Language Outreach Program in collaboration with the Balakong state legislature, the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communications and Cheras Jaya National Secondary School, Balakong
By: Dr. Salina Husain
January 11, 2020: Successful Language Outreach Program is held at Cheras Jaya Secondary School, Balakong (SMKCJ) on January 11, 2020. The program, which is collaboration with state legislative officer, YB Wong Siew Ki, aims to engage students from Balakong schools and communities. A total of 37 academic staff and 9 administrative staff led by the Dean of the Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication (FBMK), Associate Professor Dr Mohd Azidan Abdul Jabar are involved in the Language Outreach program for 2020.
Dr Salina Husain as secretary of the Language Outreach program explained that the objectives of the program were to introduce and promote language and graduate programs available at the Faculty, free language clinic consultations, and deepen academic relationships with local communities. Apart from SMKCJ students, the program also includes involvement from several schools around Balakong such as Damai Perdana National Secondary School, Perimbun National Secondary School, Cheras Perdana National Secondary School and Tun Hussein Onn National Secondary School.
Among the activities planned by UPM lecturers include reading news corner, language exhibitions, poster competitions, mind-blowing, coloring, language games in many languages and more. All activities require students to interact either in Malay, English, Chinese, Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish and Tamil.
Opening of the program by YB Wong Siew Ki
Arabic language activities
Japanese language activities
YB with French language's lecturers
Promote Faculty Academic Program
Chinese Language Booth
Malay Language Booth
Student answering question in English language
Spanish language booth
Tamil language booth Photo session with chinese traditional costumes
Student answering question
YB Wong Siew Ki with Arabic language's lecturer
YB Wong Siew Ki and Dean Associate Prof. Dr Mohd Azidan answering question for Malay language activity
It is clear that such activities can engage students in learning the language in a more relaxed and enjoyable way. Indirectly, the program will further enhance University Putra Malaysia's faculty relationship with the local community, while also promoting the expertise of language faculty and academic programs at the Faculty at a broader level.
Photo session with Faculty's member and School's member
Date of Input: 13/01/2020 | Updated: 14/01/2020 | zeda
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