ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER SPEECH ACT
The purpose of this study was to characterize, analyze, and explain the many types of locutionary, illocutionary, and perlocutionary speech acts used by teacher at SMP N 12 Tanjungpinang when teaching English. The researcher used a qualitative design with qualitative descriptive because the research results were in the form of sentences. The subject of this research is a teacher. Locutionary speech acts spoken by teachers and students in the process of learning English are 3 utterances, illocutionary speech acts are 6 utterances and perlocutionary speech acts are 12 utterances. Data collection was done by observation. The results showed that the teacher mostly produced the type of perlocutionary speech act. Teachers mostly produced perlocutionary speech acts in the process of learning English.