AN ERROR ANALYSIS IN USING SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT IN THE STUDENTS’ PARAGRAPH WRITING AT THE THIRD SEMESTER OF ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM OF UIN RADEN INTAN LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2016/2017

Diani, Winda (2018) AN ERROR ANALYSIS IN USING SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT IN THE STUDENTS’ PARAGRAPH WRITING AT THE THIRD SEMESTER OF ENGLISH EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAM OF UIN RADEN INTAN LAMPUNG IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF 2016/2017. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

Grammar is used both in oral and written communication by many people. It is an inseparable component of language that holds several parts of the language together so that it can produce meaning in communication. Subject verb agreement is one of basic rules in English that should be mastered by the students. This research dealt with the students' errors while using subject-verb agreement in their paragraph writing. Further, this research was aimed at finding out the types of subject-verb agreement errors mostly made by the students in using subject- verb agreement as well as analyzing these errors, and finding out the frequency and percentage towards them. The research methodology of this research was descriptive qualitative. The population of the research was taken from the students at the third semester of English Education Study Program of UIN Raden Intan Lampung in the academic year of 2016/2017 consisted of 198 students. In taking the sample of the research, the researcher used purposive sampling technique. The sample was class B consisting of 34 students. In collecting the data, the researcher used documentation. The source of analyzing the data in this study through documentation was taken from the students’ writing that were written by the third semester students of English Education Study Program of UIN Raden Intan Lampung in the academic year of 2016/2017. The result of data analysis showed that error on the final –s/-es was 14%. It was followed by the errors on singular and plural verb was 77%, and indefinite pronoun was 9%. In brief, the highest error made by the third semester students of English Department at UIN Raden Intan Lampung dealing with subject-verb agreement was on singular and plural verb (77%).

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: LAYANAN PERPUSTAKAAN UINRIL REFERENSI
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2018 03:18
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2018 03:18
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/3089

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