ENGLISH CULTURAL ELEMENTS FOUND IN HIGH-SCHOOL ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS FOR TEFL IN PALEMBANG

Astrid, Annisa ENGLISH CULTURAL ELEMENTS FOUND IN HIGH-SCHOOL ENGLISH TEXTBOOKS FOR TEFL IN PALEMBANG. In: The 1st Sriwijaya University Learning and Education International Conference (SULE-IC) 2014, 16-18 May 2014, Palembang.

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      Abstract

      The study was undertaken to find out the English Cultural Elements found in three High School English textbooks in Palembang, to study how these cultural elements were presented in the textbooks, and to assess the English teachers’ perception of the elements. The study was conducted qualitatively. The objects were the English textbooks and the population was the English teachers. Three textbooks and 120 teachers chosen as samples. There are four kinds of findings. First, the 17 areas of English cultural elements were found within the texts in the Units of the textbooks. Second, the cultural elements were not presented in a special section but included in the Units of the textbooks. Third, In general the teachers’ perceptions of English cultural elements appeared to be at the average to unsatisfactory levels. Finally, the teachers hope the textbooks will contain English cultural elements commonly used by the native speakers in daily activities.

      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
      Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
      Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Science Education > Department of Language and Arts Education
      Depositing User: Dr, M.A. Hartono Hartono
      Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 07:46
      Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 07:46
      URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6800

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