Need Analysis of the English Pocket Book for the Fourth Grade Students of SD Negeri 4 Tewah

Oktaviani Oktaviani


Based on the Curriculum for the fourth grade of SD Negeri 4 Tewah, students are given English as their subject learnt at school. Need analysis was done to know the students’ need of English teaching and learning material. The instruments used to obtain the data were interview with the teacher, documents, and questionnaire sent to the students. The finding shows that the fourth-grade students of SD Negeri 4 Tewah were difficult in learning simple English vocabulary because the available English teaching material was lack of vocabulary. The finding also states that a pocket book was preferred by the teacher and the students as the form of the English material. Consequently, an English pocket book for the fourth-grade students of SD Negeri 4 Tewah to be developed later need to be based on the students’ needs of vocabulary.


English pocket book; needs analysis; vocabulary

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