AN ERROR ANALYSIS OF PREPOSITION OF PLACE IN STUDENTS’ DESCRIPTIVE TEXT WRITING AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF MTs YAPENBAYA KATIBUNG SOUTH LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018

Lembayung, Tiara (2018) AN ERROR ANALYSIS OF PREPOSITION OF PLACE IN STUDENTS’ DESCRIPTIVE TEXT WRITING AT THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE EIGHTH GRADE OF MTs YAPENBAYA KATIBUNG SOUTH LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2017/2018. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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This research was conducted based on the phenomena happened in the school. Even though descriptive text is not easy for students, and they have ever written or read some descriptive text, but they do some errors, especially in using preposition of place. Therefore, this thesis discussed the errors analysis in using preposition of place in descriptive text writing. The objective of this research to find out the errors done by students in using preposition of place, and to know the proportion (frequency and percentage) of errors made by students at the first semester of the eighth grade of MTs YAPENBAYA Katibung South Lampung in the Academic Year of 2017/2018. This research is descriptive qualitative research. The writer sees the phenomenon of the research of the moment at the certain time. In this case, the writer identified and described the errors made by students in descriptive text writing especially in using preposition of place, and finally, classified the errors based on Surface Strategy Taxonomy. After that, the writer calculated the frequency and percentage. The population of this research was the eighth grade students of MTs YAPENBAYA Katibung South Lampung. The writer used purposive sampling technique to take the sample. The sample taken was one class, VIII B which consisted of 26 students. In collecting the data, the writer used students’ task as the research instrument, the researcher took one assignment to know the students’ errors in using preposition of place based on surface strategy taxonomy. The result of the research, the writer found that there are 120 items errors made by the students based on Surface Strategy Taxonomy. The students made errors in each type of them. They are omission, addition, misformation, and misordering error. The proportion (frequency and percentage) of each the error types are 27 items of omission, the percentege is (22.50 %), 32 items of addition, the percentage is (26.66 %), 54 items of misformation, the percentege is (45.00 %), and 7 items of misordering, the percentage is (5.83%). So in this writer found that misformation an error was the highest. Keywords: Error Analysis, Descriptive Text, Preposition of Place

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
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Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2018 03:31
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2018 03:31
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/2992

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