The readability of reading texts on the English textbook

Hidayat, R. (2016) The readability of reading texts on the English textbook. In: International Conference: Role of International Languages toward Global Education System, 25 June 2016, IAIN Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Many English teacher in Indonesia use textbooks as the primary reading in their classroom. Generally, the textbooks written at a higher readability level than the grade level for which text is intended even published by the government, in this case Pusat Kurikulum dan Perbukuan, Balai Penelitian dan Pengembangan, Kementerian Pendidikam dan Kebudayaan. This research sought to explore the readability of textbook for use by Senior High School Grade XI Semester 1 student in the year 2014. The research question in this study was: What is the readability level of reading texts on the English textbook? This book used as the newest and first English textbook under Kurikulum 2013 at that time. In the study, Flesch Reading Ease Formula was chosen to analyze the reading texts. The formula were used to determine the readability level. The results show that the book were in Standard level with score 69.392. In other words, the reading texts was relatively suitable for eleventh grade students.

Item Type: Conference (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: readability, textbook, English text book
Subjects: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2003 Language Studies > 200302 English Language
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Bahasa > Program Studi Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Prodi Tadris Bahasa Inggris
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2018 02:23
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2018 02:23

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