Zainuddin Zainuddin(1),
(1) Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni Universitas Negeri Medan Jln. Willem Iskandar Psr. V No. 1589, Medan 20221, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia  Indonesia

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The main purpose of this study was to investigate syntactic errors on extrovert and introvert EFL learners’ essay writing. The data were collected by classification technique from 20 essay writings of EFL learners (10 extroversions and 10 introversions) in Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia. The data were analyzed by using X-Bar Theory. The findings of this study indicated that there was a difference between extrovert and introvert in the number of syntax errors. In addition, the extrovert students made 10 types of errors with quantity of 108 while the introvert students only made 8 types of errors with quantity of 60.


Keywords: Writing, Syntax, Extrovert and Introvert.


Writing, Syntax, Extrovert and Introvert.


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