Primary 3 Malay

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Key Growth Years

Middle primary school years are about mastering component-based skills whilst honing learning sensibilities like refinement, precision, self-evaluation and time management. Our programmes aim to achieve these goals whilst continually expanding your child’s academic knowledge in each subject.

The Primary 3 Malay programme will help your child to grow in confidence and ability to understand and use the Malay language. With structured approaches to building both language and skills mastery, your child will be able to interpret and respond to various reading, writing and speaking tasks.

Content and Language Mastery

Students will learn the complete MOE vocabulary list and basic grammar structure to help them to build a strong foundation in the language. These include:

  • Thematic word banks
  • Grammar synthesis
  • Idioms and proverbs

Skills and Techniques

Students will refine their skills in the following key areas:

  • Speaking
    • effective communication skills for exams and real-world situations  
    • presentation and conversation topics  
    • accurate and fluent description, interpretation and evaluation of pictures and videos  
    • recount personal experiences in relation to the topic of discussion   
  • Reading and Writing  
    • understand the theme, main ideas, and key details  
    • source for specific information and infer the meaning of words and sentences  
    • question analysis and answering techniques through skills-based modules  write stories which include: introduction, rising action, climax, resolution and ending (with the learning points)  
    • addition of exterior monologue in stories    
    • differentiated format and language used for various communication media    
  • Metacognition  
    • critical thinking skills   
    • analytical skills in examinable components
    • clue-sourcing, error analysis and answer precision

Contextualized Learning

Students will be introduced to a wide variety of themes that will help them to contextualize their learning in the real world and raise their social awareness. Key themes include:

  • Captivating cities   
  • Technology and science   
  • Sports and entertainment     
  • Cultural awareness: Malay