Evaluation of the Korean Middle School English Textbook: Listening Skill

Hanbi Jeong


This study is done to find out how listening skill is presented in Middle School English 1 textbook published in 2018. In order to answer the research question, the writer used the criteria proposed by Cunningsworth (1995). This is a qualitative research in which the writer evaluated and analyzed by herself. The findings of this study show that listening skill in Middle School English 1 met the criteria proposed by Cunningsworth (1995).


Keywords: textbook, textbook evaluation, curriculum

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9744/katakita.7.2.228-235


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