INSERTS USED BY ARIANA GRANDE OF INTERVIEW IN JIMMY FALLON TALK SHOW
This research aimed to present the types and the functions of inserts used by Ariana Grande in her interview on Jimmy Fallon talk show and to increase the learners‘ awareness of inserts when they hesitate in the foreign language, which is the very common in speaking. This study implemented a descriptive qualitative research with discourse analysis approach. The subject is a famous singer Ariana Grande. The data were inserts used by the Ariana Grande interview in Jimmy Fallon talk show from the transcript of 6 minutes interview video. The study seeks to answer two research questions: (1) What are the types of inserts in Ariana Grande‘s interview in Jimmy Fallon talk show? And (2) What are the functions of inserts in Ariana Grande‘s interview in Jimmy Fallon talk show? Therefore, answer these problems, the researchers integrate applied types and functions inserts theory from Stenström (1998) and Baleen (2001). The results of this study showed that there were five types of inserts; those were response form, discourse markers, response elicitors, interjections, and greeting. During the interview, the most used insert type by Ariana is response forms which is about 68%, while the less one is interjection inserts, only 5%. Furthermore, this study also showed five functions of inserts, namely response form, discourse markers, response elicitors, interjections, and greeting.