ERROR TYPES IN SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

  • Hafizah Rifiyanti Institut Bisnis dan Informatika (IBI) Kosgoro 1957
  • Dyah Utami Dewi Institut Bisnis dan Informatika (IBI) Kosgoro 1957

Abstract

The aim of this study is to identify the types of errors in subject-verb agreement. The basic mistakes made by students in subject-verb agreements are a lack of knowledge about sentence patterns and their types. The study applied a qualitative descriptive method. The study is to describe and classify the errors made by the students and identify which parts of the subject-verb agreement have the most errors. The data collection technique of this study is by collecting the results of a worksheet assessment on subject-verb agreement given to 89 students. The data is analyzed by investigating what types of errors the students make and what factors often occur in subject-verb agreement. The results of this indicate that there are errors made by students including: singular subject must agree with a singular verb as well as a plural subject must agree with a plural verb, errors in a compound subject, errors in using the verb of the form have, and errors in be verb. The study implies that grammar and sentence construction, particularly subject-verb agreements, are basic chapters that must be trained continuously and become an important fundamental goal before students learn other things in English.

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Published
2022-07-29
How to Cite
RIFIYANTI, Hafizah; DEWI, Dyah Utami. ERROR TYPES IN SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT. Jurnal Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Proficiency, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 1-10, july 2022. ISSN 2775-0450. Available at: <https://ejournal.uniska-kediri.ac.id/index.php/PROFICIENCY/article/view/2757>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.32503/proficiency.v4i2.2757.
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