Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Analysis of Readability Discourse Level and Authenticity of “Sahabatku Indonesia” for BIPA Level C1 Textbook by Indonesia’s Language Agency Based on the Fry Chart

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295080,
        author={Rishe Purnama Dewi and R. Kunjana Rahardi and Yuliana  Setyaningsih and Septina  Krismawati},
        title={Analysis of Readability Discourse Level and Authenticity of “Sahabatku Indonesia” for BIPA Level C1  Textbook by Indonesia’s Language Agency  Based on the Fry Chart},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd Konferensi BIPA Tahunan by Postgraduate Program of Javanese Literature and Language Education in Collaboration with Association of Indonesian Language and Literature Lecturers, KEBIPAAN, 9 November, 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={KEBIPAAN},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={readability readability level the fry chart discourse authenticity},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295080}
    }
    
  • Rishe Purnama Dewi
    R. Kunjana Rahardi
    Yuliana Setyaningsih
    Septina Krismawati
    Year: 2020
    Analysis of Readability Discourse Level and Authenticity of “Sahabatku Indonesia” for BIPA Level C1 Textbook by Indonesia’s Language Agency Based on the Fry Chart
    KEBIPAAN
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-11-2019.2295080
Rishe Purnama Dewi1,*, R. Kunjana Rahardi1, Yuliana Setyaningsih1, Septina Krismawati1
  • 1: Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: budimanrishe@usd.ac.id

Abstract

One of the requirements for a good textbook is to have the adequate readability discourse level. BIPA Textbook published by Indonesia’s Language Agency needs to be investigated whether it has good readability level. Therefore, this study aims to measure the readability discourse level in the BIPA textbook which is considered to have one of discourse readability requirements. In addition, this study also examines the authenticity of the discourse of the book. The researchers asses the level of readability using the Fry chart and authenticity study for the analysis of each discourse. This research belongs to quantitative descriptive research. The data source of this research is the whole discourse contained in the Sahabatku Indonesia book published by Indonesia's Language Agency for level C1. The research results using the chart Fry found that five discourses are appropriate for the learning in level C1 BIPA with the category of “need instructional or guidance of the teacher”. Related to the level of discourse authenticity, the researchers found three discourse with high authenticity.