The Speech Acts Between Teacher and Students in Teaching and Learning Process
Keywords:commissives, declaratives, directives, expressive, illocutionary act, representatives
This research deals with the teacher between grade eight student of SMP Negeri 6 Pematangsiantar in the classroom. The research problem is formulated as follows: What speech act are used by the teacher and grade eight students of SMP Negeri 6 Pematangsiantar in the classroom teaching-learning process? What dominant type of speech act used are by the teacher and grade eight students of SMP Negeri 6 Pematangsiantar in the classroom teaching-learning process? To answer the question, multiple scientific theories have been used. Data were taken in the classroom from teaching and learning process, from teacher and students. After collecting and analysing the data, the finding was the directives serve the dominant frequency of all five types of illocutionary acts. There are 278 data (63.47%) containing directives acts. The lowest-rank frequency of illocutionary acts are the commissives with only 6 data (1.369%). The declaratives were not found in this research.