square of the students’ responses related to language skills in the case of English Result coursebook

N

Mean

Std. Deviation

Percentage

Chi-square

df

Asymp. Sig.

S. Agr.

Agr.

D.Agr

S. D. Agr

All four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit.

73

2.6575

.87

15.1

46.6

27.4

11.0

22.39

3

.00

The CB uses authentic material at an appropriate level.

73

2.6027

.76

8.2

52.1

31.5

8.2

39.05

3

.00

The CB uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level.

73

2.6027

.80

8.2

54.8

26.0

11.0

39.93

3

.00

Table 4.38 shows that in item 15, 15.1% of the students strongly agreed and 46.6% of them agreed that all four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit. In addition, 27.4% of the students disagreed and 11% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.65, SD=.87; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 61.7%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 73) = 22.39, p < .05.

Item 16 considers whether English Result coursebook uses authentic material at an appropriate level or not. The findings indicate that 8.2% of the students strongly agreed and 52.1% of them agreed that the coursebook uses authentic material at an appropriate level. In addition, 31.5% of the students disagreed and 8.2% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.60, SD=.76; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 60.3%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 73) = 39.05, p < .05.

In item 17, 8.2% of the students strongly agreed and 54.8% of them agreed that English Result coursebook uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level. In addition, 26% of the students disagreed and 11% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.60, SD=.80; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 63%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 73) = 39.93, p < .05.

Table 4.39

Result of the descriptive statistics, percentage and Chi-square of the students’ responses related to language skills in the case of Top Notch coursebook

N

Mean

Std. Deviation

Percentage

Chi-square

df

Asymp. Sig.

S. Agr.

Agr.

D.Agr

S. D. Agr

All four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit.

100

3.20

.75

38

46

14

2

50.40

3

.00

The CB uses authentic material at an appropriate level.

100

2.96

.80

24

54

16

6

51.36

3

.00

The CB uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level.

100

2.90

.72

17

60

19

4

70.64

3

.00

Table 4.39 shows that in item 15, 38% of the students strongly agreed and 46% of them agreed that all four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit. In addition, 14% of the students disagreed and 2% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 3.20, SD=.75; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 84%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 100) = 50.40, p < .05.

Item 16 considers whether Top Notch coursebook uses authentic material at an appropriate level or not. The findings indicate that 24% of the students strongly agreed and 54% of them agreed that the coursebook uses authentic material at an appropriate level. In addition, 16% of the students disagreed and 6% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.96, SD=.80; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 78%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 100) = 51.36, p < .05.

In item 17, 17% of the students strongly agreed and 60% of them agreed that Top Notch coursebook uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level. In addition, 19% of the students disagreed and 4% of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.90, SD=.72; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 77%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 100) = 70.64, p < .05.

Table 4.40

Result of the descriptive statistics, percentage and Chi-square of the students’ responses related to language skills in the case of Total English coursebook

N

Mean

Std. Deviation

Percentage

Chi-square

df

Asymp. Sig.

S. Agr.

Agr.

D.Agr

S. D. Agr

All four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit.

92

2.76

.87

21.7

39.1

32.6

6.6

22.43

3

.00

The CB uses authentic material at an appropriate level.

93

2.88

.70

18.3

52.6

28

1.1

51.81

3

.00

The CB uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level.

93

2.91

.67

18.3

54.8

26.9

0

20.38

2

.00

As it is shown in Table 4.40, in item 15, 21.7% of the students strongly agreed and 39.1% of them agreed that all four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing are practiced in each unit. In addition, 32.6 % of the students disagreed and 6.6 % of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.76, SD=.87; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 60.8%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed, and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 92) = 22.43, p < .05.

In Item 16, 18.3% of the students strongly agreed and 52.6% of them agreed that Total English coursebook uses authentic material at an appropriate level. In addition, 28% of the students disagreed and 1.1 % of them strongly disagreed with this item (M = 2.88, SD=.70; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 70.9%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed, and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 93) = 15.81, p < .05.

Item 17 considers if the coursebook uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level. The results indicate that 18.3% of the students strongly agreed and 54.8% of them agreed that Total English coursebook uses authentic listening material at an appropriate level. In addition, 26.9% of the students disagreed with this item (M = 2.91, SD=.67; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. = 73.1%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of students who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed, disagreed, and strongly disagreed with this item, c2 (3, N = 93) = 20.38, p < .05.

4.1.1.11 Methodology from Teachers’ Perspective

Table 4.41

Result of the descriptive statistics, percentage and Chi-square

of the teachers’ responses related to methodology in the case of Interchange coursebook

N

Mean

Std. Deviation

Percentage

Chi-square

df

Asymp. Sig.

S. Agr.

Agr.

D.Agr

S. D. Agr

The CB units are related to student needs.

20

3.05

.51

15

75

10

0

15.70

2

.00

The CB encourages inductive approach to learning.

19

2.74

.56

5.3

63.2

31.5

0

9.57

2

.01

Accuracy is balanced with fluency.

20

2.65

.59

5

55

40

0

7.90

2

.02

As shown in table 4.41, in item 18, 15% of the teachers strongly agreed and 75% of them agreed that Interchange coursebook units are related to student needs. Moreover, 10% of the teachers disagreed with this item (M = 3.05, SD=.51; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. =90%). In addition, there is a significant difference between the number of teachers who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed and disagreed with this item, c2 (2, N = 20) = 15.70, p < .05.

Item 19 considers whether Interchange coursebook encourages inductive approach to learning or not. The results indicate that 5.3% of the teachers strongly agreed and 63.2% of them agreed that the coursebook encourages inductive approach to learning. Moreover, 31.5% of the teachers disagreed with this item (M = 2.74, SD=.56; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. =68.5%). In addition, there is a significant difference between the number of teachers who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed and disagreed with this item, c2 (2, N = 19) = 9.57, p < .05.

In the last item of this category, 5% of the teachers strongly agreed and 55% of them agreed that accuracy is balanced with fluency. In addition, 40% of the teachers disagreed with this item (M = 2.65, SD=.59; SUM. of S. Agr. & Agr. =60%). Moreover, there is a significant difference between the number of teachers who agreed and the ones who strongly agreed and disagreed with this item, c2 (2, N = 20) = 7.90, p < .05.

Table 4.42