Sapa, Apa, Mana or Who, What, Where

Sapa, Apa, Mana or Who, What, Where : Baba Malay for Beginners in Bite Sized Portions

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Precious Baba Malay is about to go extinct, but you can reverse the process by learning Baba Malay in clearly defined steps. This treasured language can be a part of your life, hopefully to be revived as it is spread through sharing this proven method.

Former assessor and examiner of the Higher School Certificate (NSW, Australia), Theresa Fuller, known fondly in the Peranakan community as Bibek Theresa, draws on her years of experience in the classroom to create the Baba Malay Today series - a range of chapter books with an easy-to-follow curriculum aimed at the beginner.

Books 1 & 2 - Interrogatory

Book 3 - Conjunctions
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Product details

  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 2mm | 54g
  • Malay
  • 192574812X
  • 9781925748123

Review quote

With the rise in interest in all things Peranakan and a revival in the use of Baba Malay, Theresa Fuller has created a much-needed children's beginner book to learn Baba Malay.

Theresa Fuller is a qualified high school teacher, and former Higher School Certificate (H.S.C.) assessor and examiner (Board of Studies, New South Wales). The author draws on her years of experience in the classroom to simplify the process. Sweet and simple, if you are interested in learning Baba Malay then this is the way to go!

These chapter books provide an introduction to Baba Malay in bite-size portions!

Dr Marc Sebastian Rerceretnam

Author, A History of Immigrant Roman Catholics and Converts in Early Singapore 1832-1945

Sydney Australia

"A simple but thoughtfully put together book that will ignite interest in the learner to what is fast becoming an extinct language - Baba Malay. With its clear examples and practices, it will take the learner on a journey to discover a unique language used by a small but vibrant community."

- Rosalind Ang (born to a lovely nonya with roots in Brunei)

Retired educator with 40 years of teaching elementary and high school students
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