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The English inflectional suffixes used by efl young learners in their writing

Tedjowahyudi, Olivia (2007) The English inflectional suffixes used by efl young learners in their writing. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.

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Abstract

The present study was conducted to find out the English inflectional suffixes of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) young learners. This study was aimed to investigate the types of English inflectional suffixes mostly used, both correctly and incorrectly, by the students. Besides, the writer also try to find the error category involved and its frequency. The writer used the relevant theory proposed by Dulay, Burt, and Krashen (1972) as her main review of related literature. This research was a qualitative research. The writer got the data from written work of the 3rd grade-junior high students on the given test. She found that (-`s) `possessive? was the most frequent of English inflectional suffixes used correctly while (-ed2) `past participle? was the most frequent of English inflectional suffixes that is incorrectly used. Also, she found out that misformation is the error category that occurring most.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: inflectional suffixes, error category, morphological
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Admin
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 18:48
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2011 20:49
URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/163

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