The Student's Error of Variable Stress in Tongue Twister at 5th Grade Students of Pondok Pesantren Modern Darunnajat in the Academic Year 2018/2019
Keywords:variable stress, tongue twister, pronunciation
The aim of this study is to describe the studentsâ€™ error of variable stress in Tongue Twister. The source of data is the 5th grade students of Pondok Pesantren Modern Darunnajat in the academic year 2018/2019. In this article, the writer analyzes the studentsâ€™ error in pronouncing variable stress in Tongue Twister. The writer uses Metrical Phonology theory from McMahon in 2002. The writer uses descriptive qualitative research. The writer uses documentation technique to collect the data; the writer uses voice recorder to analyse studentsâ€™ error variable stress of Tongue Twister. The writer uses Audacity software to see the sounds frequency. Then, the writer uses Metrical Phonology to determine which syllable in each word is S (stronger) or W (weaker), and Oxford dictionary to analyze the studentsâ€™ error. It can be concluded that the students have made the total number of error as many as five hundred and three (503) studentsâ€™ error from 5th F grade students, the total amount students is seventeen (17) and the total amount of words in Tongue Twister is fifty eight (58) from three levels.