AU: 3.0
Programme: HSS

The course covers: The pronunciation system, basic language patterns and essential vocabulary (words and phrases ) to achieve basic competence in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills; Study of dialogues and graded readings covering common and everyday practices aimed at providing some insight into Malay culture; Basic communication skills such as understanding and conveying simple messages and ideas through lessons on greetings and meeting people, telling of time, numerals, colours and nature; and Writing of postcards, e-mail and beginners' composition in the form of paragraphs.