An error analysis on students’ business letters

2022 IJRSE – Volume 11 Issue 13

Available Online:  8 November 2022


Gomez, Dan
University of Mindanao, Philippines (


This study aimed to determine the common errors found in the business letters of students. This qualitative study error analysis utilizing students’ corpora. The result of this study would shed light in identifying possible intervention among the identified errors. The corpora were taken from the subject of business correspondence. The common errors of students were punctuation marks, diction, subject -verb agreement, spelling, capitalization and contraction. As to the teachers’ perspectives, the themes emerged were disappointment, reduce the number of students, lack of focus and exposure.

Keywords: error analysis, learners’ corpora, business letters, Philippines



Cite this article:
Gomez, D. (2022). An error analysis on students’ business letters. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 11(13), 125-128.