Needs Analysis English For Specific Purposes (ESP) For Vocational Pharmacy Students

Abd. Syakur, H.M Zainuddin, M. Afif Hasan


Increased development of study programs in vocational education programs that are predicted to be a solution to increase human resources in Indonesia. This also underlies the improvement of English language competence in Indonesia as outlined in Minister of Education and Culture Decree No. 096/1967 December 12, 1967. The Ministry of Education and Culture developed the communicative abilities of English vocational education students who needed help listening, reading, writing and speaking. This study discusses the analysis of the needs of English courses (ESP) for educational students who need analysis of targets and learning needs. Data obtained from questionnaires and interviews. The results of data analysis about active communication skills (35%), grammar difficulties (25%), being able to read (25%) difficulty in content (10%) and writing (5%).Introduction to basic pharmacy (20%), prescription pharmacy (20%), Health and drugs (20%), Healthy lifestyle (20%) and microbiology and pharmacy (20%). The English language used in technology is English Media (40%), crosswords (20%, dialogue content (20%) and multiple choice (20%). The results of the study constitute an analysis of needs and targets referred to as part of the English learning process The results of the analysis of learning needs and the achievement of learning English obtained by students both reading, writing, grammar and other needs in order to prepare themselves to meet their needs going forward.


learning needs; needs analysis; speaking competency

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