The Varieties of English Pronunciation Used by the International Visitors as Non Native English Speakers at Saung Angklung Udjo

Authors

  • Veralda Niantara Putri Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Airlangga
  • Angkita Wasito Kirana Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Airlangga

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.alphabet.2021.04.02.03

Keywords:

English pronunciation, Non Native English Speakers, Tourism

Abstract

This study aimed to analyzed the varieties of the English pronunciation that appeared in international visitors' speeches at Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU), Bandung. This study also analyzed how it affected the communication between the international visitors and the Guest Relation Officer (GRO) at  SAU. The data was obtained through observation, note taking and recording. We found that mostly the the different pronunciation lied on the vowel and it differed from one nationality to the other. We observed that the prununctiation is signifficantly different from the British or American English. This unfortunately caused some difficulties to understand what the visitors were speaking. The form of prununciation and the difficulties are discussed.

Author Biography

Angkita Wasito Kirana, Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Airlangga

Scopus ID: 57221518933

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6566-9379

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2021-12-27

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