The Analysis of the Use of Prepositional Phrase in National Column of The Jakarta Post

Bilal Amru(1*), Nurjanah Nurjanah(2), Nina Dwiasatuty(3)

(1) Universitas Indraprasta PGRI
(2) Universitas Indraprasta PGRI
(3) Universitas Indraprasta PGRI
(*) Corresponding Author


The aim of this research is to know the use of prepositional Phrases especially of the use of Adjectival Prepositional Phrases and also Adverbial Prepositional Phrases. This research was taken from “The Jakarta Post” newspaper” which is a daily published English newspaper in Jakarta. The approach of this research using the descriptive qualitative which drive at the facts that are found sistematically and factually. The writers involve themselves as an instrument of the research because in doing the research, the writers can make other people involve in collecting the data since the technic of the research itself is literary works that will be conducted by the writers themselves.The research revealed that: from the 1st, to the 2nd , to the 3rd, to the 4th edition of the news available in National Column of “The Jakarta Post” newspaper that the amount of the existence of the Adverbial Prepositional Phrases are higher than the amount of the existence of the Adjectival Prepositional Phrases.


Prepositional Phrase, Adjectival prepositional phrase, Adverbial prepositional phrase, National Column, “The Jakarta Post”

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