• Hudia Hudia Politeknik Pertanian Negeri Payakumbuh
  • Yuliandri Yuliandri Politeknik Pertanian Negeri Payakumbuh
  • Resa Yulita Politeknik Pertanian Negeri Payakumbuh



lacks, wants, needs analysis, curriculum, vocational


This research aimsto analyse the needs of English course curriculum implemented in Politeknik Pertanian Negeri Payakumbuh (henceforth: Politani) as a step to design the new English Course curriculum. Curriculum for vocational study is emphasizing on the mastering of skills rather than mastering the theory of field of studies. Needs analysis regarded as the key point to a successful designing and implementation of certain subject. This study applies two kinds of instruments. The first one is questionnaire distributed to the newly enrolled students asthe respondents to discover their wants. Also, TOEFL Prediction Test was conducted to some new students to check their English competence known as their lacks. There were 237 respondents given the questionnaire sheets as the representative of new students in Politani in 2019. The result of needs analysis showed that respondents wanted to focus the material of English course more on reading and speaking skill as they were aware of both skills were important for their study. In addition, TOEFL Prediction Test result showed that respondents gained the lowest score on reading comprehension section. Meanwhile they achieved higher scores on the listening section. It means that what respondents wants met their lacks in English competence. Researchers then would be able to design the effective and efficient English course curriculum for vocational students in Politani.



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How to Cite

Hudia, H., Yuliandri, Y., & Yulita, R. . (2023). NEEDANALYSIS:ALEAPTO DESIGNENGLISHCOURSE CURRICULUM ATPOLITEKNIKPERTANIAN NEGERIPAYAKUMBUH. English Language Education and Current Trends (ELECT), 2(1), 1–10.



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