Nurun Hidayati


Moral value is generally denied in EFL classroom since its contents are considered much more emergence to teach. Besides, the artificial languages in the textbooks are widely used by teacher. In regard to those phenomena, this study aimed at providing real moral values brought from two influential heroes of Indonesia in the form of authentic texts. The method used in conducting this study was descriptive qualitative research. The data were gathered through Google search engine from an encyclopaedia namely The data were analysed through interactive model from Miles and Huberman (1994). The findings reveal that 1). The cultural values of the biographical texts analysed are in the aspect of personal struggle to be an influenced person within the laws of important position in their era. 2).The structure of both texts is macro text in which two kinds of text can be found in one text. The implication then suggests that the application of teaching text by using authentic material in the classroom is suggested. Besides, bringing the local but powerful people in the biographical text can be new point of view to be used as authentic material.


Keywords: moral value, biographical texts, genre analysis

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