Pragmatic approach to Indonesian speaking skills for student vocational high schools


  • Veronika Unun Pratiwi Doctorate Program in Indonesian Language Education, Sebelas Maret University and Veteran Bangun Nusantara University, Sukoharjo, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Rohmadi Postgraduate Program, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia


appropriate language, indonesian speaking, interpreting data, language learning, pragmatic approach, speaking skills


The Indonesian language serves as a bridge between the various languages, customs, ethnicities and cultures in the country. The problem that occurs in class is that students are less able to speak Indonesian well and are not in accordance with the situation and context, so there is a need for learning innovation. Purpose (1). Students are able to communicate well (2). Practicing oral expressions between teachers and students (3). The learning process of speaking Indonesian subjects. The research method used a descriptive qualitative approach. Supporting instruments in this study by observing, processing and interpreting data in accordance with the objectives. Data collection techniques through (a). interview (b). Observation (c). Take notes. The analysis process is in accordance with the following stages: (1) data collection; (2) data reduction; (3) presentation of data (4) draw conclusions. Conclusion: Appropriate language competence in language learning is supported through structural language learning. Through learning about external aspects that often affect the communication process. Learning speaking skills through a pragmatic approach is effective in enhancing active learning, and improving students' speaking skills inside and outside the classroom.


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How to Cite

Pratiwi, V. U., & Rohmadi, M. (2021). Pragmatic approach to Indonesian speaking skills for student vocational high schools. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 7(4), 263-273.



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