“Gembiranya Bertutur Bahasa Melayu” (Malay Language Musical Drama by International Students)
6 May 2018 - Recently, international students enrolled in the course UHF1161: Malay for Beginners; and UHF2161: Malay for Intermediate of Universiti Malaysia Pahang performed Malay Language Musical Drama entitled "Ibu dan Ayah". This story tells about a Malay family living in the village. The drama was performed alongside with traditional and contemporary songs such as Pantun Budi, Riwayat Petani, Nazam Kasih Ayah Ibu, Rasa Sayang Eh, Mai Ceq Mai Ceq Mai, Yang Terindah and Memori Tercipta. Students expressed that that these activities had helped them to speak and improved the pronunciation of Malay language. The performance too has motivated them to learn more about Malay culture and language through a more relaxed and entertaining medium.
By: Juwairiah Osman