ERROR ANALYSIS OF USING SIMPLE PAST TENSE BY THE SECOND GRADE STUDENTS OF ESCOLA DE HOSPITALIDADE E TURISMO BECORA, DILI TIMOR LESTE

Agostinho dos Santos Gonçalves, Charles Fatima Guterres, Samuel Amaral

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The problem of the study are Formulated as follows: (1) What types of Errors made by Second Grade students of Escola de Hospitalidade e Turismo Becora-Dili in the school year 2019 in using Simple Past Tense in English ? ( 2 ) What causes the students made errors in using Simple Past Tense? The main objectives of study are to describe the types of errors of simple past tense made by the students and the causes of errors of simple past tense. In this study the writer used qualitative descriptive method in order to analyze and describe the level of students in using Simple Past Tense in Escola de Hospitalidade e Turismo Becora - Dili in the school year 2019. The respondent of this study were 21 students. The test was conducted of 20 items test of error analysis. The result of the researched showed that the researcher found the most dominant error students made is error of misformation with the percentage is 34.04% or amount 48 errors. The other percentage of errors are 28.37% or 40 for error of omission, 26.95% or 38 for error of Misordering and 10.64% or 15 for error of addition.

Keyword: Error Analysis, Using Simple Past Tense


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