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STUDENTSÂ’ ERROR IN USING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AT SMK PGRI WLINGI IN WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT

KUSUMAWATI, PRITA (2013) STUDENTSÂ’ ERROR IN USING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AT SMK PGRI WLINGI IN WRITING DESCRIPTIVE TEXT. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

In every learning process mistakes are always involved. However, mistakes are needed to improve the language skills and language acquisition. There are four language skills that have to be learned by the students of second language. They are speaking, listening, reading and writing. In fact, most students may speak well but they are not able to write well. This research is aimed to find and analyze the error made by the students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. The purpose of this study were 1) To know what errors are made by students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text, and 2) To know how the frequency of occurrence of the errors made by students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. This research used both of descriptive qualitative and quantitative research design. To collect the data the researcher used test as the instrument. The type of the test was composition test. In this case to find out the frequency of occurrence of the errors the researcher used a formula. In analyzing the data, this research used descriptive analysis to describe the result of the computation. The result of this research showed that: First, it was found that there were three kinds of error made by students in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. They are: (1) Omission error, (2) Addition error, (3) Misformation error. Second, it was found that (1) the frequency of omission error was 66.67%. (2) The frequency of Addition error was 16.67%. (3) The frequency of misformation error was 16.67%. The frequency of the total of all error was 4.58%. The most dominant errors occurred in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text was omission error. In every learning process mistakes are always involved. However, mistakes are needed to improve the language skills and language acquisition. There are four language skills that have to be learned by the students of second language. They are speaking, listening, reading and writing. In fact, most students may speak well but they are not able to write well. This research is aimed to find and analyze the error made by the students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. The purpose of this study were 1) To know what errors are made by students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text, and 2) To know how the frequency of occurrence of the errors made by students of SMK PGRI Wlingi in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. This research used both of descriptive qualitative and quantitative research design. To collect the data the researcher used test as the instrument. The type of the test was composition test. In this case to find out the frequency of occurrence of the errors the researcher used a formula. In analyzing the data, this research used descriptive analysis to describe the result of the computation. The result of this research showed that: First, it was found that there were three kinds of error made by students in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text. They are: (1) Omission error, (2) Addition error, (3) Misformation error. Second, it was found that (1) the frequency of omission error was 66.67%. (2) The frequency of Addition error was 16.67%. (3) The frequency of misformation error was 16.67%. The frequency of the total of all error was 4.58%. The most dominant errors occurred in using simple present tense in writing descriptive text was omission error.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English Language Education
Depositing User: Mrs Fatimah Azzahra
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 03:27
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 03:27
URI : http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/27105

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