The Analysis of Students Pronunciation Error


  • Horia Siregar * Mail Universitas Muslim Nusantara Al Washliyah, Medan, Indonesia
  • Melisa Zuriani Hasibuan Universitas Muslim Nusantara Al Washliyah, Medan, Indonesia
  • (*) Corresponding Author
Keywords: Silent Letter; Students’ Pronuciation; Error

Abstract

This research is conducted to analysis of students’ pronunciation error of English silent letters. The problems should be answered in this research are: How is the students’ pronunciation ability of silent letters in English words and what are the students’ common errors in pronouncing English silent letters. The subject of the research is 40 students of Economic department at UMN Medan. The objects of this research are the students’ ability in pronouncing English silent letter and the students’ common error in pronouncing English silent letter. To collect the data, the writer applied technique the test. Then, the data is analyzed in descriptive qualitative method.The result of this research shows that mean score of students’ ability in pronouncing English silent letter is 61.05% that means in fair category. There are 20 kinds of silent letter in English and he writer get 14 of the the Students’ common error of silent letter

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Submitted: 2020-11-20 Published: 2020-11-30
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