THE POSITION OF SOURCE CULTURE IN THE CURRENT EFL TEXTBOOKS IN INDONESIA REFLECTED IN 3 RESEARCH FINDINGS

Maisaroh Rambe

Abstract


This research is motivated by the author's tendency to use source culture as the material. So that books and journals that become teaching materials contain a lot of source cultural material as material in the teaching and learning process between educators and students. Based on this background, the authors are interested in examining more deeply with research questions, namely why book authors tend to take source culture as material and what are real examples of cultural values reflected in textbooks.The research method used in this study is a qualitative research method with the type of library research. Thus the data collection method used is observation. Observations were made on three journals that have been selected as data for analysis, namely analysis of the cultural content of third grade English textbooks in Cianjur, West Java, Cultural content in Indonesian case English teaching textbooks (ELT), Analysis of cultural content in Pathway textbooks. to English for the second grade of high school. The theory used as an analytical knife is the theory of Cortazzi and Jin (1999) which examines culture. The results of the analysis show that there is a tendency for the authors to choose local culture as a teaching material, as evidenced by 13.11% in Faris journal


Keywords


Source Culture; EFL; Textbook



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15548/rielt.v7i2.4035
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