An Analysis of Students’ Grammatical Errors in Writing Descriptive Text by Using Picture of 7th-Grade SMPN 05 Tamansari

Dwi Irnawati
Erfina Rodiah Saputri
Lusia Linda Bili

Abstract


Writing is one of the abilities that students must have in learning English. But in reality, it is not as easy as we imagined, many students who still have difficulty in writing. They also make some errors in writing, such as errors in grammar. In this research, the formulation of the problem is about types of grammatical errors that students often make in writing descriptive text. The purpose of this study is to determine the grammatical errors that students make in writing descriptive text. The method used in this study was qualitative descriptive and the subjects of the study were all 7th-grade students of SMPN 05 Tamansari. The data collection techniques used were interviews and documentation. Based on the data analysis, findings have shown that the highest grammatical errors that students often make is in accordance to verb-verb groups (33.98%), the second is about sentence structure (12.11%), the third is noun-noun groups (10.15%), and the last is on the errors of preposition (7.17 %).


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writing, grammatical error, descriptive text

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30998/scope.v5i1.6628

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