Tindak Tutur Direktif dalam Pidato Presiden Joko Widodo di Masa Pandemi Covid-19
The directive speech act is a speech act that functions to encourage the speech partner to do something as desired by the speaker. Speech is an activity of speaking in public that conveys information aimed at many people. Speeches are only delivered by certain people such as the president, governors, mayors, and so on. A speech act is a speech that has a directive meaning which functions to influence other people to do something as desired by the speaker. This study aims to obtain an objective picture of the directive speech acts in President Joko Widodo's speech during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research uses a qualitative approach. The research found that directive speech acts include a form of the command with a commanding function, a form of request with a function of asking, an invitation form with an inviting function and a form of advice with an advise function.