Syllable Structure Analysis on Emma Watson’s Speech

  • Nidya Adi Ristiyana
  • Sri Rejeki Pramudyawardhani
Keywords: Syllable Structure, Types of Syllable, Emma Watson’s speech


This study is descriptive qualitative about syllable structure analysis on Emma Watson’s speech. To collect the data, the writers use Simak Bebas Libat Cakap method. The writers use McMahon theory (2002) to analyse the syllable structure, make tree diagram, and then define the type of syllable structure according to its word use in Emma Watson’s speech. From the result of the analysis, it can be concluded that there are 192 words with 47 types of syllable structure. The highest numbers of the types of syllable structure in each number of syllables are: one syllable CVC (Consonant-Vowel-Consonant) with 42 numbers, two syllables CV. CVC with 19 numbers, three syllables CV. CV. CVC with 3 numbers, four syllables CV. CV. CV. CVC with 3 numbers, and five syllables VC. V. CCV. CV. CV with 1 number.

Author Biography

Nidya Adi Ristiyana

DIALEKTIKA Journal is a biannual journal published in March and September by English Education Study Program of Educational Sciences and Teachers’ Training Faculty Peradaban University. It welcomes both conceptual and research-based articles related to English education, literature, or linguistics.