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Title: Acorpus-Basedresearai of Adjecfive+ Preposition Patterns Found in English as Second Language (ESL) Learners' Handout
Authors: Agustina, Rika
Husada, Hendro Setiawan
Keywords: adjectives;prepositions;COCA
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: Faculty of Language and Literature, Satya Wacana Christian University
Abstract: This corpus-based research attempted to analyze whether the Adjective + preposition patterns taught in Structure 4 course were commonly used in the English native speakers' real communication as reflected in a corpus. The primary data were taken from Structure 4 materials used by the Faculty of Language and Literature, Satya Wac ana Christian University. Meanwhile, language samples gotten from Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) became the secondary data. The patterns of Adjective + Preposition were grouped into tvvo classifications, the rnaj or and minor usages. The results of this research showed that materials of Structure 4 coursereflected the major usage of the English real communication. 51 percent of Adjective + Preposition patterns written on the handout were used as the rnaj or usage in the realcornrnunication of Englishnative speakers. Meanwhile, the 49 percent reflected the minor usage of the patterns.
Description: English.Edu, Vol. 9, No. 2, July 2009, p. 109-122
ISSN: 1412-5161
Appears in Collections:English.Edu 2009 Vol. 9 No. 2 July

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