An Analysis of Errors in English Writing: A Case Study the Third Semester Students of UBSI

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Title An Analysis of Errors in English Writing: A Case Study the Third Semester Students of UBSI
 
Creator Nurmalia, Lia
Nuraeni, Cicih
 
Subject Linguistics; Error Analysis; Writing
 
Description The objectives of this research are to know the errors in the third semester students’ writing of Bina Sarana Informatika University and the most frequent error. It is concerned to the grammatical and semantic and substance errors. The data is analyzed by using James’ theory in (Mungungu, 2010). The findings show that errors done by the students are spelling 50.9%, fragment 15.7%, punctuation 9.8%, adjective 3%, subject- verb agreement 3.9%, preposition 3.9%, capitalization 3.9%, tenses 2%, verb 2%, literal translation 2%. It can be concluded that the most frequent error is spelling. It because the students missed a letter, added more letter in a word, and exchange the letter. While In grammatical category, the most frequent error is fragment. It is because the most students do not put a subject in a sentence.
 
Publisher Masyarakat Linguistik Indonesia Universitas Andalas
 
Contributor
 
Date 2021-04-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://arbitrer.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/arbitrer/article/view/184
10.25077/ar.8.1.46-50.2021
 
Source JURNAL ARBITRER; Vol 8, No 1 (2021); 46-50
2550-1011
2339-1162
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://arbitrer.fib.unand.ac.id/index.php/arbitrer/article/view/184/151
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Lia Nurmalia, Cicih Nuraeni
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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