Certificate in Conversational Malay - Elementary

BMC International College

Course introduction

This course aims to introduce conversational Malay language at the elementary level that would enable beginners to achieve competency in understanding and using basic Malay with confidence. The emphasis is acquiring practical use of the language at the level of everyday discourse. To facilitate immersion into the language students would be taught the necessary skills of listening, reading, writing and conversing while concurrently integrating the rudiments of Malay grammar.

Course Pre-Requisites

Age 16 years and above.

Course Outline


  • Introducing the Malay Language
  • Pronunciation and Phonetics
  • Vowels, consonants and diphthongs
  • Simple Introductory Sentences
  • Self Introduction
  • Phrases for Greetings
  • Forms of Addresses
  • Word Order in Malay Language
  • Question Words and Asking Questions
  • Pronouns and possessive pronouns
  • Tenses
  • Present, past and continuous tenses
  • Numbers
  • Positions, calender and Telling Time
  • Verbs and Verb Formation
  • Independent verbs
  • Verbs with prefix 'ber'
  • Verbs with prefix 'me'


Local 20 hours

Method of Delivery


Award Criteria

Students, who satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75%) will be issued with the Certificate of Attendance by BMC.

Grading System

No assessment

Assessment Information

No assessment

Appeal Process

Not applicable

Expected date of release of Assessment result

Not applicable

Fee Structures
  • All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  • Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  • Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  • Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  • BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier's order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

Full-Payment Structure
Fees Breakdown(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees) - Total Payable(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) - $50.00
Tuition Fee (Original Tuition Fee $420 - Discount $84) - $336.00
Course Material Fee - $30.00
Sub-Total Fee (Except Non-GST items) - $416.00
GST - $29.12
Grand Total Amount(1st Payment) Incl GST & Course Application Fee - $445.12

Miscellaneous Fees
Purpose of Fee - Amount (S$) and When Payable
Late payment fees - $60.00(before GST) - $64.20(after GST)
Replacement of student membership card - $30.00(before GST) - $32.10(after GST)
Re-take examination Admin Fee(per re-sitting)[NO GST] - $50.00[NO GST]

Local - N.A - 20 hours
SDF - N.A - N.A
International - N.A - N.A

Ang Mo KioCommencement Dates/Timing:
  • 13 Sep'15, 10am to 12:30pm (Sa)
  • 19 Sep'15, 2pm to 4:30pm (Sa)
  • 17 Oct'15, 10am to 12:30pm (Su)
  • 21 Nov'15, 2pm to 4:30pm (Sa)

Bukit Merah Commencement Dates
  • 6 Sep'15, 2:30pm to 5pm (Su)
  • 31 Oct'15, 2:30pm to 5pm (Sa)
  • 18 Nov'15, 7pm to 9:30pm (We/Fr)

Jurong East Commencement Dates
  • 6 Oct'15, 7pm to 9:30pm (Tu/Th)
  • 7 Dec'15, 7pm to 9:30pm (Mo/We)

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