Syntax Errors in English Writing

Authors

  • Andi Nur Reski English Education Department, Muhammadiyah University of Makassar

Keywords:

Syntax , Writing , English

Abstract

This paper discusses syntactic errors in English writing which are caused by inaccuracy in rules, principles, and processes that govern the structure of sentences. The aims of this paper are to know the syntactic errors in English writing. The method in conducting this paper, the author uses a descriptive method to analyse data. It is used to describe syntactic errors made by English students writing.

 

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2022-06-25