NICKI MINAJ’S LINKING SOUND PATTERN ANALYSIS THROUGH THE SONG LYRIC “SUPER BASS

  • Timothy Agatha Josephine Universitas Bangka Belitung

Abstract

All native speakers of English do linking naturally. Hence, learning linking of words correctly can
result significantly more fluid and fluent sounding English speech. This research used the main
theory of phonetics and phonology proposed by Mc Mahon, Collin and Mees. The main theories
have been supported by International Phonetics Alphabet and types of linking theory proposed by
Mc. Mahon and Ghinwa Alameen. Therefore, this study aimed to identify and to describe the
phonological processes occured occurred through it. To conduct this study, an English rap song
titled Super Bass was chosen as the object. The method used in this research was descriptive
qualitative. The findings had shown that there were 31 data of the application of linking sound
pattern and its phonological process. The result of this study was expected to be a guideline in
comprehending the differences of the sound that uttered by Native Speaker and the phonological
processes that occurred through the linking sound pattern.
Keywords: Linking Sound Pattern, Phonetics, Phonological Processes.

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Published
2021-09-30