An Analysis of Students’ Error in Applying Punctuation Marks in Writing Paragraph: A Case Study at First Semester Students of English Department of FKIP UNRAM Academic Year 2015/2016

SUFIYANI, IRMA ALIF (2016) An Analysis of Students’ Error in Applying Punctuation Marks in Writing Paragraph: A Case Study at First Semester Students of English Department of FKIP UNRAM Academic Year 2015/2016. S1 thesis, Universitas Mataram.

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Abstract

This study is entitled ‘An Analysis of Students’ Error in Applying Punctuation Marks in Writing Paragraph: A Case Study at First Semester Students of English Department of FKIP UNRAM Academic Year 2015/2016’. The aims of this study are to find out the problems that students have in applying punctuation mark and also the factors that may cause the problems. The population of this study is the whole number of the first semester students that is 80 students at writing class in English Department of FKIP University of Mataram in academic year 2015/2016. I used purposive sampling, the sample was A class (27 students). To analyze the data, I also used two kinds of instrument: test and interview. By using descriptive quantitative method, I counted student’s result and found that the most dominant errors of punctuation is dash (13,32%). The result of interview showed that factors causing students in making punctuation errors in writing paragraph are they lack of accurate punctuation placement, vocabulary, grammar and they also lack of knowledge about the use of punctuation mark.

Item Type: Thesis (S1)
Keywords (Kata Kunci): Writing Skill, Paragraph, Punctuation Mark.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Depositing User: Ahmadi S.Si
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2017 07:40
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2017 07:40
URI: http://eprints.unram.ac.id/id/eprint/181

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