Gender Differences in Performing Refusal Strategy to an Invitation by Student at SMAN 4 Padang

Agustina, Nadia (2023) Gender Differences in Performing Refusal Strategy to an Invitation by Student at SMAN 4 Padang. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Negeri Padang.


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This study investigated the gender differences in performing refusal strategies to an invitation by students at SMAN 4 Padang. This study was a descriptive quantitative research. The data were collected by using DCT (discourse completion test) that was distributed to 10 males and 10 females students. The data were analysed by using the refusal classification from Takashi and Beebe (1990). The result showed that both gender is mostly using indirect strategy to refuse an invitation. However, male tend to give shorter refusal than females students and did not pay attention to the context, such as power and social distance. Beside, female students used more indirect and longer answer and strategy to refuse an invitation and make it clear by combined some refusal strategy, such as statement of regret, wish and statement of alternative. The longer the refusal the more polite the answer that students give. It found that female students is more polite than male students.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Thesis advisorHamzah, HamzahUNSPECIFIED
CorrectorRosita, NurUNSPECIFIED
CorrectorTiarina, YuliUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris - S1
Depositing User: Fitri Yelli
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2023 03:34
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2023 03:35

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