Metahumaniora
Vol 12, No 3 (2022): METAHUMANIORA, DESEMBER 2022

VERB FORMS OF ENGLISH AND SIKKA KROWE LANGUAGE: A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS

Estiana Jere (IKIP Muhammadiyah Maumere, Indonesia)
Rikardus Nasa (IKIP Muhammadiyah Maumere)



Article Info

Publish Date
06 Dec 2022

Abstract

This research was aimed at finding and describing about English and Sikka Krowe language verb forms, the similarities and differences of both language verb forms, the implications of the similarities and differences of English and Sikka Krowe language verbs in teaching English in EFL setting. This research was classified as a qualitative study. The techniques of data collection used in this research were interview and study document. The result of the research showed that both English and Sikka Krowe language verbs changed based on subjects. There are some verbs which do not change. The difference was that Sikka Krowe language verbs did not have any grammatical tense as in English. Each subject has its own verb form which is used for all times. English have six basic verb forms namely base, to infinitive, present, past, present participle and pas participle whereas Sikka Krowe language only has base forms which different for each subject. Since the difference of both language is caused by the grammatical tense of the verbs, the recommended methods which could be applied are grammar translation method and community language learning.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

metahumaniora

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Subject

Arts Humanities Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media Social Sciences

Description

Metahumaniora adalah jurnal dalam bidang bahasa, sastra, dan budaya yang diterbitkan oleh Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Padjadjaran sejak tahun 2012 dan bertujuan menyebarluaskan pemikiran-pemikiran konseptual maupun hasil riset yang telah dicapai dalam rumpun ilmu humaniora. Fokus dan ruang ...