Malaysian University English Test

Language Teaching-

  • CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH (Basic to Advanced Level)

    The Conversational English course is designed to help learners develop their communicative ability in English, and is available in two levels (Level 1 & 2), with each level being taught over 12 weeks.

    The course provides learners with opportunities to practice all four skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – as well as vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. The topics have been carefully chosen to provide learners with thematically-linked situations through which to practice frequently everyday English. In each unit of the course text, learners are given opportunities to read, hear and use the target language in simulated settings.

    A key strategy in the course delivery is personalized learning, where learners are given the opportunity to bring their own experiences, attitudes, and feelings into the learning process. Learners are invited to relate the content of the lesson to their own life, interests and feelings. Learning is thus made more meaningful and authentic, and learners are able to make systematic connections between their own experiences and the lessons in the classroom.

    Throughout the course, learners will encounter a rich and vast array of data to facilitate their learning experience. Essentially, the Conversational English course provides supportive environments for learners to develop enabling skills such as oral fluency, grammatical accuracy as well as knowledge of vocabulary, language forms and functions that will allow them to communicate effectively outside the classroom.

     

    BUSINESS ENGLISH COMMUNICATION (Basic to Advanced Level)

    The Business English Communication program is designed for adult learners who wish to improve their English language communication skills and who are either about to start work or are already working. It comprises of two levels (Level 1 & 2) and begins with diagnostic assessment of learners’ existing knowledge, command as well as business language usage.

    The program is designed to help participants develop and refine their language knowledge and skills for various situations requiring effective written and spoken communication. It emphasizes the understanding of communication as a process, and involves participants in a variety of individual and collaborative efforts.

    The structure of the program is developed on the premise that confidence and expertise in written and spoken communication experiences. Through practicing basic planning techniques, participants will learn to construct and deliver a wide range of written and spoken communication in a clear, concise and logical manner. In addition, participants will extend their ability to read for specific purposes.

    This program is also designed to provide a variety of appropriate scenarios representing experiences from various communities, cultures and/or professional groups. These and other individual and co-operative activities included in the program will help participants develop proficiency in the use of communication techniques for practical and realistic purposes.

     

    Malay Language (Basic to Advanced Level)

    The course aims to provide students with competence in understanding and using basic Malay, that is, to enable students to use Malay language with regard to the four language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking – at the basic level. The emphasis is on its practical use within a limited range of situations at the level of everyday communication. It aims to enable students to express themselves on things close to themselves using simple expressions. The content progresses from the easier aspects of the language to the more difficult ones. The content covers aspects of linguistics such as phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The content takes into consideration lexico-grammar which will enable students to learn through identifying patterns and characteristics. The content of this course is also designed to introduce some aspects of Malay social, cultural and religious practices through the use of texts and exercises in the course materials.

    The course covers background information on Malay language such as a brief description of the Malay language, its historical development and present status-quo as well as the special features of the language, and developing competence in the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing by understanding the workings of the language.

     

    Arabic Language (Basic to Advanced Level)

    Our unique method of teaching Arabic as a foreign language was developed by our expert faculties. We follow a communicative, task-based methodology, and we integrate the four language skills, with a focus on Speaking.

    • Our teaching approach helps students to learn and speak the language the natural way; via the Arabic script, rather than via the English transliteration.
    • The method brings out the logic of the language in a way that has not been implemented before, which makes the learning process easier and gives Arabic the credit it deserves, as a logical, systematic and easy-to-learn language.
    • The structured classes are comprehensive and designed to teach vocabulary relevant to everyday.
    • Our courses assist students in building up words and forming sentences.
    • We incorporate the triangular theory in an innovative, non-traditional way to teach word structure conjugation, case endings, Harakaat, verb moods and letter dots.
    • We teach students to recognize the shapes of the Arabic alphabet and the sounds they represent and to show that Arabic is a truly phonetic language.

     

    Mandarin Language (Basic to Advanced Level)

    This course is designed for beginners. Emphasis is on oral communication skills as a foundation for building balanced proficiency in the four communication skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course also covers necessary culture, customs, philosophy, and history which serve as keys to studying the Chinese language.

    Aim of the course:

    • Master correct pronunciation of Mandarin Chinese
    • Conduct basic oral communications
    • Understand short dialogues and narratives on daily life situations introduced in the textbook and supplementary material
    • Gain better understanding about Chinese culture

    Students will learn how to greet people and respond to greetings, how to give and ask personal information about name, nationality and age, how to talk about work or study, how to give and obtain information regarding time, day and date, how to talk about family members, how to find the way around, and also how to do simple shopping including asking the price and dealing with money, etc.

     

    French Language (Basic to Advanced Level)

    Level 1: This course introduces students to the basic knowledge of reading, writing and listening in French language. The aim is to develop the basic ability, strategies and skills to understand spoken French It covers the basic level of proficiency in French; in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Level 2: This course introduces students to the basic knowledge of reading, writing and listening in French language. Develop the French language in the context of daily life, strategies and skills to understand spoken French. It covers the intermediate level of proficiency in French, in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Level 3: The course introduces students to the everyday situations such as having a small talk, taking a cab etc. Enables students to use French expression writing, speaking and listening in French language. Develop the ability, strategies and skills to take students French on the road. It covers all aspects of French speaking parts, and also how to handle emergencies.

    The French language is a very valuable asset to have and invest in. Used in mainland France, surrounding countries, countries in Africa and many islands previously colonized by the French. It comes in handy if you travel to these countries on your own, as it is respectful to locals if you are able to converse in French. If you are in love with culinary arts, fashion, photography, history and the fine arts, having the knowledge of French will be your biggest advantage as all these fields have their roots in French. It is a beautiful language, the language of love and culture. So come join us today!

     

    German Language (Basic to Advanced Level)

    Level 1: This course introduces students to the basic knowledge of reading, writing and listening in German language. The aim is to develop the basic ability, strategies and skills to understand spoken German. It covers the basic level of proficiency in German; in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Level 2: This course introduces students to the basic knowledge of reading, writing and listening in German language. Develop the German language in the context of daily life, strategies and skills to understand spoken German. It covers the intermediate level of proficiency in German, in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Level 3: The course introduces students to the everyday situations such as having a small talk, taking a cab etc. Enables students to use German expression writing, speaking and listening in German language. Develop the ability, strategies and skills to take students German on the road. It covers all aspects of German speaking parts, and also how to handle emergencies.

    German is a historical language that is the root for many other languages. You will find it useful to know German to understand theater plays, recipes, and history facts. It is a great respect to know the language before you travel to Germany! So, why wait? Join us!

Quick-Assesment

PusatBahasa Maya (PBM), [JPWP-WZ10088] is a language center, wholly owned by GED Center SdnBhd(1202714-V).Established with the aim of promoting the importance of language skills & education and its applications in our increasingly global environment, PusatBahasa Maya has already marked its position effectively in language teaching and related education sector. At PBM, teaching methods are given extreme importance and the studentsare our main priority. We want our students to talk to us, so that they can talk to the world!