The English Pre-service Teachersr Politeness Strategies of Offering Context Across Genders

Anggi Aisyadatina, Susilo Susilo, Yuni Utami Asih
2018 Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Education and Technology (2017 ICEduTech)   unpublished
The purpose of this study is to find out the result of politeness strategy in offering context on male of sixth semester students, to find out the result of politeness strategy in offering context on female of sixth semester students, to find out significance difference result of politeness strategies in offering context between male and female of sixth semester students in Mulawarman University. The researcher invited 107 sixth semester students as the participants from population. They
more » ... lation. They included 75 females and 32 males. The sample was given DCT Questionnaire Adapted from Al-Qahtani (2009) that included 15 acts about offering context. The DCT questionnaire was given to measure the politeness strategies that they used based on Brown and Levinson Theory. The study showed the mean score of the female was 4,2. It means that the average of politeness level from female students placed in middle level. Meanwhile, the mean score of the male was 3,4. It means that the average of politeness level from male students placed in low level. The statistical analysis used t-test formula showed that the t value was 4.969 with df= 106, and the level of significant at 5% was 1.98. It can be concluded that 4,969>1.98 or t-value> t-table. It means that alternative hypothesis (Ha) was accepted and null hypothesis (Ho) was rejected because there is a significance of politeness strategies between male and female of Mulawarman University.
doi:10.2991/icedutech-17.2018.41 fatcat:kh5ucvpq5fgq5fep4tu7f6phke