• Fatwatun Nafila Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Alfiyatul Azizah Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Masnunatun Nisa’ Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Ni’matus Solikhah Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Nisa Listiya Andriani Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
Keywords: Formal diction, Informal diction, standard diction


This paper offers the diction influence some students, what the diction is, various types of diction those are formal diction, informal diction, and standard diction. The source of data is about the recording, attransis, technique of collecting data uses observation of analyzing carefully the attracts from students and the data of the text and the data of spoken and then transcript into text. In this study e female student more polite than male student and male student can be not polite to male lecture. On the reason are some factors why among them using different diction as different lecture one and the other. This paper presents some issues choosing the diction, which will be the focus of a future research that will examine the phenomena of English Education Department which diction that they use to talk with lectures and friends. They use difference diction. In this case presents about problems of them when they choose inexactitude diction. Many students forget about politeness when they are talking with other people because they consider that all of people are their friends or close friend or they feel so familiar that they forget their limits. Indeed in Islamic boarding school not all of students have politeness whereas they get a lesson of politeness and hadist (traditional collection of stories relating words or needs of Muhammad the chief source of guidance for understanding religious questions) that said ‘’ Ana Abdu man alamahni harfan wahidan’’. This research method is descriptive qualitative with content analysis technique because it is analyzing about the data that was gained from the level of the dictions. It is stated by Creswell (2012, p.212) that another aspect of qualitative data collection is to identify the types of data.