Language Modules - Malay

Modules offered under the centre are as follows
Semester I, 2014-2015
Module Code Module Name
LAM1201 Malay 1
LAM2201 Malay 2
LAM3201 Malay 3
LAM3202 Malay 4
Semester II, 2014-2015
Module Code Module Name
LAM1201 Malay 1
LAM2201 Malay 2
LAM3201 Malay 3
LAM3202 Malay 4
There are no pre-requisites or qualifying test for Level 1000 language modules. But these modules are meant only for students without any prior knowledge. Those who have learned the language through formal and informal means (incl. through external courses, self-study or an extended stay in the target language country) must contact CLS to take a placement test.

Students may face disciplinary action by the University for making a false declaration.
Pre-requisites / Preclusions
Module Code Module Name Credit Student Requires
Pre-requisite Preclusion
LAM1201 Malay 1 4 Pre-requisite: Only for beginners who do not have formal and informal knowledge in Malay/Bahasa Indonesia. Students with prior knowledge must sit for a placement test to be allocated to a suitable level. LAB1201 Bahasa Indonesia 1
LAM2201 Malay 2 4 Pre-requisite: Passed LAM1201 Malay 1 or placement test. NIL
LAM3201 Malay 3 4 Pre-requisite: LAM2201 Malay 2 or placement test NIL
LAM3202 Malay 4 4 Pre-requisite: Passed LAM3201 Malay 3 or placement test NIL

LAM1201 Malay 1

This module is meant for students with no prior knowledge of the target language. Students with prior knowledge (including spoken proficiency) must contact CLS to take a placement test.
Modular credits Workload Pre-requisite Preclusion Cross-listing(s)
4 2-3-0-3-2 Only for beginners who do not have formal and informal knowledge in Malay/Bahasa Indonesia. Students with prior knowledge must sit for a placement test to be allocated to a suitable level. LAB1201 NIL

LAM2201 Malay 2

This module is a progression from Malay 1 and it seeks to build upon the standard attained by students in that module. This follow-up module introduces students by gradation to the use of standard Malay in relation to administration, commerce and the modern professions. The overriding aim of the module is for students to attain a functional competency in the Malay language for formal and practical purposes where necessary and relevant, aspects of Malay grammar would be taught.
Modular credits Workload Pre-requisite Preclusion Cross-listing(s)
4 2-3-0-3-2 Passed LAM1201 or placement test. NIL NIL

LAM3201 Malay 3

This module is a progression from Malay 2 and it aims to help students become more competent in the Malay language so that they will be confident and capable of effective communication with speakers of the target language and at the same time be aware of the sociolinguistic dimension of the target culture Malay 3 will focus on the continuous mastery and development of language skills that will help students converse accurately and more fluently. This module is also aimed at enhancing students' communicative and social competence for effective communication in the Malay language.
Modular credits Workload Pre-requisite Preclusion Cross-listing(s)
4 2-2-0-3-3 LAM2201 or placement test NIL NIL

LAM3202 Malay 4

The course aims to develop linguistics as well as social competencies through various forms of written genres of the Malay literature and texts. The module enables studnets to engage in discussion on a range of topics relevant to their interests by familiarising themselves with the culture and conventions of the target language and community. Selected audio-visual materials are also used to enhance language learning. Students will acquire the confidence and fluency of an effective speaker of the target language.
Modular credits Workload Pre-requisite Preclusion Cross-listing(s)
4 2-2-0-3-3 Passed LAM3201 or placement test NIL NIL
* Workload: A-B-C-D-E
The components are as follow:
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week