The Role of Parents in Sundanese Language Preservation

Dingding Haerudin

Abstract

This study aims to describe the efforts of parents in the preservation of the Sundanese language as a native language and a local language. The description of this paper includes the use of Sundanese language in everyday life at home and its surrounding environment; in communication with teachers at school; the importance of instilling manners of speaking (undak-usuk/unggah-ungguh) to children; the importance of Sundanese language teaching in schools; the importance of children learning local culture; the types of culture that children learn; the efforts of parents to encourage children to learn the culture; and the opinion that the local language is used as the language of education at the elementary level. The research used descriptive method. The data collection technique in this study was a questionnaire technique. The instrument used to collect data was a list of questions or questionnaires distributed to each respondent. The data analysis technique used in this research was descriptive statistical analysis techniques. This study concludes that the preservation of Sundanese should begin in households, where parents use it in communicating with members of the family. Parents must motivate, encourage, and facilitate children, or other family members, to have an understanding of the importance of Sundanese language as the local language, as well as having Sundanese language skills properly.

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Haerudin D. (2017). The Role of Parents in Sundanese Language Preservation.In The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE, ISBN 978-989-758-332-2, pages 768-774. DOI: 10.5220/0007174807680774


in Bibtex Style

@conference{conaplin and icollite17,
author={Dingding Haerudin},
title={The Role of Parents in Sundanese Language Preservation},
booktitle={The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,},
year={2017},
pages={768-774},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007174807680774},
isbn={978-989-758-332-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE,
TI - The Role of Parents in Sundanese Language Preservation
SN - 978-989-758-332-2
AU - Haerudin D.
PY - 2017
SP - 768
EP - 774
DO - 10.5220/0007174807680774