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Basic Conversational Malay Course


This course is designed for healthcare professionals who have little or no knowledge of conversational Malay to communicate with patients and their family members. The course aims to develop basic listening and speaking skills with an emphasis on accuracy and fluency. Participants will also gain insight into the Malay culture. English will be used as the medium of teaching to facilitate learning.

   

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Converse in simple Malay with patients and their family members
  • Achieve a better understanding of patients’ concerns and needs
  • Answer enquiries in spoken Malay

General Topics include:

  • Pronounciation
  • Greetings
  • Numbers-cardinal and ordinal
  • Asking basic questions and answering enquiries
  • Describing processes, objects and people
  • Anatomy description
  • Functional language used in consultations
  • Giving instructions
  • Explaining and reassuring
  • Paraphrasing and clarifying
  • Advising and warning
  • Body anatomy system – cardiovascular, dental, gynecological, musculoskeletal, neurological, ophthalmological, respiratory.
  • Understanding symptoms – common medical expressions used by patients and family members


Target Audience

Healthcare profession who are interested in learning Basic Conversational Malay. 

Dates

  • Run 1: Starting 15 Jun 2021 (Every Tuesday and Thursday) *on web-conferencing platform*
  • Run 2: Starting 20 Oct 2021 (Every Wednesday and Friday) *on web-conferencing platform*
  • Run 3: Starting 9 Feb 2022 (Every Wednesday and Friday) *on web-conferencing platform*

Time

6.00pm to 8.00pm (2 hours)

Course Fees

S$490 (SingHealth rate, excluding GST)
S$590 (non-SingHealth rate, excluding GST) 

Class Size

20 pax

Venue

SingHealth Academy
Connection One, 168 Jalan Bukit Merah, Tower 3, #06-07, Singapore 150168 

Organiser

SingHealth Academy 


Registration Details

NOTE: Please inform and attain approval from your supervisor and respective institution HRs before sending in your registration.


To register, please email the following information to healthleadership@singhealthacademy.edu.sg -    
Course Title: 
Full name: 
Contact number:
Designation:
Department
Institution:
Email address:


Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful registrants will be notified via email with information on payment details.

   
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