LANGUAGE HORIZON https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon <p>Jurnal Online Program Studi S-1 Sastra Inggris - Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni UNESA</p> en-US LANGUAGE HORIZON 2356-2633 Register Used in Reptile Lovers Facebook Forum https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/41783 <p>There are three objectives in this research, first, to clarify the form of language and the type of register used by members of the reptile lovers Facebook forum. Second, to identify the register function in the content of a word or phrase. Third, to find out the meaning of the registers found. The type of this research is qualitative research. This research uses documentation from the Facebook forums. The source of the data for this research is a collection of discussion threads from several forums. The results of this study are that the language forms of register used in the forums are nouns (6 data), verbs (5 data), adjectives (1 data), noun phrases (1 data), and prepositional phrases (2 data). The register type that is used in the forum is Casual Register because it is between the members in the forum in an informal situation. The function of the register is the Instrumental, Personal, and Heuristic Register.</p> Hammam Azka Faraz Lisetyo Ariyanti ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-19 2021-07-19 9 2 1 6 Back-To-School Essentials’ Representation In Sandy Hook Promises’ Public Service Announcement Through Systemic Functional Linguistic https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/40457 <p>This research aims to reveal the message, the reason for the chosen concept, and the effectiveness of the public service announcement video in delivering the message by using linguistics perspective in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). The "Back-to-School Essentials" video is a strong and meaningful public service announcement that is published in 2019 on YouTube. It is focused on the terrors and students' distress of school shootings in the reality. The video starts with a common back-to-school promotion but gradually turns out to highlight the students using general back-to-school essentials to survive the terror of gun violence. The method used in this research is qualitative. To collect the data, the researcher uses observation and documentation techniques. The theory of systemic functional linguistic is applied in this study. The study gathers the data by pairing the verbal and visual data in accordance. To figure out the purposes of the study, the researcher analyzes every aspect of each purpose with the visual element first followed by the verbal element. After finding the analysis on both elements, the finding of each purpose of the study is revealed by combining the result of data analysis on visual and verbal. The result revealed that the message is the school essentials are important and useful for everyone should have for back-to-school. Moreover, the concept is chosen because the video wants to revive both parents and students the importance of having school essentials for back-to-school. However, the public service announcement video is proved to be successful in delivering the message to the viewers.</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> back-to-school essential, public service announcement, representation, Sandy Hook Promise, systemic functional linguistic.</p> Lailatul Fitriyah ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-31 2021-07-31 9 2 12 23 Moods and Thoughts Around The Clauses: Billie Eilish’s Dark Lyrics on Teenager Notes Who Committed Homicide https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/41325 <p>This article presents an analysis of Billie Eilish’s dark lyrics written on the girl’s notes who committed homicide, yet both lyrics and the girl’s original handwriting becomes controversial as a purpose to give a sign to other people. It applies Linguistics Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) program and grammatical function with a qualitative approach to determine the dark lyrics built on the notes and how the message behind the lyrics is revealed. The results show that in the notes: 1) the dark lyrics were used to reveal the girl is experienced angry and madness while the dominant of Unmarked Topical Theme is aims to attract the reader as the writer focus on Billie Eilish’s dark lyrics as the main point; 2) declarative mood functioned to shorten the gap between herself and Billie Eilish’s dark lyrics so tindicate the participant at the beginning of the clause is information bearer as well as she tried to tell the reader about the experienced occurred by the moment. Grammatically, the controversial side of the notes is mostly featured by several clauses containing dark elements shown negative experience as she subjected to sexual abuse. As a matter of fact, this study discovered a strong sign of homicide’s tendency in statement of inclination which reflected personal desire.