The need analysis of English material on Hotel Hospitality students at SMKN 1 Bojonegoro

Iin Widya Lestari, Adi Isma


Need analysis is an essential thing in ESP. It is really important for designing curriculum and material especially in English for specific purpose. This research aims to find out the students’ needs at Hotel Hospitality at SMKN 1 Bojonegoro. This research is classified as mixed method research design. It used two kinds of instruments namely questioners and interview guidelines. The questioner aims to gain and collect information from students especially their needs related to English teaching and learning. While, interview guideline is used to gather information from English teacher and the expert. The result shows that there are some skills and language components that students at hotel hospitality need related to English materials. All skills are generally important for them. 79% students said that all skills are very important. Listening dominantly students said that listening (50%) and speaking (83%) are very important for them. Grammar (83%) and vocabulary (83%) are really important for them While at school, the ESP approach is not applied yet, as a result, it influences on choosing materials. It can be concluded that in designing materials, the teachers and curriculum maker should do need analysis and analyze what actually students need and work need. In choosing materials, they have to consider what students skills that students need at hotel hospitality.


need analysis; ESP; vocational high school

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