The objective of the program is to enable expatriates to converse in Bahasa Malaysia at functional level as well as providing insight into ways of Malaysian life as language is the best reflection of culture. From zero knowledge to advance.
English is used as the medium of instruction.
Online classes via Skype or other applications are available for students who have acquired some basic Malay.
The course materials include : A text book, a conversational CD, a conversation book, a Pictionary and a glossary.
Each session runs for 1.5 hours minimum
Total number of instruction is 30 hours per intake. After the completion of the course, students are welcome to continue to higher levels following the level of proficiency desired by the students.
COURSE OUTLINE – BEGINNERS LEVEL
Estimated time : 30 hours
|Chapter 1||Theme||Vocabulary and Grammar||Conversation|
|Things in the room||This, that, what? Who? Conditional questions,Open questions||Greetings|
|Chapter 2||Numbers||How much? There is/are, Only, I, you, to have, to own||At the shop|
|Chapter 3||People||OccupationNationalityFamily members||Getting acquainted|
|Chapter 4||Positions||Where? Possessives, Preposition ‘at’.||My house|
|Chapter 5||Food and Drinks||Verbs, When? Future tense||At the hawker stall|
|Chapter 6||Time and Dates||Telling time, How Long? Days of the week, months||Buying a plane ticket|
|Chapter 7||Giving directions||Turn left, right, straight, junctions, landmarks||In a taxi|