An Analysis of Students’ Error on the Use of Simple Preposition in Narrative Composition Made by the Eleventh Grade of SMK Tunas Karya Pekanbaru

muhammad taufik ihsan


The purpose of this research is to analyze the eleventh grade students’ error in using preposition in writing narrative text at SMK Tunas Karya Pekanbaru. This study was a descriptive research, the subject of this research was the eleventh grade students’ of SMK Tunas Karya Pekanbaru while the object of this research was students’ error in using preposition in writing narrative text. The researcher used purposive sampling technique to take the sample, there were 35 students as sample from 96 students. To collect the data the researcher used test. The test was conducted to know what types of errors were made by the students when they used preposition in writing narrative text. The result of the error analysis process showed that students committee error into three types: omission, insertion and selection. From the calculation of the data, error of insertion is the most frequent errors that done by the eleventh grade students of SMK Tunas Karya Pekanbaru with the percentage 41.9%. Moreover it is followed by error of omission with percentage 30.9%, and error of selection with percentage 27.1%.

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Indonesian Journal of Integrated English Language Teaching (p-ISSN 2355-5971)
Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan
Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau
Address: Jl. H. R. Soebrantas KM. 15 Tuahmadani, Tuahmadani Pekanbaru 

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