A Descriptive Study on Grammatical Errors of the Eighth Grade Students' Narrative Text Writing at SMPN 1 Wuluhan Jember in the 2013/2014 Academic Year
Ratih Juwita Maulida Thoyyibah
MetadataShow full item record
This research was intended to describe the grammatical errors of the eighth grade students' narrative text writing. The respondents of this research were all of the eighth grade students at SMPN 1 Wuluhan in the 2013/2014 academic year that were determined by using proportional random sampling by lottery. The design of this research was descriptive research. The data collection methods of this research were writing test,interview guide and documentation. Based on the results of writing test, the students made the grammatical errors in terms of syntactical errors and morphological errors. The students made 192 grammatical errors which were classified into 37 errors in producing simple past tense, 86 errors in the use of article, 24 errors in the use of preposition, 23 errors in the use of possessive inflection, 12 errors in the use of plural inflection and 10 errors in the use of past tense inflection. Based on the frequency of grammatical errors, it was known that the most grammatical errors made by the eighth grade students of SMPN 1 Wuluhan Jember is the errors in the use of articles as many as 86 errors and 45% as the percentage.
- SRA-Education