Singapore University of Social Sciences

Teaching Reading and Writing in the Malay Language Classroom (MLL205)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: Malay

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Linguistics and Languages

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


This course focuses on the teaching of approaches in developing reading and writing skills amongst students. It will discuss cornerstone theories of intensive and extensive reading to develop language competence and proficiency. In the development of writing abilities key areas in the latest theories on developing writing via genre and scaffolding will be explored. The foci in this course tie in with courses on language teaching through literature.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, This will be administered on-campus.


  • Introduction
  • Approaches to reading
  • Approaches to writing
  • Genre approach
  • Scaffolding reading and writing
  • Conclusion

Learning Outcome

  • Describe an overview of the teaching of reading and writing in the Malay classroom. (B2)
  • Discuss ways on improving the teaching of reading and writing in the Malay classroom (B2)
  • Analyse the types of Reading and Writing models in the Singapore Classroom context. (B4)
  • Apply theories and concepts in the field of Reading and Writing in the context of teaching and learning (B3)
  • Illustrate how concepts of Reading and Writing can be used in the context of teaching and learning. (B3)
  • Appraise teaching plans with the view of improving the teaching of reading and writing. (B4)
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