AN ANALYSIS OF STUDENT ERROR IN WRITING Of RECOUNT TEXT
This study was carried out to find empirical evidence of the most common errors and the source of errors in recount text writing made by the seventh grade students of SMP Negeri 2 Tabanan. The method used in this study was a case study included as qualitative research. The data was presented in descriptive analysis way and the procedure of Error Analysis used is according to Ellis and Barkhuizen theory. The result of the study showed that there are the highest-three and the lowest-three errors made by the students. The highest-three common errors are capitalization with the number is 200 or 24% errors, word choice with the number is 110 or 13% errors and verb tense with the number is 105 or 13% errors. The lowest-three errors are 3 or 0% incomplete sentence errors, 13 or 2% meaning not clear errors and 21 or 2% singular-plural errors. Based on the total result types of errors, the writer found that the number of total source of errors are communication strategy has 428 or 51% source of errors, interlingual transfer has 295 or 35% source of errors, intralingual transfer has 94 or 11% source of errors, and context of learning has 20 or 2% source of errors.