An Error Analysis on The Use of Simple Present Tense in The Students’ Descriptive Text Among The Eight Graders of SMP N 1 Metro Kibang.

Mukarromah, Thoyyibatul (2018) An Error Analysis on The Use of Simple Present Tense in The Students’ Descriptive Text Among The Eight Graders of SMP N 1 Metro Kibang. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

This study was carried out to describe the kinds of errors on the use of simple present tense in the students’ descriptive textof writing subject made by the eight graders of SMP N 1 Metro Kibang. This study was also intended to give some contributions concerning the factors that influence the errors on the use of simple present tense in students’ descriptive text. This study is descriptive qualitative research. The writer had chosen the eight graders of SMP N 1 Metro Kibangin the academic year of 2017/2018and the subject were 47 students. The data were analyzed by using error analysis method. The error types were classified based on linguistic category, especially surface strategy taxonomy. The factors that influenced the errors were found out from the result of the interview. The result of this study showed that there were kinds of errors based on surface strategy taxonomy suchas omission of subject, omission of to be in the simple present tense, omission of –s/-es in the verb form, omission of prepositions, omission of –s/-es in the plural form, addition of s/-es in the singular form, addition of possessive marker (’s), addition of to be in the simple present tense, addition of preposition, misformation, and misordering. According to the result of the study, many errors in the students’ paper assignments were due to several factors. Meanwhile, the dominant factor was the students’ lack understanding of English grammar.From the result above, the writer concludes that the students were still making a lot of grammatical errors that were mainly influenced by the students’ lack understanding of English grammar.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2020 03:08
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2020 03:08
URI: https://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/2821

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