Sri Mulatsih
Sunardi Sunardi


Teaching Reading is a way to develop students’ awareness and to facilitate students to learn the reading skill in order to develop students engaged with the text they read in a meaningful way. In teaching Reading, the lecturer used several types of mood to make the students understand the materials. This study is aimed at describing the types of mood used by the lecturer in teaching two Reading classes in a private university in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. This study used qualitative research design since it describes certain phenomenon that is types of mood used by the lecturer in teaching Reading. The setting of this research is in English Department, Universitas Dian Nuswantoro Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. The data are in the forms of utterances used by the lecturer in teaching Reading. Data collection was done by observing and taking notes on the teaching and learning process of Reading, video recording the teaching and learning process of Reading, viewing the data to show the completeness of the data, and transcribing the recorded data into the written forms. The were analyzed using qualitative data analysis offered by Creswell (2009), those are organizing and preparing data, coding and segmenting the written data into clauses,  identifying the type of mood, classifying the type of mood, and interpreting the data. The result showed that the type of mood mostly used by the lecturer in teaching Reading is declarative because the lecturer gives much information to the students to make the students understand the materials. Other types of mood used are interrogative and imperative ones.


Interpersonal meaning, mood types, systemic functional linguistics, teaching Reading

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24176/pro.v4i1.5778

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