• Wahyuni . English Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and education, University of Pasir Pengaraian
  • Rivi Antoni English Study Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and education, University of Pasir Pengaraian


Error Analysis, Personal Pronouns, Writing, Narrative Text.


The  purpose  of  this  research  was  to  find  out  the  types  of  students’ error  in  using  personal  pronouns  in  writing  narrative  text.  The  indicators are:  (1)  Omission,  (2)  Addition,  (3)  Selection,  (4)  Ordering.  By  those indicators, the  researcher  would  know  the  kinds  of  error  that  made  by  the students in using  personal  pronouns  in  writing  narrative  text.  This  was  a   qualitative   descriptive  study.   The  population was tenth grade students of  SMAN  1  Rambah  Samo.  The  samples  were  29  student,  that  taken  by using  random  sampling  technique.  The  instrument  was  writing  test.  From the  finding  of  the  study,  it  can  be  seen  in  the  high  frequency  error  was made  by  students  was  error  of  selection  with  75  errors, which  means 60 %  of  error  total.  The  next  most  error  made  by  the  students  was  error  of ordering  with  23  errors  or  19  %.  The  students  made  20  errors  of  error  of omission or 16 %. They also  made 6 errors of addition or 5 %. As a result, it  can  be  concluded  that  the  students  still  have  problem  in  using  personal pronouns in writing narrative text.


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