Abstract: This study aimed at designing the appropriate type of learning materials for local tour guides in Alas Kedaton Monkey forest and discussing how the quality of the designed materials is. The steps of this study were conducting needs survey, writing the book grid, developing the first draft, expert judgment, trying out the second draft, evaluating and revising the second draft, writing the final draft. Two instruments were applied in the study, such as interview and questionnaire. The interview was used to gather the guide's needs. While the questionnaires were given to the guides in order to know the quality of the materials. The results of this study show the appropriate type of learning materials needed by the guides were related to three topics: greeting and introduction, telling the history of Alas Kedaton temple and describing characters/relief in Alas Kedaton temple. Each topic contained some general elements: front page, lead-in, snapshot, dialogue, language focus, pronunciation drill, writing activity, reading activity and evaluation. The quantitative data analysis result the mean score of expert judgments is 4.41 and the mean score of try-out is 4.21. Based on the categorization using an ideal Mean (Mi) and ideal Standard Deviation (SDi), the 50 statements about the materials belong to "Good" category. This study concludes that the designed learning materials for the local tour guides in Alas Kedaton Monkey forest have been considered suitable and appropriate with their needs.
Gede Putu Adhitya Prayoga and Muhammad Rusli, 2018. Designing English Learning Materials for Local Tour Guides in Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest Bali. The Social Sciences, 13: 1527-1533.