FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR EXERCISES IN A LOCAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEXTBOOK IN INDONESIA: A CRITICAL DOCUMENT STUDY
Several studies have been conducted on English textbook, especially in examining the contextual meaning of a language (Setyono & Widodo, 2019; Widodo, 2015; Widodo, 2018; Xiong & Qiang, 2012). Moreover, there were less study that focused on addressing the functional grammar exercises in a local junior high school English textbook in Indonesia. This present study is designed for elucidating the most matter reason for implementing functional grammar exercises in local English textbooks especially for junior high school. Using critical document study (Hatch, 2002) and using transitivity analysis (Halliday, 1994). The result examined that the local English textbook only implemented the traditional grammar exercises in designing the grammar exercises. Moreover, this study suggested for the next study focus on examining classroom practices of traditional grammar exercises and functional grammar exercises.