PSYCHOLINGUISTICS STUDY ON STUTTERING IN 5TH SEMESTER ENGLISH EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF UNUSA

  • Sendy Aprinika Ningrum Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Atika Ayu Nurani Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
  • Rina Indah Rahmawati Nahdlatul Ulama University of Surabaya
Keywords: Stuttering, S1 English Education Department Students, English Speakers

Abstract

In conversation we may feel fluent in the way we deliver our speech especially in English language. Whereas, if
we observe and analyse ourselves, we will find that in the middle of our speech we often have nerveousness when
we are doing speech in a public place. At this point, there is a feeling of worry or doubt about our own inability
both in the public or individuals. Therefore, we will experience a disturbance in speech patterns which makes it
difficult for someone to speak fluently, so this condition is sometimes called language influence, that is called
Stuttering. The study is qualitative. It is qualitative because analysing the spectacles on the use of stuttering that
usually seem in S1 English Education Department students in the process of presentation. This journal is
conducted in the field of psycholinguistic phenomena. The data will be analysed by using several theories like
have been written in the introduction. Stuttering or someone do hesitating is a language fallacy in which there is
trouble in the speech movement, avoiding an person from speaking efficiently (World Health Organization 2010;
Iverach and Rapee, 2014). It is most commonly related with spontaneous repetition of speech which contain
syllables, phrases and words (Carlson, 2013). From the explanation above, it can be concluded that out of the ten
S1 English Education Department on the 5th semester students that we studied, ten of them made mistakes in
pronunciation when presenting in front of the class.

Published
2019-03-10