THE USE OF PASSIVE VOICE IN THE METHODOLOGY CHAPTER OF THE STUDENTS’ FINAL REPORTS

SAKINAH, - (2018) THE USE OF PASSIVE VOICE IN THE METHODOLOGY CHAPTER OF THE STUDENTS’ FINAL REPORTS. Other thesis, Politeknik Negeri Sriwijaya.

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Abstract

This final report describes the use of passive voice in the methodology chapter of the students’ final reports. The writer uses descriptive qualitative method, where the writer described the correct and incorrect passive voice from the methodology chapter of students’ final reports graduated in 2017. The writer uses random sampling, where the writer took 22 of the students’ final reports by choosing the thin final reports available in the bookcase in the English Department library of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. The writer analyzes the use of passive voice based on forms and types passive voice. The forms of passive voice that were found in the methodology chapter are simple present, simple past, present perfect, past perfect, present future, past future and modal verbs. The types of passive voice are with agent, without agent, and with to-infinitive. It could be concluded that from the data, there were found the correct passive voices usage is higher than the error usage. Finally, the writer found that there were 154 sentences of passive voice in the methodology chapters from 22 final reports, each methodology chapters consist 2 up to 7 pages and the correct passive voices consist 76% and the incorrect passive voice consist 24%. The most incorrect passive voices found in the simple present form, it because the students forgot the fomulas and the most correct passive voices usage are in passive simple past tense. The writer suggests the readers especially the students of English Department at State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya to be careful in writing. They should be careful with grammar especially passive voice, because if there is a mistake, it will affects the meaning of sentences.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Passive Voice, Students’ Final Reports, Introduction Chapter
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: English > Undergraduate Theses
Depositing User: Mrs Yulianti Hamid
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 03:14
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 03:14
URI: http://eprints.polsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6477

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