The Implementation of Genre-Based Approach in Teaching Writing at SMA 4 Solok

Widya Syafitri

Abstract


This research is aimed to describe the way English teachers of SMA 4 Solok implement genre based approach in teaching
writing. This research also investigates the problems found by the English teachers in implementing it and examines how they
overcome those problems. The findings of this research show that the teachers have not implemented genre based approach in
teaching writing optimally. Lack of comprehension about the basic principles of genre based approach has been the main cause. The
teachers experienced in familiarizing grammar and vocabulary to the students. It is hard for them to find appropriate materials
which are close to their life. This study was descriptive qualitative research which was conducted in SMA 4 Solok.


Keywords


Implementation, Genre Based Approach, Teaching Writing.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30630/polingua.v5i2.39

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