Needs Analysis of English for Specific Purposes on Islamic Boarding School Students




ESP, Islamic Boarding School.


This study aims to analyze the needs of students in learning English  for special purposes (ESP) with the theme of Islamic boarding schools. The researcher used questionnaire and interview to obtain data. The results show that there are differences in the English learning needs of students in Islamic boarding schools and students who are not in Islamic boarding schools. The subjects in pesantren can be used as English learning material for special purposes such as fiqh, history, ahlaq, da'wah, etc. In addition, learning English at Islamic boarding school-based institutions makes students get used to practice using English for daily activities.

Author Biography

Helmi Abdul Latif, Master Program in Lingustics, Diponegoro University

Helmi Abdul Latif is a student of Master Program in Linguistics, Diponegoro University Semarang. 


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How to Cite

Latif, H. A. (2019). Needs Analysis of English for Specific Purposes on Islamic Boarding School Students. Voices of English Language Education Society, 3(2), 136–144.