Content Analysis Of Vocabulary Material In Bahasa Inggris Textbook

Indah Nurul Arifah


Most significant issues in teaching English is most English textbooks do not systematically deal with vocabulary. This research uses a content analysis study using descriptive qualitative analysis. The procedure used in collecting data was the observation of an English textbook entitled “Bahasa Inggris” textbook for Senior High School Grade XII Published by Kemendikbud 2018 as the subject of this study this study aims to determine how vocabulary material presented and what percentage of vocabulary material presented in “Bahasa Inggris” textbook. This study is focus of vocabulary material based on criteria vocabulary analysis proposed by Murcia (1991). The results of the study showed that, the vocabulary material are presented in form vocabulary builder. Next result, first, the vocabulary items were used in appropriate contexts with percentage 33%. Second, the vocabulary items are presented in variety ways with percentage 21%. Third, the new vocabulary is repeated in sub sequent lesson with percentage 27%. Last, there is vocabulary exercise in each chapter with percentage 19%. So, the conclusion from that result, the vocabulary material in “Bahasa Inggris” textbook was match with vocabulary analysis proposed by Murcia and appropriate sufficient to apply as media in teaching-mastering process.


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