An Error Analysis on Students’ Writing of Descriptive Text at SMK Negeri 1 Pedan, Klaten
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- Descriptive Text; English Language Teaching; Error Analysis
This study aims to determine the types of errors and causes of errors made by 10th grade students of SMK Negeri 1 Pedan in writing descriptive texts. This type of research is descriptive qualitative using the error analysis method. The subjects of this study were 30 students of SMK Negeri 1 Pedan who were then categorized and taken into 12 students and 2 teachers. This study used document review and interview techniques in data collection. The data of this study were taken from the works of students who sent their descriptive texts a person, famous figure or place through emails. 12 students and 2 teachers had problems with interlingual transfer, intralingual transfer and context of learning, the results of this study indicate that there were several errors that occured namely 1) spelling error 2) punctuation error 3) grammar error 4) usage error. From the results of this study, the types of errors that often appeared and made by the students were spelling error. The reasons why students made these errrors as follow: 1) students were not thorough 2) not understanding of English vocabulary 3) lack of understanding the material. Even though they experience some difficulties, students are still trying to do the assignment given and have enthusiasm when describing the character as seen from the results.
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TY - CONF AU - Ridwan Ari Murti AU - Susiati AU - Belva Amalia Destaty AU - Sally A. Jarin PY - 2022 DA - 2022/05/18 TI - An Error Analysis on Students’ Writing of Descriptive Text at SMK Negeri 1 Pedan, Klaten BT - Proceedings of the International Conference of Learning on Advance Education (ICOLAE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1166 EP - 1173 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220503.130 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220503.130 ID - Murti2022 ER -