AN ANALYSIS OF METADISCOURSE DEVICES USED IN THE INTRODUCTORY TEXTBOOKS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND NATURAL SCIENCE

Fitri Nurhelawati, (2016) AN ANALYSIS OF METADISCOURSE DEVICES USED IN THE INTRODUCTORY TEXTBOOKS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND NATURAL SCIENCE. Bachelor thesis, IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon.

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Abstract

Fitri Nurhelawati. 14121330385. “An Analysis of Metadiscourse Devices Used In the Introductory Textbooks of Social Science And Natural Science” This research is primarily intended to capture exploring metadiscourse devices in the introductory texbooks of social science entitled „English for Academic Purposes: An Advanced Resource Book by Ken Hyland‟ and introductory textbook of natural science entitled „Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction by Timothy Gowers‟. In writing study metadiscourse has come to refer to the various ways that these understandings of context and audience are realized in texts, the forms we use to transform what may otherwise be a lifeless text into discourse that meets the needs of participants. It is a universal aspect of our everyday language and a major feature of the way we communicate in a range of genres and setting. This research is interest because this research based on the popular‟s theory of Hyland about metadiscourse. The aims of this research are to analyze types of metadiscourse devices used in the introductory textbooks of social and natural science and a dominant metadiscourse device used in the introductory textbooks of social science and natural science. This researcher based on theory from Hyland (2005) to find out the types of metadiscourse devices in kind of textbooks. The researcher employs the descriptive qualitative research as a type of the research. The instrument of research is documentation and technique of collecting data is documentation content analysis. The data sources consist of „English for Academic Purposes: An Advanced Resource Book by Ken Hyland‟ and introductory textbook of natural science entitled „Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction by Timothy Gowers‟. The first findings show that types of metadiscourse in the introductory texbook of social science there are logical connectives with the precentage 58%, sequences 13%, reminders 3%, topicalizers 1%, code glosses 8%, attitude markers 0%, certainty markers 8%, attributors 0%, hedges 8% and commentary 1% were frequent in the first introductory textbooks. And in the introductory texbook of natural science are logical connectives 77%, sequences 6%, reminders 3%, topicalizers 2%, code glosses 4%, attitude markers 1%, certainty markers 4%, attributors 0%, hedges 0% and commentary 3%. The second finding in this research is a dominant metadiscourse in the introductory textbooks of social and natural science is textual metadiscourse exactly is logical connectives devices. Keywords: metadiscourse, textbook, social and natural science

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Subjects: Pendidikan > Pendidikan (Umum)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > 3. Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: tuti alawiyah alawiyah
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 02:17
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 02:17
URI: http://repository.syekhnurjati.ac.id/id/eprint/2171

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