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An Error Analysis of Students’ Writing in Composing a Recount Text at Eighth Grade of SMPN 16 Kota Serang

Ade Irawan, Ade Irawan (2016) An Error Analysis of Students’ Writing in Composing a Recount Text at Eighth Grade of SMPN 16 Kota Serang. S1 thesis, Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa.

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The objectives of this research were aimed to find the errors and explain why those errors occurred in students‟ writing at eighth grade of SMPN 16 Kota Serang. To achieve the objectives, the researcher conducted qualitative case study research with content analysis as a method in analyzing students‟ error in writing. This content analysis took twenty five students‟ writing sample as corpus of the data. Then, researcher used questionnaire and interview as the instruments in confirming the result of the analysis. The data was analyzed through reducing, displaying, and drawing conclusion. The result of the analysis showed that omission and misformation were the types of error that frequently occurred in students‟ recount text writing. Both of type covered 89 or 30,79% of total errors. Then, the frequent source of error was in communication strategy. It took 78 or 33,19% of total errors. Based on the interview, it showed that students‟ main source of error also came from students‟ motivation. From these findings, it can be concluded that omission and misformation error were the most frequent error occurrences in students‟ writing with students‟ motivation and communication strategy as its error sources.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Thesis advisorSyafrizal, Syafrizal197601302001121001
Thesis advisorSidik, Eziz Japar1977055062010121007
Uncontrolled Keywords: Error, Writing, Surface Strategy Taxonomy, Error Analysis, Recount Text, Sources of Error
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: 02-Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
02-Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > 88203-Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Pusat
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2022 09:01
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2022 09:01

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