English Language Teachers’ Practices of Textbook Adaptation Techniques
- 10.2991/assehr.k.200819.006How to use a DOI?
- Textbook adaptation, English teachers’ practice, textbook adaptation techniques Written in English
The principal purpose of this article was to present the kinds of adaptive techniques used by the English language teachers in the English textbook for students of Senior and Vocational high schools which was developed by the center for curriculum and textbook development under the ministry of education and culture of Indonesia. To conduct the research, qualitative research design was employed and the data were analyzed qualitatively. The data were collected from five English language teachers through document, observation and interview. The findings of this study showed that the English teachers at SMKN 6 Padang commonly applied the textbook adaptation with various techniques. However, the techniques used by the English teachers were still limited when compared to the techniques of textbook adaptation given in the literature. The result of data analysis revealed that the most common techniques used by the English language teachers were the expansion, re-writing, and abridging techniques. On the other hand, the extension, subtraction, and re-ordering were rarely implemented by the English Teacher at SMKN 6 Padang. Based on the result of this research, there are several suggestions can be drawn by the researcher; while adapting the textbooks, teachers should be familiar with the textbook adaptation techniques and apply them properly in line with the various theories proposed by experts.
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TY - CONF AU - Novita Umi Pratiwi AU - Jufrizal AU - Hamzah PY - 2020 DA - 2020/08/19 TI - English Language Teachers’ Practices of Textbook Adaptation Techniques BT - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Languages and Arts (ICLA-2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 28 EP - 31 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200819.006 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200819.006 ID - Pratiwi2020 ER -