Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Sign Language Courses

Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Sign Language Courses

 

MORE THAN A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION

Learn the official Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) which is used by Deaf Malaysians on a daily basis.

 

Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) is an independent and separate language. It has its own structure and grammar. The language involves the use of hand, body language, and facial expression when you want to engage in conversation with Deaf People, especially in Malaysia. The course provides you with insight into the lifestyle and culture of Deaf People in Malaysia.

 

SIGN LANGUAGE COURSES

Learn the most silent language in the world!

 

 

Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Level 1

(Introductory Course)

 

COURSE FEE:

RM300.00*/course

[This is a seasonal course. If due demand or interest is shown towards this course, YMCA KL will re-implement the course according to a minimum number of interested Students. Please call the Pusat Majudiri ‘Y’ For The Deaf Department for more information.]

 

Total Course Hours / Month:

Ten (10) Sessions, Three Hour Sessions Per Week

Total of Thirty (30) Hours in Course Study.

 

Syllabus:

Visual Gesture Communication                  Finger Spelling

Alphabets & Numbers                                    Vocabulary

 

This Course is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of Sign Language.

 

Visual Gesture Communication emphasises on developing one’s ability to ‘think’ in pictures and build expressive and receptive skills. The aim of Visual Gesture Communication is to develop capabilities in non-verbal, visual gesture communication, studying gestures as a form of communication and basis for visual language. Students will achieve a comfortable communication level with expressive and receptive sign communication skills. Finger Spelling will introduce students to Alphabets & Numbers to eventually achieve approximately 400 to 500 Vocabulary signs.

 

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Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Level 2

 

COURSE FEE:

RM310.00*/course

[This is a seasonal course. If due demand or interest is shown towards this course, YMCA KL will re-implement the course according to a minimum number of interested Students. Please call the Pusat Majudiri ‘Y’ For The Deaf Department for more information.]

 

Total Course Hours / Month:

Ten (10) Sessions, Three Hour Sessions Per Week

Total of Thirty (30) Hours in Course Study.

 

Syllabus:

Vocabulary                         Understanding & Making Sentences

Dialogue                              Alphabets & Numbers

 

This Course is designed for students for students who have completed Basic 1 and/or with knowledge of Sign Language.

 

The aim of BIM Level 2 is to develop capabilities in Vocabulary, Dialogue and Understanding & Making Sentences. Students will achieve a comfortable communication level with expressive and receptive use of dialogue and sentences.

 

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Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Level 3

 

COURSE FEE:

RM330.00*/course

[This is a seasonal course. If due demand or interest is shown towards this course, YMCA KL will re-implement the course according to a minimum number of interested Students. Please call the Pusat Majudiri ‘Y’ For The Deaf Department for more information.]

 

Total Course Hours / Month:

Ten (10) Sessions, Three Hour Sessions Per Week

Total of Thirty (30) Hours in Course Study.

 

Syllabus:

Basic Sentences Part I & Part II (SV/SVO/OSV/V/VO/OV)

Basic Sentences On Questions & Negations, Time Signs and Location Signs

Introduction to Classifiers / Representative

Basic Storytelling & Compound Sentences

 

This Course is designed for students for students who have completed Basic 1 and Level 2 and/or with knowledge of Sign Language.

 

The aim of BIM Level 3 is to develop capabilities in sentences for communication with Deaf Members using Classifiers.

 

 

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NOTICE TO STUDENTS

Please keep in mind before you register.

1.       Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants with at least 75% attendance.

2.       Interested participants are required to confirm their registration at least two weeks prior to the scheduled commencement date. Registration accepted only on full payment of the Course Fee.

3.       Pusat Majudiri ‘Y’ For the Deaf also conducts customised Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia (BIM) Courses for Groups with specific needs.

4.       Commencement of class is subject to a minimum of twelve (12) students.

5.       Courses may be rescheduled at the discretion of YMCA KL.

 

 

 

If you have enquires, contact Pusat Majudiri ‘Y’ For the Deaf at:

The YMCA of Kuala Lumpur

95, Jalan Padang Belia, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: +603-22741439 ext 109  |  morleyng@ymcakl.com   |  ymcakl@ymcakl.com