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Ahmad Faisal Bahri Preparing Research Proposals

Ahmad Faisal Bahri
Research in Linguistics (Preparing research proposals)
Topic: The Sociolinguistic Improve Communication Skill of Students of English Department
Language has a lot of functions to the people in daily life. According to Srijono (2001:7) “people
use language for different purposes. They use language for communication, persuasion,
information, introduction, negotiation, and for socialization”. For the communication, language
can share anything to each other. Language here has a function as medium. Because of the
variety of human’s life and culture itself, the variety of language exists accordingly. The
correlation between language and society is learned in sociolinguistics. Wardhaugh (2000: 12)
states that sociolinguistics concerns with investigating the relationship between language and
society with the goal of being a better understanding of the structure of language and how
language functions in communication. From the definition above, it can be inferred that language
and society is so closely related. Sociolinguistics is a term including the aspects of linguistics
applied toward the connection between language and society, and the way people use it in
different social situations. It ranges from the study of the wide variety of 2 dialects across a given
region down to –the analysis between the student and teacher speak to one another.
How do sociolinguistics improve communication skill of student of English Department
The objective study is to explain the aspects of improving communication skill by sociolinguistic
By understanding sociolinguistics improving student’s communication skills, students can be
interested in learning linguistics.
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