21107/sml.v2i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.trunojoyo.ac.id/simulacra/article/view/5520/3704
10.21107/sml.v2i1.5520.g3704
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Reza Prayoga, Husnul Khatimah
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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