An Evaluation of Indonesian English Textbook for Secondary School: Teachers’ Perspective
Susiati, Elok Mufidati
Available Online 15 October 2020.
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- evaluation, textbook, Cunningsworth’s criteria of a good text book, when English Rings a Bell
- This study aims to explore teachers’ views on the quality of When English Rings a Bell as a nationally used English handbook in Indonesia. Employing the criteria of a good textbook from Cunningsworth, the textbook was analysed. English teachers were interviewed to give their insights about the textbook based on their experiences and the national curriculum. The results show that some parts of the textbook are in line with the Cunninsworth’s criteria. Following this, the teachers mentioned that the textbook was appropriate with the learning objectives. It means the Cunningsworth’s criteria; the national curriculum and the teachers’ views were at the same vision in terms of the quality of a textbook. However, some drawbacks were found that first; there was still a need for teachers’ explanation in comprehending the textbook for students. Second, other supporting materials seemed to be important as some parts of the textbook were not fulfilled.
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TY - CONF AU - Susiati AU - Elok Mufidati PY - 2020 DA - 2020/10/15 TI - An Evaluation of Indonesian English Textbook for Secondary School: Teachers’ Perspective BT - Proceedings of the 5th Progressive and Fun Education International Conference (PFEIC 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 157 EP - 161 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201015.024 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201015.024 ID - Susiati2020 ER -