An Error Analysis of Using Simple Past Tense in Students’ Recount Texts at SMA Negeri 1 Tanjungpinang

Fairera, Ayu An Error Analysis of Using Simple Past Tense in Students’ Recount Texts at SMA Negeri 1 Tanjungpinang. An Error Analysis of Using Simple Past Tense in Students’ Recount Texts at SMA Negeri 1 Tanjungpinang.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to know whether the students make errors, to find the types of errors the students made, and to explain the most frequent errors made by students in using simple past tense of their recount text writings, where recount text is a text that indicates to tell past event. The types of errors in this study is divided into four categories; addition, omission. misformation, and misordering. In this study, the researcher used descriptive qualitative method to describe students’ errors. Therefore, this research took the tenth grade students of SMA Negeri 1 Tanjungpinang as the research subject.The students were chosen by using simple random sampling. The students were asked to write autobiography recount text so that the students’ writings could be analyzed. To analyze the data, the data were categorized and described based on the each types of errors. The findings showed that there are 300 errors made by the students. After recapitulating the data, the researcher found the students made errors of addition (55 errors or 18.45%), errors of omission (46 errors or 15.43%), errors of misformation (188 errors or 63.08%), and errors of misordering (9 errors or 3.02%). It can be concluded that errors of misformation is the most frequent error that students made. Keywords: Error Analysis, Simple Past Tense, Recount Text

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Ayu Fairera
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2018 04:01
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2018 04:01
URI: http://repository.umrah.ac.id/id/eprint/216

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