Discover the language and culture of Malaysia
Over 60 million people speak Malay; it is an official language of several countries including Singapore and Malaysia. On this course you’ll start to learn Malay, getting an introduction to the basics and discovering Malaysia as a place and culture. This means learning to speak simple Malay and learning about writing in Malay, practicing both until you can identity common words and phrases used by native speakers. Plus you will explore fascinating Malay culture learning more about the many interesting places in Malaysia.
The course videos will be conducted in Malay with English subtitles.
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone interested in Malaysia, languages or learning Malay. You don’t need any previous experience.
Who developed the course?
University of Malaya
The University of Malaya (UM) is the oldest national university in Malaysia. It is ranked 27th in the QS Asia Ranking and 133rd in the QS World Ranking in 2016.