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An Analysis of Idiomatic Expression Meaning in Frozen Film Script and Its Implication in Teaching Vocabulary

Syarif, Rifka Nur’aini (2020) An Analysis of Idiomatic Expression Meaning in Frozen Film Script and Its Implication in Teaching Vocabulary. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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This undergraduate thesis studied about an analysis of idiomatic expression in frozen film script and its implication in teaching vocabulary. The aim of this study is to identify the type ofidiomatic expression in Frozen FilmScriptand to describe the meaning of idioms found in Frozen film script and to know the implication in teaching vocabulary. The data were takenfrom Frozen Film Script written by Jenifer Lee. For analyzing the data, the researcher used qualitative method. Makkai‘s theory was used for analyzing the types of idiomatic expressions that were found in the script.

As the result of analyzing, there are 84 idiomatic expressions are found in the Frozen Film Script. Those idiomatic expressions are divided into five types. Phrasal verb idiom is appeared 60 times, tornoure idiom is four times, irreversible binomial idiom is three times, phrasal compound idiom is seven times, and incorporating verb idiom is ten times. Meanwhile, the meaningof idiomatic expressions was based on the context of the dialogues and the narratives in Frozen filmscript.

The teacher has an essential role in helping students to improve their vocabulary. In order to be able to have a rich vocabulary, not only do students need to learn as many words as possible, but they also need to remember them because, in fact, learning is remembering.Therefore, understanding the characteristics ofidiomatic expression is important to memorize the vocabulary in effective way and it can help students to know the contextual meaning of idiom in the text or utterance.

Key Word: Idiom, frozen film script, contextual meaning, qualitative method

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Siti Ma'ani IAIN Metro
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2021 02:01
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2021 02:01

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