Analysis of Errors in Conjunction in Factual Genre Essay Middle School Students (SMP) in West Lombok Regency

1I Nyoman Sudika, Khairul Paridi, Moch. Asyhar

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Abstract:

Conjunction is a very important linguistic element in writing as a bearer of the total meaning of the ideas of a writing. The purpose of this study is to describe the errors of the use of conjunctions in the factual essays of junior high school students in West Lombok Regency, mainly related to the use of conjunctions at the phrase, sentence, and paragraph level. The research data was obtained through listening, documentation and introspection methods. The data that has been collected is analyzed using the matching method and the aggregatemethod. The results of the data analysis show that the use of conjunctions between sentences and between paragraphs are incorrect. However, based on the use of conjunctions in syntactic behavior can be classified into five types, namely; (a) mistakes in the use of coordinative conjunctions, (b) errors in the use of subordinative conjunctions, (c) errors in the use of correlative conjunctions, (d) errors in the use of conjunctions between sentences, and (e) errors in the use of conjunctions between paragraphs.

Keywords:

Error Analysis, Conjunctions, and Factual Essay Genre.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 4
Pages8872-8882