Revisiting the 2006 School Level Curriculum and the Genre-based Approach in the Context of EFL Curriculum Development in Indonesia
AbstractThe genre-based approach has been known to characterize pedagogical practices during the implementation of the 2006 school-level curriculum. Despite its prevalent use and overwhelming support by school stakeholders, the efficacy of this approach was nonetheless questionable. This paper aims to revisit the 2006 School level curriculum, its plausibility and compatibality with individual contexts and its bearing on EFL practices. It also disusses the Genre-based approach in terms of its underlying paradigms, and possible variables and contextual factors which might have impinged on its implementation. Some research findings on the adoption of the approach in Southeast Asia context are also presented to provide insights into how the Genre-based approach could be efficiently adopted. This essay concludes with some ideas for the amendment to the 2006 school- level curriculum and how the genre-based approach might still be relevant in the context of teaching writing skills at tertiary education.
Bax, S. (2003a). The end of CLT: A context approach to language teaching. ELT journal, 57 (3), 278-287
Bax, S. (2003b). Bringing context and methodology together. ELT Journal, 57 (3), 295-296
Dardjowidjojo, S. (2000). English teaching in Indonesia. EA Journal, 18 (1)
Edward, C.N. (1993). More on “ A nation at risk”: Have the recommendations been implemented? The Clearinghouse, 67, 85:88
Fuhrman, S.H., & Mallen, B. (1990). The politics of curriculum and testing: 1990 yearbooks of politics of education association. London: Taylor and Francis.
Kachru, B. 1992. World Englishes : Approaches, issues and resources. Oxford: Pergamon Press
Kongpetch, S. (2006). Using a genre-based approach to teach writing to Thai students: A case study. Prospect, 21 (2).
Rivera, F.D. In Southeast Asia: Phillippines, Malaysia, and Thailand: Conjunctions and collisions in the global cultural economy. In W.F. Pinnar (Ed.) (2003), International handbook of curriculum research. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associate Publishers.
Tudor. I. (2002). Learning to live with complexity: Towards an ecological perspective on language teaching. System, 31(1), 1-12.
Wells, B. (1987). Apprenticeship in literacy. Interchange , 18, 1 / 2 pp.109-123.
Widdowson, H.G. 1978. Teaching language as communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Article MetricsAbstract view : 0 times
PDF - 0 times
- There are currently no refbacks.
Copyright (c) 2015 Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
ADJES (Ahmad Dahlan Journal of English Studies)
Published by Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.