Grammatical Mistakes in Relation to English Competency Test

  • I Gusti Ayu Gde Sosiowati Udayana University
  • Ni Luh Ketut Mas Indrawati Udayana University
  • Ni Wayan Sukarini Udayana University
  • Ida Ayu Made Puspani Udayana University

Abstract

The research aims at finding out the freshmen’s ability on English grammar. This is very important activity so that the English department knows their level of ability so that the teaching materials can be determined. The test is about structure, taken from TOEFL. The theory used is the theory English Language Teaching, especially Testing by Harmer (2001), in which the test is used as diagnostic test. The result of the test will provide the information about three crucial points on grammar that must be developed. This will help the related teacher to decide what items should be taught so that by the end of the semester, at least most of the students can reach the level of Intermediate, that is the level in which the students are capable of doing conversations on routines, understanding lectures, understanding English TV programs (http://www.embassyenglish.com/student-life/your-level-of-english cited on 19 January 2015).

Author Biographies

I Gusti Ayu Gde Sosiowati, Udayana University
English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
Ni Luh Ketut Mas Indrawati, Udayana University
English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
Ni Wayan Sukarini, Udayana University
English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
Ida Ayu Made Puspani, Udayana University
English Department, Faculty of Arts, Udayana University
Published
2016-11-15
How to Cite
SOSIOWATI, I Gusti Ayu Gde et al. Grammatical Mistakes in Relation to English Competency Test. Lingual: Journal of Language and Culture, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 2, nov. 2016. ISSN 2527-6719. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/languange/article/view/25505>. Date accessed: 11 nov. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.24843/LJLC.2016.v02.i02.p02.
Section
Articles

Keywords

testing; gramatical; intermediate