Authors : Puji Sumarsono
Abstract: Authentic materials is samples of spoken and written language that have not been specifically produced for the purpose of language teaching. However, they play important roles in English Language Teaching (ELT). There are some considerations of choosing the English translation of Holy Quran as authentic materials for reading purposes. First, Holy Quran is believed as the source of any knowledge and science in the world. Second, Holy Quran contains various genres of text such as narative, descriptive, expository, etc. which is useful for reading purposes. Third, most of Indonesian people are moslems who are familiar with Holy Quran because it is a source of daily reading, so that, most of them have background knowledge about Holy Quran. Fourth, it is accessible through online or offline. Fifth, it is possible to apply in Indonesian schools because education institutions in Indonesia apply school-based management which makes them provide teaching and learning activities based on the local values that is Islamic values. Based on the facts above, the objectives of this research are; to describe the procedure of teaching and learning reading using English translation of Holy Quran as an authentic material resource; to investigate the problems of the implementation of teaching and learning reading using English translation of Holy Quran as an authentic material resource and to provide the solutions of the problems of the implementation of teaching and learning using English translation of Holy Quran as an authentic material. The research design used to collect and analyze the data is qualitative. The instruments used were observation and document analysis.
Puji Sumarsono , 2018. Methodology of Teaching and Learning Reading Using English Translation of Holy Quran as an Authentic Material Resource. The Social Sciences, 13: 813-819.