AGUSARI , NDARI (2010)
This research paper is mainly intended to find out whether or not the English textbook used for the first year students of Senior High School entitled Look Ahead: An English Course 1 is compatible with indicators of the language skills suggested by School Level-based Curriculum. This research applies descriptive qualitative research. In collecting the data, the writer uses documentary analysis especially in content analysis as the instrument. The data are analyzed by these steps; (1) presenting the materials, (2) comparing the materials, (3) judging whether the English textbook is appropriate with the School Level-based Curriculum, (4) drawing conclusion. The result of the analysis shows that the percentage of the compatibility of the language skills developed in the textbook is 60,2%. It means that the textbook is good in developing language skills suggested by School Level-based Curriculum. The language skills which are developed in the textbook involved: the compatibility of listening material is 58,6% or good with the listening indicators suggested by School Level-based Curriculum, the compatibility of speaking material is 48,1% or fair with the speaking indicators suggested by School Level-based Curriculum, the compatibility of reading material is 75% or good with the speaking indicators suggested by School Level-based Curriculum, the compatibility of writing material is 68,7% or good with the writing indicators suggested by School Level-based Curriculum. This study implies that the textbook entitled Look Ahead: An English Course 1 is good materials to support the learning process especially in listening, reading, and writing. The materials of speaking skill in this textbook are not adequate, so the speaking teaching-learning process needs the other material to support the speaking lesson.
Jumat, 18 Maret 2011
AN ANALYSIS OF THE COMPATIBILITY OF LOOK AHEAD: AN ENGLISH COURSE 1 TEXTBOOK WITH THE SCHOOL LEVEL-BASED CURRICULUM