The Content Validity of English Textbook for Vocational High School

Balqis Ardiningrum, Lulus Irawati, Fitra Pinandhita


This research was analyzed to describe the content validity of English textbook entitled English for SMK used for the twelfth-grade students' learning in Vocational High School based on a criterion of good EFL textbook. There were three criteria which is language type, layout and design, as well as the activities. This research adopted qualitative research methodology that applied content analysis. The student’s textbook was used as the source of the data. The data was collected using documentation, verified by asking external response, and used a checklist to collect the data in the form of a table. The result of the reseach revealed that the English textbook fulfilled the criteria of good EFL textbook in terms of language type, layout and design, as well as the activities. The English textbook was supposed to be created better in terms of its language type and layout and design. The language function in daily use, overview of the vocabulary, and the layout should be improved and glossary should be provided as well. 


Content Validity; English Textbook; Textbook Analysis

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