Komunikasi

Effective Communication Workshop
  • Level: All Levels
  • No. of sessions & duration: 4 hours per session
  • Cost per student per session: $50
  • No. of students: Min. 50 per school

Objectives:
– To provide opportunity for students to think critically and creatively on topics given.
– To instill communication and creativity skills in the students so that they will be more confident to use the Malay Language in a formal and non-formal setting.
– To encourage students to articulate their ideas and points well.
– To develop quick thinkers and encourage spontaneity amongst students.
– To boost the confidence and comfort level communicating in the Malay Language.

This 4-hours oral communication programme aims to equip students with the techniques of developing themselves to become confident speakers of the Malay Language. Students will learn to sharpen their presentation skills while getting inspired to gain self-confidence and be motivated to speak in public. It uses drama not only as a way of self-expression but to enhance their understanding of effective delivery in varied situations. Students will be challenged to adapt themselves to either a Talkshow or Seminar setting.

Students will understand the factors that will affect the effectiveness of the way they communicate. From verbal to non-verbal cues, students will grasp the techniques that will shape them to be effecient communicators. They will also be more awre of factors like the choice of words, delivery styles, understanding of audience and other contributing factors that will enhance their communication skills. Students will be able to develop critical thinking skills while being open to share their personal thoughts and opinions. 

Students will be organised into groups where they will discuss, deliver and express their thoughts confidently on ways to manage a given issue within a stipulated time.

 

Mini Workshop

  • Level: Sec 1 to 3
  • No. of sessions & duration: 1 x 3 hours per session
  • Cost per student per session: $40

Objectives:
– To expose students to the folktales that help to shape the Malay literary genre via animation.​
– To train students to be quick thinkers and encourage them to explore their imagination.
– To equip students students with the basics of theatre acting. – To instill a love of the Malay language in students.

This 3-hours workshop will introduce students to the world of theatre. Using a well-loved Malay folk story ‘Pak Pandir’ from our – produced in Singapore – Cerita Kita animation series, students will be involved in contributing ideas and using their creativity to re-create a given plot while given the freedom to express themselves on stage. 

A Forum Theatre concept not only enables students to observe the basic techniques of acting but they will be encouraged to discuss and find the effective solutions to the issues presented through a short skit. 

This programme expands students’ critical thinking and spontaneity at giving responses. Students will also be introduced to basic aspects of drama like emotion, facial and body expressions, characterization and voice projection. 

Learning Points:

At the end of this session children will:
  • Be able to think creatively and deliver their ideas spontaneously.
  • Have an understanding of theatre works and drama as an art form.
  • Be able to love and appreciate the uniqueness of the Malay language and culture through a better understanding of Malay folktales.

Debat

“Ligat akal, hebat berdebat!”
  • Level: Sec 1 to 3
  • No. of sessions & duration: 3 x 3 hours per session
  • Cost per student per session: $90
  • No. of students: Min. 20 per school

Objectives:
– To provide opportunity for students to think critically and creatively on topics given.
– To allow critical evaluation of ideas, arguments and points of view amongst students.
– To encourage effective discussion in a group setting.
– To instill the ability to weigh alternatives, make decisions.
– To instill communication and creativity skills in the students so that they will be more confident to use the Malay Language in a formal and non-formal setting.

DEBAT LIGAT is an innovative approach to the traditional debate format combining various aspects that Mini Monsters champions in – Education, Creativity, Innovation and Entertainment.

It is an exercise that combines the idea of a regular debate and a seminar that promotes both critical thinking and tolerance of opposing views. Participants will assume a specific point of view and debate a selected topic while incorporating a role-play to emphasize on the subject matter.

It is an exercise that combines the idea of a regular debate and a seminar that promotes both critical thinking and tolerance of opposing views. Participants will assume a specific point of view and debate a selected topic while incorporating a role-play to emphasize on the subject matter.

Learning Points:

At the end of this session children will:
  • Be able to boost their confidence communicating in Malay Language.
  • Learn to articulate their ideas and points well.
  • Be able to express themselves creatively using drama techniques.
  • Learn the relevant characters and figures as a source of reference to acquire positive values that they can cultivate.

Junior Reporter Workshop
  • Level: Sec 1 to 2
  • No. of sessions & duration: 6 x 1.5 hours per session
  • Cost per student per session: $90
  • No. of students: 25 per class

Objectives:
– To improve the student’s confidence in using the Malay language.
– To enable students to understand the basics of journalism.
– To use the Malay language in a formal and in-formal setting with confidence.
– To enable students to make an effective and creative presentation to the viewers.

This journalism workshop aims to develop effective oral communication so as to inspire students to gain self-confidence and be motivated to speak to an audience. It uses role-playing as a means of self-expression and communication to develop good public speaking skills. Students will learn the basics of how to become a resourceful journalist and an effective interviewer. They will learn the necessary techniques to enhance their communication skills. This includes factors like being aware of the target audience, understanding the right voice intonation, as well as sieving and identifying useful information that builds the content of their news story.

Learning Points:

At the end of this session children will:
  • Learn to communicate effectively using the Malay language.
  • Build their self-confidence in communicating with an audience.
  • Be able to understand and showcase the right approach of presentation.
  • Expand their vocabulary and Malay language skills.

Tika Aksari

Creative Writing Workshop
  • Level: All Levels
  • No. of sessions & duration: 6 x 1 hour per session
  • Cost per student per session: $12.50
  • Per student for whole course: $75
  • No. of students: 25 per class

Objectives:
– To develop a love for the Malay language through short stories written by local authors.
– To inspire students to develop and expand their ideas in creative their very own short story.
– To teach students to express themselves creatively and confidently through literary arts.
– To encourage students to explore their imagination and think out of the box.

Student’s first step to becoming an author! This course aims to develop language and writing skills in students. Students will be given the opportunity to write their first short story.

Teachers can compile these stories and turn it into their first anthology written by their own students!

Using the short stories from Tika Aksara Menari – a compilation of winning short stories from local writer and educator, Mr Djohan Abdul Rahman, as the reference, students will be guided through a 6-hours creative writing course that will encourage them to use their imagination and explore their creativity to write their own short story. Students will learn to expand their idea, improvise a plot, explore varied themes and understand the elements of a story structure.

Learning Points:

At the end of this session children will:
  • Be able to become authors of their own books.
  • Learn to write creatively using the Malay language.
  • Expand their vocabulary and language skills.
  • Expand their creativity and imagination.

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