AN ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS’ DIFFICULTIES IN WRITING RECOUNT TEXT AT THE FOURTH SMESTER OF MUHAMMADIYAH KOTABUMI UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
Problems often faced by students while writing. They are often stuck and seem to have difficulty expressing their ideas in writing. From the assessment done by the lecturer, it is often found many errors in the students' writing on chapter reports. Finally, most of the errors are found in the content aspect, such as grammatical, vocabulary, punctuation, etc. what are the students' difficulties in writing recount text at the second Semester of the University of Muhammadiyah Kotabumi academic year 2021/2022?”The purpose of this research is to determine students' abilities and to explore students' difficulties in writing recount texts. In this study, the researcher took the second semester as the subject. The second semester class consisted of 37 students. In this case, the researcher took 3 second semester students for writing tests and interviews as the research instruments. The results of the study show that the results that can be concluded are that the difficulties faced by students are still grammatical difficulties, spelling errors, and they have limited vocabulary to choose the appropriate diction. It is recommended for lecturers to give students more practice in writing to improve their vocabulary and grammar in writing recount texts.