Suhono, Umar Al Faruq A. Hasyim (2016) Language Interference In Efl Students‟ Composition Of Iaim Nu Metro

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This study is meant to analyze language interference ma de by English Foreign Language (EFL) students of IAIM NU Metro in their English composition. For this purpose, an empirical study was conducted. More specifically, this study attempted to find out the type of interference, the frequency of each type, and t he factors in contribution in language interference. The researchers used descriptive - qualitative research. The data were taken through elicitation technique and documentation. The results of this study demonstrate that the students made types of interfere nce; syntactical interference and lexical interference. Syntactical interference divided into four categories: using of L1 structure in target language, using of L1 structure in English noun phrase, literal translation in negation of verbal sentence, and l iteral translation in negation of nominal sentence. Then lexical interference divided into four categories: loanwords, literal translation at level of word, li teral translation of L1 preposition, and literal translation of L1 adverb of manner.

Keywords : Language Interference, EFL Students of IAIM NU Metro


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