An Analysis on Coach Ken Carter’s Speech Acts in Coach Carter Movie
Weppy Widyastiarni, Widyastuti Purbani
Available Online July 2019.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.83How to use a DOI?
- speech acts, movie, role play
- English plays an important role in this modern era. As one of the most used language in the world, English becomes one of the compulsory courses that students need to learn at their schools. There are many media that can be used to learn English. One of the mediums is by using a movie. Movie is considered as an interesting medium which provides the students with pragmatic aspects of a language. This research aimed at finding out types of speech acts, identifying language functions uttered by Coach Ken Carter in Coach Carter movie that can also be found in senior high school curricula, and discover the model of role play by using the speech acts uttered by Coach Ken Carter that can be implemented in classroom. The researcher conducted a qualitative research and employed a content analysis on the movie script in order to collect the data. The data were then analyzed and categorized by using Parker’s and Searle’s theories on speech acts. The researcher found out eight types of speech acts uttered by Coach Ken Carter namely direct, indirect, literal, non-literal, direct and literal, indirect and non-literal speech acts. There were four out of five speech acts expressed by Coach Carter, namely directive, assertive, expressive, and commissive speech acts that could be found in curricula. The researcher presented two activities that could be applied in classroom by using Coach Carter’s speech acts which were in the forms of role play and class discussion.
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TY - CONF AU - Weppy Widyastiarni AU - Widyastuti Purbani PY - 2019/07 DA - 2019/07 TI - An Analysis on Coach Ken Carter’s Speech Acts in Coach Carter Movie BT - 6th International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.83 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/iceri-18.2019.83 ID - Widyastiarni2019/07 ER -