Integrating Religious Moderation Values in an English Course Book


  • Fenty Andriani Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo
  • Desi Puspitasari Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo



religious moderation; English course book; material development


This study aims to offer such an alternative to the lack of suitable materials that it addresses the need for comprehensive educational resources by focusing on the development of an English course book integrated with religious moderation indicators. The steps in this research were generally known as the R&D cycle developed by Borg and Gall. They were research and information collecting, planning, development of the preliminary form of the product, preliminary field test, main product revision, main field testing, operational product revision, operational field test, and final product revision. Throughout the research process, the course book is able to provide instructional sentences in English that serves as scaffolding talk for instructors who may not be accustomed to using English in the classroom. This approach fosters an active and dynamic English language environment, offering valuable language input for students. The content and learning experiences of all chapters are organized in such a way that they are integrated with religious moderation indicators covering national commitment, tolerance, rejecting of violence, and accommodating local culture. Each chapter of the course book consists of six parts, starting from let’s find out, let’s listen, let’s speak, let’s read, let’s write, and let’s evaluate. Overall, the English course book developed does not only encompass comprehensive English skills and language components but also align with the interests and needs of students while integrating values of religious moderation.

Author Biographies

Fenty Andriani, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo

Fenty Andriani is an English lecturer. She started her career as an English teacher at SMA Negeri 1 Tuban after completing her study from Surabaya State University in 2009. In 2013, she got her master’s degree from the same university. In 2014, she was offered to be an English lecturer at Ronggolawe University Tuban. She then moved to Ponorogo in 2017 to continue teaching at IAIN Ponorogo. She has taught various courses, such as English for Spesific Purposes, Introduction to Linguistics, Micro-teaching, Pronunciation, Phonetics, etc. She also has written many articles published in proceedings and journals. Since, she publishes her articles for both national and international journals.

Desi Puspitasari, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo

Desi Puspitasari, a dedicated educator, and academic enthusiast, has dedicated her career to the pursuit of knowledge and the advancement of education. She embarked on her educational journey at the State University of Malang, where she completed her undergraduate degree in 2011. Her thirst for knowledge led her to pursue a master's program at the same institution, successfully completing it in 2014. Desi's academic interests are diverse, encompassing English as a foreign language, English instruction for young learners, the integration of educational technology, English curriculum development, and research. Her multifaceted expertise reflects her determination to stay at the forefront of educational innovation and provide her students with the best possible learning experiences.


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How to Cite

Andriani, F., & Puspitasari, D. (2024). Integrating Religious Moderation Values in an English Course Book. SALEE: Study of Applied Linguistics and English Education, 5(1), 110–125.