Function of Can as Modal in The Jakarta Post

Dewi Wulan Sari

Abstract


Modal is one from a lot of components in En-
glish Grammar. Based on the general expression of speakers
attitude, modal can has various functions such as permis-
sion, possibility, ability, request and order. The reasons why
the writer did this research are because the writer wanted
to nd out and explore the function of can. This research
discusses about can in The Jakarta Post. The problems of
this research are what the common function of can which
is used in The Jakarta Post is and what the function of
can that is used in The Jakarta Post is. The objectives of
the research are to nd out the most common function of
can which is used in The Jakarta Post and the function of
can that is used in The Jakarta Post. The scope of this re-
search is to analyze the functions of can in The Jakarta Post
which was published in March 11, 2011 and April 11, 2011.
This research uses qualitative method which is the result is
presented in description from. The results of this research
are the most common function of can which is used in The
Jakarta Post is ability and there are 3 sentences using can
as permission, 22 sentences using can as possibility, 75 sen-
tences show ability.

Keywords: can, function, modal, The
Jakarta Post


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