An Error Analysis on The Use of Past Tense in Narrative Text

Susanti, Mega Putri (2017) An Error Analysis on The Use of Past Tense in Narrative Text. Undergraduate thesis, Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo.

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The purpose of this study is to analyze of student’s errors on the use of past tense in Narrative text based on the problem that students felt confused about using past tense in their writing especially Narrative text. The method of study is qualitative descriptive. The subject of study researcher chose 8 F class (2016/2017) in SMP Negeri 1 Candi, Sidoarjo. The result show that the reseacher found four types of errors : omission, addition, misformation, misodering. Then, the researcher found the highest error made by students is misformation with 52 % percentages. This problem influenced by student felt confused to understand simple past because they did not know the meaning and differences between regular verb and irregular verb. Therefore, students claimed if they seldom to practice writing paragraph.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Error Analysis, Past Tense, Narrative Text
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teaching and Education Science > School of English Languange Education
Depositing User: pbi umsida
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2018 17:53
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2018 17:53

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