Journal of English Language and Pedagogy https://jurnal.ustjogja.ac.id/index.php/ELP <table cellpadding="2"> <tbody align="top"> <tr> <td width="100px">Journal Title</td> <td><strong>: <a href="https://jurnal.ustjogja.ac.id/index.php/ELP" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</strong></a><br /></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>ISSN</td> <td><strong>: <strong><a title="issn" href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1461218763" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2527-3655</a> (print) | <a title="issn" href="http://u.lipi.go.id/1490770996" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2579-8782</a> (online)</strong></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>DOI Prefix</td> <td><strong>: Prefix 10.36597 </strong>by <img src="http://ijain.org/public/site/images/apranolo/Crossref_Logo_Stacked_RGB_SMALL.png" alt="" height="14" /></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Editor in Chief</td> <td><strong>: <a href="http://sinta2.ristekdikti.go.id/authors/detail?id=6116888&amp;view=overview" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Hanandyo Dardjito</a><br /></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Publisher</td> <td><strong>: <a href="http://mpd.ustjogja.ac.id/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Direktorat Pascasarjana Pendidikan, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa</a></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Frequency</td> <td><strong>: <a href="https://jurnal.ustjogja.ac.id/index.php/ELP/issue/archive" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2 issues per year</a></strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">Citation Analysis</td> <td><strong>: <a href="http://sinta.ristekbrin.go.id/journals/detail?id=5970" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sinta</a> | <a href="https://scholar.google.co.id/citations?hl=id&amp;user=fBKlwq4AAAAJ">Google Scholar</a> | <a href="http://garuda.ristekbrin.go.id/journal/view/16778" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Garuda</a><br /></strong></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="justify"><strong><strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</strong></strong> is an official scientific journal of the Direktorat Pascasarjana Pendidikan, Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Indonesia. <strong><strong><strong>Journal of English Language and Pedagogy</strong></strong> </strong>is a refereed publication devoted to research articles, and reports concerned with the teaching and learning of English, language in education, language planning, language testing, curriculum design and material development, multilingualism and multilingual education, discourse analysis, and translation. The Journal is published twice a year (June and December).</p> Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa en-US Journal of English Language and Pedagogy 2527-3655 Spelling errors found in descriptive writing among seventh-graders of lower secondary school in Klaten district https://jurnal.ustjogja.ac.id/index.php/ELP/article/view/12719 <p><strong>Abstract</strong>: This study aims to investigate errors found among seventh-graders’ descriptive writing of SMP N 2 Trucuk, Klaten district, Indonesia. This study used a qualitative descriptive approach. Data collected from notes-taking technique from which the seventh-graders produced errors in their descriptive writing. Data analysis qualitatively identified seventh-graders’ descriptive writing. The results showed that there were errors found in the form of writing capital letters use, writing’s compound words, prepositions [at, to, and from], and punctuation marks [.] Errors in using capital letters included in naming geography at the beginning of sentences, capital letters used in people's names, and writing capital letters in the middle of sentences. Combination spelling errors. Errors in writing prepositions (at, to, and from). Error using punctuation.</p> <p><strong>Keywords</strong>: descriptive writing, spelling errors, language skills, use of spelling.</p> Jayus Ngumarno Erry Pranawa Suhud Eko Yuwono Septina Dyah Astuti Sri Budiyono Copyright (c) 2022 SRI BUDIYONO BUDI https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0 2022-06-10 2022-06-10 5 1 1 11 10.36597/jelp.v5i2.12719