Need Analysis of the Use of Local Content for English Reading Texts for Grade X Students of SMA Pesona Riam Mangkikit

Agus Kurniawan, Wahyuningsih Usadiati


Students read texts to improve their English reading comprehension. In this case, students really need English reading texts to help them comprehend the local content according to their environment. This study applied a descriptive-qualitative method and to collect the data questionnaire was distributed to the students of Grade X of SMA Pesona Riam Mangkikit as the respondents. The obtained data were analyzed using percentage. The results of this study indicated that students really needed English reading text materials containing their interest and needs of the local content to improve their reading comprehension.


local content; reading text; senior high school students.

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