Practical Modern Malay: An Introduction to the Colloquial Language
A brief introduction to the Malay language by the former principal of the Sultan Idris College for vernacular Malay teachers. After some pages on simple grammar, there are sample conversations between non-native Malay speakers, followed by sample conversations between Malays. The book ends with a vocabulary of the 850 words the author believes any language learner needs for a basic conversational proficiency. 84 pages.
Weight 0.4 kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Published by Macmillan, London, 1946. First edition.