Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan
English in Focus for Grade IX is one of a three-level English textbooks for you,young learners in junior high school (SMP/MTs). The necessity of English as one ofthe foreign languages studied in Indonesian schools, brings this book forward. The writers have made an effort to develop your ability in English use throughthis book. The content of the book is integrated in the four language skills, i.e.listening, speaking, reading and writing. It aims to build your language, discourse,sociocultural and strategic competence. All the components help you understandEnglish and use it as the media of communication. This book also presents theories as well as activities that are closely familiar tothe students. The activities will explore your creativity and encourage you to useyour language skills in English.