An Error Analysis on The Usage of Simple Past Tense in Writing Recount Text at The Tenth Graders of SMAN 1 Raman Utara

Nurmania, Efit (2012) An Error Analysis on The Usage of Simple Past Tense in Writing Recount Text at The Tenth Graders of SMAN 1 Raman Utara. Undergraduate thesis, IAIN Metro.

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Abstract

Everyone who learns a language produce error. The error occurring in the process oflearning a foreign language should be considered as natural process. There are manypurposes in studying students’ error that could be an important feedback for learnersthemselves. On the other hand, analyzing students’ error, the teacher not only can detectthe students’ difficulty in learning the target language, but also can determine theeffectiveness of certain method in teaching.

In this study, the writer formulated the problem such as: What error on the usage ofsimple past tense in writing recount text are made by the tenth graders of SMAN 1 RamanUtara?. The objective of study was to identify and classify the error on the usage of simplepast tense in writing recount text at the tenth graders of SMAN 1 Raman Utara.

A qualitative descriptive was used to approach the data. The writer took 27 studentsof the tenth graders of SMAN 1 Raman Utara as her purposive sample. The data werecollected by observation, test, interview and documentaion. Next, concerning to the processof researching, firstly, the writer observed the SMAN1 Raman Utara and documented thedata related to the school profile and also arranged the research instrument. Secondly, thewriter entered on the class to give the students writing test of recount text. An erroranalysiswas classifiedinto 4parts: error of omission, error of addition, error ofmisformation, and error of disorder.

The result of the analysis shows that: The error in writing recount text made by thetenth graders of SMAN 1 Raman Utara of 27 students are error of omission and disorder isthe highest proportion 23 students (85,2%). It is followed by error of addition 11 students(40,7%), and the last error is error of misformation 4 students (14,8%).The conclusion, the most error found in error of omission and error of disorder. Next,it is hoped that the teacher would make use of these results in their teaching learningprocess in order to minimize the students’ error.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2020 04:01
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2020 04:01
URI: http://repository.metrouniv.ac.id/id/eprint/2956

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