The Impact of Using English Curriculum Design Based on Industry Needs in English Teaching on Vocational School to Improve Students English Skill for Industry Standard Working Communication

Education Quarterly Reviews, Vol.5 No.1 (2022)

8 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2022

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Ahmad Nasihin

SMK Negeri 1 Empat Lawang, South Sumatera Indonesia

Oktarini .

SMK Negeri 1 Empat Lawang, South Sumatera Indonesia

Date Written: February 5, 2022

Abstract

The output of vocational school (VS) still has lower competence in English communication for industrial working. It made Industry owners reject out of VS graduates to work on their companies. This research presents the result of implementing the English Curriculum Based on Industry Needs (ECBIN) in vocational schools. Following Nargers Rasidi (2016) this research uses questioners to find the perception of students and industry to ECBIN. Students and industry perception also is collected by interviews to 36 students and 5 managers of Industry who uses vocational output as workers. To find out the impact of implementing ECBIN on vocational school to the stents skill, this research conducted experimental activity. The result of research shows that the first is the competence of students after treatment ECBIN, students’ competence increased by average of speaking score 75.58, listening 72.65, reading 80.34 and writing 78.56 for average. The score of students before treatment is 65.30 for speaking, 54.35 for listening, 70.12 for reading and 60.45 for writing skills. Secondly, it is found that students perception of ECBIN shows positive significantly 65,45 % agree and 11,57% students strongly agree. Thirdly, Industries stated 61,11% agree and 17,60 % strongly agree that ECBIN is very useful to support the output of vocational school for their career. So it can be concluded that English Curriculum based on industry or work field is more effective and useful for students and also companies. Vocational schools in Indonesia should change English curriculum from general English to English for Specific Purpose (ESP).

Keywords: English Curriculum-Based Industry Needs (ECBIN), English Students Skill, English for Industrial Standard, Vocational School

Suggested Citation

Nasihin, Ahmad and ., Oktarini, The Impact of Using English Curriculum Design Based on Industry Needs in English Teaching on Vocational School to Improve Students English Skill for Industry Standard Working Communication (February 5, 2022). Education Quarterly Reviews, Vol.5 No.1 (2022), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4027239

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SMK Negeri 1 Empat Lawang, South Sumatera Indonesia

Oktarini .

SMK Negeri 1 Empat Lawang, South Sumatera Indonesia

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