Directive Speaking Actions in Indonesian Speaking in Children with Speech Delays

Authors : Ira Eko Retnosari; Kisyani; Bambang Yulianto

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 6 - June

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This study describes the mastery of speech acts in Indonesian speech in children with speech delays. The focus of this research is the mastery of directive speech acts in Indonesian speech in children with speech delays. Children with speech delays are children whose level of quality of speech development is imperfect in pronouncing words and then has a limited vocabulary and has difficulty naming objects. The purpose of this study is to describe the mastery of directive speech acts. In this study, a qualitative descriptive research method was used. The data source of this study was one child with a speech delay aged 9;0. The data of this research are words, phrases, and sentences that contain directive speech acts. The data collection used in this research includes observation, fishing, recording, and field notes. The stages of data collection are making observations, recording speeches, transcribing speeches, and validating data. In analyzing the data, the pragmatic equivalent method was used. Data analysis procedures include reducing data, interpreting data, and concluding. Based on data analysis, it can be concluded that children with speech delays can use directive speech acts. The directive speech acts controlled by V are asking, ordering, forbidding, inviting, and asking.

Keywords : Speech; Directive Speech Act; Speech Delay Child.


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