• Sani R. Ambarita Universitas Putera Batam



code mixing, sociolinguistic, twitter


This research is sociolinguistics research which identified code-mixing on Kristo’s Twitter account. The aim of this research is to know the type of code-mixing on Kristo’s Twitter account. This research used Wardaugh’s theory. The researcher used observational method with non-participant techniques in collecting the data by Sudaryanto. This research applied sociolinguistics identity method and sociolinguistics- competence in equalizing to analyze the data. When people want to interact with each other, they have to choose a particular code to express their feeling. Related to this, the research is written based on code-mixing as a means of language variation in sociolinguistic, and it is used in social media. The researcher found all the type of code mixing on Kristo’s twitter account. Each of the data divided into type of code mixing there are intra-sentential code mixing, intra-lexical code mixing, and involving of pronunciation code-mixing. Code mixing could happen everywhere with any condition and situation. In other words, in this situation many people are using social media and making posts that mix their language


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