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JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
ISSN : 27211096     EISSN : 27211916     DOI : -
Core Subject : Education, Art,
This journal aims at covering (but not limited) the fields of: Education: Basic and Intermediate Education, Higher Education, Issues in Education, Educational Theories, Educational Psychology, Educational Philosophy, Teacher Training and Education Science, Curriculum and Materials Development, Language Assessment and Evaluation, etc. Language Teaching and Learning: Methods of ELT, English Teaching Media Development, ICT in ELT, Research on ELT, etc. Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Grammar Analysis, Historical Linguistics, Dialectology and Language Evolution, Bio Linguistics, Clinical Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Forensic Linguistics, Eco Linguistics, etc. Literatures: Indonesian Literature, English Literature, Literature in Language Teaching, etc.
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The Traits of Efficacious and Inefficacious EFL Teachers Based on Students’ Insight Sahib, Rahmawansyah; Nasrullah, Nasrullah; Arfiani, Nina
JELITA Vol 1 No 1 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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This research aimed at (i) probing traits of efficacious EFL teachers based on students’ insight; (ii) delving traits of inefficacious EFL teachers based on students’ insight; (iii) finding out students’ different experiences on efficacious and inefficacious EFL teachers. This qualitative research used constructivism approach in gaining data and applied coding method in data analysis. The research subjects were 15 students of SMKK Dr. Wahidin Makassar. Five of them were interviewed to gain a deeper explanation about their experiences on the traits of efficacious and inefficacious teachers. The results indicated that built upon the students’ insight (i) the traits of efficacious EFL teachers are having pleasant figure, responsive, mastering the subject taught, promoting students to learn, mastering teaching and learning strategies, able to create a good relation, and performing a good appearance; (ii) inefficacious EFL teachers are indicated by having unpleasant behavior, lack of ability in presenting materials, not supporting students to learn, not mastering teaching strategies, and discriminating; (iii) there is different experience about the traits of efficacious and inefficacious EFL teachers namely teaching based on the textbook only. Some students perceived it was effective for elementary school students, while others perceived it was ineffective for senior high school students.
Figurative Languages Employed by EFL Lecturers in Teaching Fatimah, Fatimah; Amri, Siti Hardiyanti; Rusan, Rusan
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The objectives of this study are to find out (1) kinds of figurative languages used by EFL lecturers (2) reasons for using figurative languages in teaching, and (3) students’ responses on the use of figurative languages by EFL lecturers in teaching. The current research employed the descriptive qualitative method. The subjects of this research are two EFL lecturers and students at English Education Study Program of STKIP Dampal Selatan. The results of the research indicated that (1) kinds of figurative languages employed by EFL lecturers in teaching are: rhetoric, simile, metonymy, personification, repetition, paradox, metaphor, and litotes, (2) the reasons for using figurative languages are: to help students’ understanding the lessons, in motivating students in learning process, for introducing language and culture, as a feedback to increase students’ understanding on the lessons, and to train students’ critical thinking. In addition, (3) the students’ responses on the use of figurative language is the students easily in association the material with the real world absorbed because those make closer with their environment; those also could enrich their knowledge on languages; and figurative languages used by lecturers help them to understand the lesson.
Translation Based on Ogden and Richard’s Semantic Triangle Theory Aprilya, Rizka; Simamora, Afriyanti; Budiarti, Vira; Syafitri, Yona Dwi Tirta
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This paper aims to analyze the process of translators in translation based on semantic triangle theory in Indonesia. It parts of its intentions to provide some references for related researchers which focus on the theory of reference triangle as it is one of the important theories in Semantic field. The exploration of this study sees the reference triangle is a theory well known by the scholars for decades able to explain how words convey meaning. This study addressed that “the how” of this theory workings are like words that suggest ideas in the listener's mind. Which explains how the idea is connected to real-world objects. The triangle reference somehow continues to be used as a model for semiotic relationships into the 21st century, this theory also has several potential deficiencies that could limit its application. Which means that this theory still applicable to be used as a current meaning-framework in translation based semantic.
Principle of Cooperation in Human Conversation Sari, Risma; Chairunnisa, Suci; Gultom, Kristina; Sitio, Ega Sauly
JELITA Vol 1 No 1 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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In communication, each party involved, namely between the speaker and the speech partner, will always try to convey his speech effectively and efficiently. Grice mentioned that a reasonable discourse could occur if the speaker and hearer are compliant with the principle of cooperative communication. This study aims to explain what it is called maxims in human conversation. The data in this qualitative study were taken from 5 prominent articles which explain and review the theory. This research uses a descriptive qualitative form to analyze and describe the words or sentences used in defining the theory proposed by Grice. The results of this study, in brief, mentioned the principle of cooperation in conversation consists of four conversational maxims, namely: Maxim of quantity, Maxim of quality, Maxim of Relevance and Maxim of implementation.
