This material of speech Act Theory 1 is the first part of 3 parts of the speech act theory according my lecturing note and presentation on the subjects of discourse analysis in linguistics. My discourse analysis on speech act theory was base on review of the book “Approaches to Discourse” by Deborah Schiffrin, published by Blackwell in 1995. There are four parts in the chapter of Speech act theory; I make 3 parts separately publish in my blog. Speech act theory 1 is part 1 and an half of part 2. Part one of speech act theory 1 is introduction to speech act and an half of part two is about Defining Speech Act Theory, from Austin explanation. I make some example of the explanation in form of Bahasa Indonesia not in form of English language.
This is introduction of SpeechAct Theory 1