Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language and Language Teaching, ICLLT 2019, 12 October, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Secretary Students’ Need: A Content Analysis on English Textbook

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.12-10-2019.2292188,
        author={Annisa Nur Fatimah},
        title={Secretary Students’ Need:  A Content Analysis on English Textbook},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language and Language Teaching, ICLLT 2019, 12 October, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLLT},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={book analysis; content analysis; english textbook; esp; textbook quality},
        doi={10.4108/eai.12-10-2019.2292188}
    }
    
  • Annisa Nur Fatimah
    Year: 2020
    Secretary Students’ Need: A Content Analysis on English Textbook
    ICLLT
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.12-10-2019.2292188
Annisa Nur Fatimah1,*
  • 1: Polytechnic of Pratama Mulia, Surakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: anisa.nurfa@gmail.com

Abstract

The aims of this research are to (1) describe the quality of the existing English textbook used by the secretary students of the college in the teaching and learning; (2) explain the relevancy between the materials presented in the English textbook with the secretary students' need. The data were collected through some techniques, including analysis of the existing English textbook, interviews with the students and lecturers and distributing questionnaire to the students. The data collected were analyzed by using the model of Miles and Huberman, including data reduction, data display, and verifying conclusions [1]. The results of the research analysis are first the quality of the existing English textbook used by the secretary students does not represent the criteria of good a textbook that are adapted from Cunningsworth [2]. Second, the materials presented are categorized as general English; meanwhile, the secretary students need English lessons that focus on a specific field.