Critical Analysis of the Austin’s Theory in Communication Simamora, Afriyanti; Aprilya, Rizka; Budiarti, Vira; Syafitri, Yona
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A tool of social interaction or a tool of human communication is nothing but language. What is agreed with communication is a place where humans can convey information such as thoughts, ideas, intentions, and emotions. This study discusses the meaning of utterances that carry critical speech acts in different situations. This study research in this journal to examine J. Austin's Speech Theory of Action. This study criticism of Austin's Speech Theory of Action. In researching this journal use qualitative research methods to make it easier for this study and make it easier for readers that there are a number of Austin opinions that are lacking explanation, speech acts are the basic unit of meaning to express meaning of speech that contains a purpose, this journal is made to help students who are less critical in thinking become more critical.
Implication of Humor in Human Conversations Gultom, Kristina; Chairunnisa, Suci; Sari, Risma; Sitio, Ega Sauly
JELITA Vol 1 No 1 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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Pragmatics can be defined as a branch of linguistics that studies deiksis, presupposition, discourse analysis and conversational implicature. Implicature can be interpreted as a hidden intention behind the speech. Meanwhile, conversational implicatures are only known by most people who know the context tuturannya alone. Conversational implicatures are trying to analyze a conversation in order to obtain the correct meaning. Humour is the mental ability to discover, express or appreciate something funny or something really unusual. Funny is an adjective that means making people laugh out loud or through absurdity, strangeness, something excessive or real eccentricity.
How Journalists Display the Meaning Sitio, Ega Sauly; Sari, Risma; Chairunnisa, Suci; Gultom, Kristina Br
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This study aimed at delivering a brief explanation and discusses the types of the meaning of association based on Geoffrey Leech's theory (1974) in media studies. This study underlined some interesting finding related meanings include connotation meaning, social meaning, affective meaning, reflective meaning, and collocative meaning. This study uses a qualitative descriptive approach to describe how journalists display the meaning of association in the articles in the analysis section of the website and analyze data also in the form of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences. Before analyzing, the data are categorized into five categories based on the region of origin of the article, by using table. After all the data in the table are analyzed, the researcher makes a conclusion. The results of this study indicate that there are five types of associative meanings.
Literature Learning in the Students of Class-X at SMA Muhammadiyah Pangkep Roslina, Roslina; Mutawakkil, Mutawakkil; Nashruddin, Nashruddin; Amin, Ahmad
JELITA Vol 1 No 1 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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This research aims at decribing the process of literature learning at a senior high school in the academic year of 2019/2020. This study is a descriptive qualitative research with the subjects are a teacher of literature and 15 students of the tenth grade at SMA Muhammadiyah Pangkep. The instruments for collecting data are observation result, interview result, and documentation. The research results showed that the goals of literature learning were well-achieved, indicated by the students’ capability in appreciating literary works and expressing the appreciation in the form of poems and short stories. The success in learning literature was marked by the increase of the students’ reading interest, their frequently browsing of articles on both literary and non-literary materials from various websites, and their work products in the form of poetry. The achievement of those students was caused by the effort applied by the teacher, namely supporting students in developing their creativity on literary activities, either inside or outside school hours, such as short story writing contest, poetry writing contest, poetry reading contest, and drama performance.
Motivational Factors to Become EFL Teachers Arisandi, Arie; Vanissa, Rizka
JELITA Vol 1 No 2 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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Being a teacher is a favorite goal lately, in contrary to what happened in the past. This current study aimed at (1) finding out factors that encourage fresh graduates to become EFL teachers, and (2) elaborating the meaning of being EFL teachers. The subjects of this qualitative study were four young EFL teachers who were fresh graduates and became teachers less than a year at different secondary schools in Makassar. To collect data, researchers used in-depth interview technique. Data were analyzed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) technique. The results of this study found that the motivating factors of being EFL teachers were to help students reach or realize their future, to get life lessons, as the call of the soul, and to enjoy comfort. The meaning of being an EFL teacher found through this research were as a job or profession, as an expression of belief in religion, and the way to feel as parents for students.
Paradoxality of Women Positions in Othello by Shakespeare Amri, Siti Hardiyanti; Maylani, Isna
JELITA Vol 1 No 2 (2020): JELITA: Journal of English Language Teaching and Literature
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This research studied about the positions of female characters in the play Othello by Shakespeare. By applying the intersectional concept of Chandra Mohanty, the research identified that the women positions were determined by the aspects of race and class. The high-class woman in patriarchal system was subordinated by lower class man due to gender relation. Meanwhile the research also exhibited that women could have strong domination toward men in regard to race relation. It asserted the intersect relation of race, class, and gender. In this case, under certain circumstances, women were not always positioned inferior toward men and men did not always have ultimate power on women. The relation of both gender in the novel indicated that other aspects such as race and class also played the significant role in determining the position of each.

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