Proceedings of the 11th International Applied Business and Engineering Conference, ABEC 2023, September 21st, 2023, Bengkalis, Riau, Indonesia

Research Article

Need Analysis of Making of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), an Android Based Application for English for Tourism and Hospitality (Etority), for Vocational Students

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-9-2023.2342988,
        author={Diah Paramita Sari and Nurmi  Hidayasari and Fanalisa  Elfa},
        title={Need Analysis of Making of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), an Android Based Application for English for Tourism and Hospitality (Etority), for Vocational Students},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 11th International Applied Business and Engineering Conference, ABEC 2023, September 21st, 2023, Bengkalis, Riau, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ABEC},
        year={2024},
        month={2},
        keywords={need analysis mall english for tourism and hospitality},
        doi={10.4108/eai.21-9-2023.2342988}
    }
    
  • Diah Paramita Sari
    Nurmi Hidayasari
    Fanalisa Elfa
    Year: 2024
    Need Analysis of Making of Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), an Android Based Application for English for Tourism and Hospitality (Etority), for Vocational Students
    ABEC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-9-2023.2342988
Diah Paramita Sari1,*, Nurmi Hidayasari1, Fanalisa Elfa1
  • 1: Politeknik Negeri Bengkalis
*Contact email: diah@polbeng.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to find out the needs of the students and lecturers of vocational higher education before developing MALL an android-based application for English for Tourism and Hospitality (Etority). The respondents of this research were 40 students and three lecturers of Language Department of the State Polytechnic of Bengkalis. Some questionnaires and interviews were used as instruments to find out the necessity, lack, and wants. The finding revealed that some macro skills of English related to Tourism and Hospitality which students and lecturers need as a necessity in the application were speaking, listening, writing and reading. For lack, the students had difficulties in vocabulary, pronunciation, and structure. Finaly, the students wanted Tour and travel, Airport, Hotel and Restaurant, Transportation, Historical Sites, Zoo, City Tour and Beach as the topic or module. In addition, each module was equipped by pictures, audio, and video.