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TYPES OF GRAMMATICAL ERRORS IN THE ESSAYS WRITTEN BY FOURTH-SEMESTER STUDENTS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT, PETRA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

L, PRAYOGO EDWARD and Kuntjara, Ester Harijanti (2012) TYPES OF GRAMMATICAL ERRORS IN THE ESSAYS WRITTEN BY FOURTH-SEMESTER STUDENTS OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT, PETRA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY. K@ta Kita, 1 (1). pp. 230-238.

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    Abstract

    This study deals with errors which include tenses (verb forms), number agreement, and active-passive voice, word order, and word formation on students’ essays.The purpose of this study is to find out the types of errors committed by the students in Written 4 class based on five categories which are addition, omission, misformation, misordering and blends. The writer found that the most frequent error is misformation, especially the misformation of verbs and nouns. In conclusion, the students committed misformation, misordering, addition, omission, and blends errors and misformation is the most commonly committed error which is found in their essays.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Grammatical errors, error analysis, students’ essays, second language writing.
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Faculty of Letter > English Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2013 20:51
    Last Modified: 20 Jun 2013 20:51
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/16035

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