The Appropriateness of Content, Language, And Presentation in Pathway to English For Senior High School

  • Salabiah Salabiah Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
  • Cayandrawati Sutiono Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
  • Dini Noor Arini Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
  • Fatchul Mu’in Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
Keywords: the appropriateness of content, language, presentation, textbook


This study attempts to find out the appropriateness of content, language, and presentation in Pathway To English for Grade XII written by Th. M. Sudarwati and Eudia Grace and published by Erlangga. This research is limited only to evaluate the appropriateness of content, language, and presentation using the checklist of Rubric Assessment from BSNP. The design of this study was mixed methods. The textbook was analyzed using a checklist of textbook evaluation criteria and syllabus as the instruments for gathering the data, interpreting the data, calculating it in quantitative output for showing the result in percentage and number, and stating the conclusion. The findings of the study showed that the appropriateness of content in the textbook was somewhat appropriate, with the percentage of 77,27%. The appropriateness of language in the textbook was adequately appropriate, with a percentage of 87,50%. The appropriateness of presentation in the textbook was appropriately appropriate, with a percentage of 83,33%. It was suggested that the teachers combine the textbook with a good and suitable method for teaching and complete the lacks of the textbook by adding some relevant materials from other sources, and textbook writers and publishers must consider the criteria for writing and developing the textbook which set by BSNP.