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The Representation of Cultural Content In ELT Textbook for Middle School Students

Septiyana, Linda and Roza, Ahmad Subhan and Hardijanti, Lydia and Rekha, Agnira (2022) The Representation of Cultural Content In ELT Textbook for Middle School Students. METATHESIS: JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE AND TEACHING, 6 (2). pp. 247-261. ISSN 2580-2720

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The research aims to (1) identify the cultural materials in ELT textbook for middle school students; (2) analyze cultural elements that are presented in ELT textbook. This English textbook entitle English on Sky was written by Mukarto, Widya Kiswara, Sujatmiko Bambang Santoso, and Josephine Sri Murwani. In this research, the researchers used qualitative methods with analysis techniques. In data collection, the researchers used documentation technique with the steps were 1) reading textbook, 2) identifying cultural content in the textbook as well as checking them based on the theory of Cortazzi and Jin; 3) classifying cultural-based content; 4) encoding the data and 5) interpreting data. The result showed that there were 72 cultural contents that exist in the ELT textbook from the chapter one until thirteen. Based on the types ofcultural contents including: 46 items of source cultures, 14 items of target cultures and 12 items of international cultures. The elements of culture presented in this study are product, person, and practice. Elements of product appeared 54 items, person 9 items, and practice 9 items. Therefore, the ELT textbook entitle English on Sky is very recommended and helpful for the middle schools’ students to enhance their language skills, as well as improve their knowledge about culture.

Keywords: cultural content, ELT textbook, cultural elements

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Kependidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aan Gufroni .
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2023 08:53
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2023 08:53

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