Error Analysis of Students’ Written English Essay in a Biographical Narrative Context

  • Almas Rizkika Nabila, USWIM Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris Universitas Satya Wiyata Mandala
  • Yasmiatun ., SMAN 3 TUBAN SMAN 3 TUBAN
Keywords: Biographical Narrartive Text, Grammar Errors, Tenses


The primary concern of this study is to explore the kinds of errors made by second grade senior high school students in their written work. The writer focused on analysing and identifying the student’s grammatical error in writing biographical narrative context and concerned in analysing five aspects: sentence pattern, tenses, pronoun, preposition, punctuation and spelling in order to find the percentage of the grammar errors. The writer used qualitative research to describe and analyze students’ written work. The research showed that grammar errors made by the second year students in writing biographical narrative context are in tenses form as the highest errors.