AN ANALYSIS ON ELEMENTS OF WRITING FOUND ON THIRD SEMESTER STUDENTS WRITING AT ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF CITRA BANGSA UNIVERSITY
Language is a communication tool in the form of a sound symbol system that is produced by human speech organs, in order to be able to interact and communicate with other people around us. In the world of education, we learn many languages. One of which is English language. English is an international language. In English, there are four skills that should be mastered, there are listening speaking, reading and writing. Writing skill is one of the difficulty skill, because writing skill is needed a creative thinking and skill in mastering that ability. The aim of this research is to know the elements of writing and to find out the dominant element of writing mostly found on third semester students writing at English Department of Citra Bangsa University. In this research the researcher analyzed the elements of writing found on students writing. The researcher used descriptive qualitative method to describe the data. The subjects in this research are the English three lecturer and the third semester students of English department at Citra Bangsa University. The data that researcher obtained through documentation and interview explain in description. The result of this research the central idea element get first rank, the element of organization get second rank, the element of supporting material get third rank, the element of expression, word choice and point of view get fourth rank and the element of spelling, grammar and punctuation get fifth rank.