|Judul||:||STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES IN WRITING ADJECTIVE PHRASES|
Students of EFL countries find it difficult to break down their ideas from their native language into English, and one of the difficulties is related to conduct adjective phrases. The objective of this research is to discover kinds of difficulties that students face in writing adjective phrases. Qualitative research is applied in order to explain the problem more specifically and descriptive method is employed to maintain alongside the approach used. Triangulation data turn to be the instruments which include documentation, questionnaire distribution and semi-structured interview. The class for participating in this research is 4th semester of English students in Pakuan University. Students are participating in documentation by compiling their essays to identify glitches in adjective phrases before questionnaire session. Meanwhile, interview session is conducted to the lecturer of the essay writing class. The result shows that error in addition (56.67%) becomes the highest rate, then selection (21.67%), omission (15%) and ordering (6.67%). Associated with the reasons above, there are two major causes of students’ difficulties, namely interlingual and intralingual errors, but then the data show that students struggle in Mother Tongue Interference.
Keywords: Writing Ability, Grammar, Interlingual Errors, Mother Tongue Interference (MTI)
|Tahun||:||2019||Media Publikasi||:||Jurnal Nasional Blm Akreditasi|
|Kategori||:||Jurnal||No/Vol/Tahun||:||2 / 3 / 2019|
|ISSN/ISBN||:||E-ISSN : 2550-0406|
|PTN/S||:||Universitas Pakuan||Program Studi||:||PENDIDIKAN BAHASA INGGRIS|