</p> Valeria Imelda Ersikarati ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-31 2021-07-31 9 2 24 35 Representation of Dark Memes in 9GAG Site: Systemic Functional Linguistics Approach https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/40444 <p>This study intends to contribute to linguistics studies in systemic functional linguistics topic. The problem formulations discussed are (1) The transitivity and metafunctions found in dark memes on the 9GAG site, and (2) The transitivity and metafunctions representation in 9GAG dark memes. This study uses Kress &amp; Leeuwen's theory of three metafunctions and Haliday's transitivity systemic functional linguistics (SFL). This study uses a qualitative descriptive method using a case study approach, and it is completed by describing the data and information obtained. The writer uses books and scientific journals, data sources are downloaded from the 9GAG website, and the final stage will conclude the analysis results. In this study, the data collection is using the observation and documentation method. Based on this study's results, ideational, interpersonal, textual, and several transitivity processes are found. Also, dark memes are entertainment communication platforms that have negative representations. Visual and verbal modes can make it easier for viewers (those who see dark memes) to capture the representation conveyed by the writer. This study suggests that readers understand the more in-depth representation of a dark meme by using systemic functional linguistics theory. Therefore, readers can know more about the information to be received.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Keywords:</strong> meme, metafunction language, systemic functional linguistic, transitivity.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Widya Tri Krisna Ayu ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-31 2021-07-31 9 2 36 46 Presuppositions Used in Benjamin Netanyahu’s Speech at The Opening of The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/42309 <p>Speech is a communication tool that occurs between speaker and audience. When delivering speech, a speaker tries to reach the audience through his words. Most of the time, a speaker delivers his speech to gain attention from the audience and persuade them to agree with what the speaker believes. This is the case with Benjamin Netanyahu who is an Israeli Politician and currently the Prime Minister of said country. He delivered his speech at the opening of new United States embassy in Jerusalem, which sparked the outrage of people around the world, as we know that Jerusalem belongs to Palestine but this action showed that the Israel government has already claimed Jerusalem as its capital. From the linguistics’ point of view, his speech is an interesting matter to be analyzed. Hence, this study aimed to analyze the types of presupposition used by Benjamin Netanyahu in his opening speech in Jerusalem and the purpose of using them. The fully transcribed speech is gained by downloading it from the internet. The result found that there are two kinds of presupposition used and each with pragmatic function that are emphasis, persuasive and euphemism. These presuppositions had purpose to express speaker’s attitude in a polite way and giving information to the audience.</p> Arik Sanjaya ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-31 2021-07-31 9 2 7 11 A Discourse Markers In A Vlog Video By BNay Channel https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/42512 <p>English learning process of EFL learners is often evaluated through their performance in using the language, especially their speaking performance. This research concern about the use of discourse markers in informal occasion which may be a great help to improve speaking fluency of EFL. This research revealed the types and functions of discourse markers used in vlog video by BNay Channel. To conduct this research, the researcher relied on Biber et al (1999) theory in classifying the types of discourse markers and Castro (2009) theory for defining the function of the discourse markers. To get the data, the researcher applied qualitative approach. From this research, the writer found ten types of discourse markers applied by the speakers in their speech. After further analyzing the data, the writer found that the discourse markers used by the speaker served both textual and interpersonal functions divided into several sub-functions. This research showed that the dominant function of discourse markers shown in the data is response or reaction markers and back-channel signals which helps the speaker express a response or reaction to the previous discourse including back-channel signals of understanding and continued attention while other speaker is having his/her turn.</p> Rika - Cahyanti ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-07-31 2021-07-31 9 2 47 60 CONVERSATION ANALYSIS OF TURN TAKING MECHANISM IN EVER AFTER MOVIE https://ejournal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/language-horizon/article/view/41964 <p>Conversation is a spoken exchange of&nbsp; feelings, thoughts or ideas between two or more people. In order to get a smooth conversation, the participant should not violated each&nbsp; other’s turn. Thus, The present study explained about turn-taking mechanism of conversation analysis in Ever After movie. The aim of this study is to find out what kind of turn taking mechanism occured in Ever After movie, the function of each mechanism and how the characters construct the conversation. this study required qualitative method and the data are collected using documentation. The instrument used are human instrument which means the researcher uses herself to interpret the data. The findings of this study indicate that the characters mostly used yielding the floor mechanism and backchannel signals to maintain the conversation which mean&nbsp; of the conversation runs smothly. Thus, it is indicate that the characters did not violate their turn.</p> <p><strong>Keywords: </strong><em>turn-taking mechanism, ever after, conversation analysis, interruption</em></p> siti aisyah ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-08-04 2021-08-04 9 2 61 68