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Malay Language

Conversational Malay Language (CCM)
(Elementary and Intermediate Module for Secondary One & Two students respectively)

(A) Objectives:

To help students acquire Malay language skills that would enable them to converse comfortably in the region
To increase students’ awareness of Malay language, culture and tradition
To create bonds among students of different races

(B) Topics taught include:

  • Greetings (informal, formal and festive)
  • Knowing Self and Family
  • Visiting senior citizens
  • My Ambition
  • My School
 

Malay (Special Programme)

(A GCE 'O' level subject taken from Secondary One for students who opt for Malay as third language)


(A) Objectives:

  • To allow students to study a non-native language as third language
  • To further develop students’ interest and inclination in Malay language
  • To heighten students’ understanding and appreciation of Malay culture and tradition

(B) Topics covered include:

Skills
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing

Content
  • Language (grammar and syntax)
  • Thematic (vocabulary)


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Secondary 2 students had to perform a skit in Malay language as part of their CCM assessment before they commence the intermediate module. Here, several 2C students were enacting a scene out of a visit to an old folk home.Students from CCM & MSP classes took part in AHS National Day celebration with a dikir barat performance.  To prepare them for the item, practice sessions were conducted by experienced
instructors from an award winning dikir barat group in Singapore.
MSP 1 students learnt to use their hand to eat traditional Malay food as part of their experiential learning. An interesting way to know Malay culture indeed!
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Valerie Seet and Sarah Yeoh of 1A did  AHS proud by being two of the only non-Malay competitors in a Malay poetry recital competition held by a grassroot committee in Simei.  Both our representatives walked away with consolation prizes.
AHS student ambassadors and their Indonesian buddies met over lunch in April 2010 as part of inaugural visit by SMP 1 Purbalingga and SMP 2 Purwokerto to Anglican High School