A case study of verb group error analysis from Kimeru learners of English in Imenti South Sub-county
The focus of the study was to analyze the errors in the English Verb group from sentences produced by Kimeru Learners .English in Imenti South Sub County . The area of research was two day Secondary schools; Ntharene Day Secondary school and Nyombayathi Day Secondary Schools. The target Population was drawn from Form three classes because it was assumed to be more exposed to English than their junior counterparts and had a little more time , than the form four, to spare for the research. The main source of data was a set of structured questions carefully selected to feature all areas of verb group such as main verb, tense, and modal auxiliaries. The collected data was described and possible causes of error explained using error analysis methodology. It was found that most errors were intralingual as a result of overgeneralization. A composition was used to supplement to findings from the structural set test. The study formulated the necessary recommendations.