An analysis of the content validity of the english textbook

Diah Paramita Efendi, Nuri Ati Ningsih, Brigitta Septarini Rahmasari


This study was conducted to determine the quality of English textbooks used by high school students in class tenth. This study aims to find the content validity of the English textbook . the methodology used in this research is qualitative research and uses documents as analysis material. In addition, researchers used ELT evaluation checklist to collect data. This study used 56 criteria divided into 4 categories. fro the results of the study, it can be seen that there are 53 criteria met or have a percentage of 94,64% with a perfect category. The percentage of content validity exceeds the limit of more that 80% for the perfect categogy, 60-80% for the category that needs adaptation, and less than 60% not suitable category. From this research, it can be seen that that English have perfect quality. Them the researcher recommends conducting another analysis in the validity of the construct. Analysis that can be done in English textbook to detemine the quality of the textbook.


Textbook; Content Validit; Curriculum; ELT Checklist

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