Blossom, English Supplementary Book for Senior High School students grade X is compiled by several English teachers in Surabaya who are grouped in Surabaya English Teacher Association (MGMP Bahasa Inggris SMA Kota Surabaya). This book is basically made to enable students to do several practices to assess the students’ competency, check and measure their understanding of English materials presented in class. This book provides various texts suggested by Kurikulum 2013 yang disempurnakan. Every chapter begins with a brief explanation of the material then followed by various exercises which cover all language skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking).
This book is designed as the supplement of their main book (book published by Departemen Pendidikan Nasional). It means that the book tries to support and add the materials provided in their main book.
We would like to thank the teachers, supervisor, whoever we can not mention one by one who have helped us give their valuable advice and suggestions for the improvement of the book. We would also like to express our special gratitude to our editor, Mr. Manuelle Rochadi, who aided us throughout the process of writing the book and helped us balance idealism and pragmatism.
At last, we do hope that the students will get a lot of benefit from this book and obtain great result in their examination. Besides, both learners and teachers have a productive and enjoyable time using Blossom. If you have any suggestions or have any problems improving the book, feel free and do not hesitate to contact us.