Woman Language Features in Recode World’s Technology Conference: A Sociolinguitics Studies

  • Elvi Citra resmana Universitas Padjadjaran
  • Lia Maulia Indrayani Universitas Padjadjaran
Keywords: sociolinguistics,, gender language,, women language features


This research analyzes the women language features in giving public speeches in RECODE World’s Technology Conferences. The writer used Lakoff’s on Holmes (2013) theory to analyze the data. The writer applies descriptive qualitative method by Creswell (2014). Data for this reseach is women utterance during conference. Basen on theory by Lakoff, the author discover six women language features.The result of this research shown that there are six women language feature that appear, there are lexical hedges, intensifier, superpolite form, avoidance strong swear, empty adjective, and emphatic stress.

Keyword: sociolinguistics, gender language, women language features.


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Author Biographies


Master Degree of English Linguistic

Faculty of Cultural Science

Universitas Padjadjaran

Elvi Citra resmana, Universitas Padjadjaran

Universitas Padjadjaran

Lia Maulia Indrayani, Universitas Padjadjaran

Universitas Padjadjaran


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Deby Rahmawati, resmana, E. C., & Indrayani, L. M. (2019). Woman Language Features in Recode World’s Technology Conference: A Sociolinguitics Studies. ELT-Lectura, 6(2), 186-196. https://doi.org/10.31849/elt-lectura.v6i2.3122
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