Malayan English Academy
67, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/2,
Taman Sutera Utama,
81300 Skudai,
Johor, Malaysia.
+607-5568511
+607-5568511
cem@malayaneducation.com.my

Pre-Starters

Pre-Starters


This level is suitable for Young Learners.
  • Aged 5 years and above.
  • Has little foundation in English.
  • Would like to learn English at an international level.
  • Can speak and write simple, basic English.
Young learners need time to shape their language abilities and that is the reason why the Pre-Starters level was developed. Your child is given the opportunity to explore and discover English at a more comfortable pace when they join this group.

By the end of the Pre-Starters and Starters courses, your children CAN achieve the following abilities:

Listening and Speaking
  • CAN understand simple sentences about things around them, like ‘This is a chair’, ‘I like my school’, ‘That’s my pen’.
  • CAN respond to personal questions on topics such as age, family and their home.
  • CAN understand simple expressions of communication, such as ‘Hello’, ‘How are you?’, ‘Thank you’.
  • CAN respond to simple expressions of communication with ‘Yes, please’, ‘Sorry’, ‘I don’t understand’.
  • CAN understand and follow simple classroom instructions given by the teacher, such as ‘Open your book’, ‘Read the question’, ‘Listen to me’.
  • CAN listen to and repeat words and phrases appropriate to the level after their teacher.
Reading and Writing
  • CAN recognise the letters of the English alphabet.
  • CAN write the letters of the English alphabet and spell their name and simple words.
  • CAN read short, simple words and the names of some objects, such as animals, toys, clothes.
  • CAN write simple sentences about themselves and their family.
  • CAN understand simple written instructions, for example how they should do an exercise in their coursebook.
  • CAN recognise and copy words, phrases and short sentences from a text, a book, or the board in the classroom.

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