STUDENTS ERRORS ANALYSIS IN CONSTRUCTING NEGATIVE AND INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES BY USING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AT THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP SWASTA KARTIKA 1-2 MEDAN

  • Rahmawati Wati Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Ruth Debora Saridame Sitompul Universitas Prima Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8113-4825
  • Prencis Triiswati Tinambunan Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Mirahati Harefa Universitas Prima Indonesia
  • Helmina Hepi Lismawati Laia Universitas Prima Indonesia

Abstract

The objectives of this research are to find out the kinds of errors and the dominant error at the first grade students of SMP Swasta Kartika 1-2 Medan in constructing negative and interrogative sentences by using simple present tense in academic year 2019/2020. This research is a qualitative research with a descriptive method. The sample of this research were the first grade students of SMP Swasta Kartika 1-2 Medan with 28 students in VII-3s’ class. The data were gathered by using written test which consisted of 20 questions and were analysed by the researchers with identify each error that made by the students. The findings showed there were 197 (35,55%) case of errors on misformation as a type of dominant; 177 (31,94%) case of errors on omission; 165 (29,78%) case of errors on addition; and 15 (2,70%) case of errors on misordering. In conclusion there were 4 kinds of errors, namely: omission, addition, misformation, and misordering. Where error of misformation was type of dominant errors.


 


Keywords: Error, Error Analysis, Simple Present Tense

Author Biographies

Rahmawati Wati, Universitas Prima Indonesia

Lecturer of Faculty of Teacher Training and English Education of University of Prima Indonesia

Ruth Debora Saridame Sitompul, Universitas Prima Indonesia

Students of English Education program, University of Prima Indonesia

Prencis Triiswati Tinambunan, Universitas Prima Indonesia

Students of English Education program, University of Prima Indonesia

Mirahati Harefa, Universitas Prima Indonesia

Students of English Education program, University of Prima Indonesia

Helmina Hepi Lismawati Laia, Universitas Prima Indonesia

Students of English Education program, University of Prima Indonesia

Published
2019-12-30
How to Cite
WATI, Rahmawati et al. STUDENTS ERRORS ANALYSIS IN CONSTRUCTING NEGATIVE AND INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES BY USING SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE AT THE FIRST GRADE STUDENTS OF SMP SWASTA KARTIKA 1-2 MEDAN. Edu-Ling: Journal of English Education and Linguistics, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 155-162, dec. 2019. ISSN 2621-5128. Available at: <https://journals.unihaz.ac.id/index.php/edu-ling/article/view/1030>. Date accessed: 26 feb. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.32663/edu-ling.v3i1.1030.

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