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The Grammatical errors made by english 2 students of the Communication Department of Petra Christian University in their written work

Veronica, Veny (2007) The Grammatical errors made by english 2 students of the Communication Department of Petra Christian University in their written work. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

This study is about the grammatical errors made by English 2 students of the Communication Department in their written work. The data of this research were taken from the first writing assignment of fifteen students of English 2 class. The writer asked the help from one of the students to borrow her friends? assignment and analyzed it. Then, on the basis of Richards? theory (1974), she classified the errors into relevant type namely errors in the production of verb groups, errors in the distribution of verb groups, miscellaneous errors, errors in the use of prepositions, errors in the use of articles, and errors in the use of questions. Concerning the analysis, the writer analyzed the errors, categorized them based on the theory of Richard (1974) and she also provided the correct form of the grammatical error. At the end of analysis, she found out the most frequent error made by the subjects of this research. The result showed that errors in the distribution of verb groups gain the highest percentage. Then, the next was errors in the use of prepositions, errors in the production of verb groups, errors in the use of articles and miscellaneous errors. As the conclusion, the writer thinks that the students are still poor in grammar since there were many basic errors occurred in their composition.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: grammatical errors, error categories
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
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Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2011 09:31
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/11713

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