Editors Choice – Best Malaysian Language Books

The Malay Language Guidebook for Tourists and Foreign Residents is a comprehensive, but simple reference for speaking Malay. Included in the book are the essential grammar rules – including past, present, future tenses, plurals, asking questions, and sentence structure. There are thousands of vocabulary words arranged by category (food, travel, business, etc).

The book also includes an extensive list of antonyms, as well as 400+ verbs. Written by a native Malay speaker and native English speaker, the book is designed as a practical introduction to the language for visitors and ex-pats.

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Why is Malay an important language to learn?

Have you ever dreamed of laying on the beaches of Bali, exploring the sights in Singapore, or seeing what Malaysia has to offer? Learning Malay will help you reach your goals and much more! This language is spoken over in Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, and Malaysia and while eighteen million people speak Standard Malay, a total of one hundred and seventy million speak Indonesian, which is a form of Malay. That is a lot of people and it is guaranteed that you will not need to travel too far before you need to speak with someone in this language.

Learning Malay can be helpful for many career paths, but that doesn’t mean that you need to learn it just to succeed in your job. You can learn Malay to help you with volunteer positions, for travel, or to just know for the future. This is one of the fastest growing languages at the moment, so the chances that you will need to know at least a little of it in the future are fairly high! There is one thing that you will find funny when you learn this language and that is the fact that the locals will throw English words into their sentences every once in a while. Therefore, if you happen to forget a specific word, you can easily use the word in English and most of the time, the person you are speaking with will know exactly what you are saying!

Learn to speak Malay

Takes the student from beginner and teaches them fast and effectively. All lessons are explained in simple plain English so as not to confuse the student with complex English grammar. Topics start with the basic grammar then continue on to include: Introductions Professions Checking into hotels Ordering food Shopping Who, what, where, how, when Directions To like, love Descriptions Directions Whether To be Comparisons To know Over 80 practical exercises.

Are you looking for a complete course in Malay (Bahasa Malaysia) which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Malay (Bahasa Malaysia) will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive.

Collins Cambridge IGCSE® Malay is the only published course to offer full and comprehensive coverage of the Cambridge IGCSE® Malay syllabus. Aimed at students learning Malay as a foreign language, the course consists of a Student Book, Workbook, and a digital component which includes a Teacher’s Guide and additional resources. The Student book has been carefully planned around topic-based units so that language and skills are taught in context.

Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to help conversation, this pocket-sized Malay phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz’s trusted language experts (with free app) is a trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood – and to understand others – when you’re out and about in Malaysia. With its emphasis on conversational usage, and up-to-date language on social media, leisure, business – and more – this is the only phrase book you’ll need when exploring Malaysia