Schedule of classes

All courses are currently offered free-of-charge. Most courses consist of 10 x 2-hour sessions unless otherwise stated. Beginners should register for Kodrah Kristang 1A.

Registration is now open for the new beginner’s class here: tinyurl.com/kodrah10-reg1a Registration closes on Friday, June 1.

Adult course progression

Course

Usually starts in

No of sessions

Approx. CEFR at entry

Pre-requisites

Sketch Coverage

1A

C1: 1st week Jan, runs to 2nd/3rd week Mar

C2: 1st week Jul, runs to 2nd/3rd week Sep

10 x 2 hours

No prior knowledge

None; for beginners

Introductions, demonstratives, occupations, family, declarative sentences, locations, movement, numbers 1-100, time, ki, keng, kantu, undi, kantora, sa, teng/nteh, kung, na

1B

C1: 3rd week Mar, runs to 4th week May

C2: 3rd Week Sep, runs to 4th week Nov

10 x 2 hours (incl. ALKAS I)

A1

70% of 1A

Colors, adjectives, negation, food, progressive, perfective, future, numbers to 10000, days of the week, kiora, ta, ja, logu, di

2A

C1: 1st week Jan, runs to 2nd/3rd week Mar

C2: 1st week Jul, runs to 2nd/3rd week Sep

10 x 2 hours

A1

70% of 1B + ALKAS I taken

Permission and obligation, school, giving reasons, adverbs, transport, parts of the body, instrumentals, imperatives, around the home, podih, mistih, kifoi, kauzu, klai, nang

2B

C1: 3rd week Mar, runs to 4th week May

C2: 3rd week Sep, runs to 4th week Nov

10 x 2 hours (incl. ALKAS II)

 A2

70% of 2A

Ditransitives, benefactives, shopping, prepositions, the neighborhood, cardinal directions, negative perfective, negative future, adverbs of time, pra/padi, rentu, dador, nenang, nadi

3A

C1: 1st week Jan, runs to 2nd/3rd week Mar

10 x 2 hours

 A2

70% of 2B + ALKAS II taken

 TBC

C1: Cycle 1 (January – May)
C2: Cycle 2 (July – November)

Available courses

Course

Group

Date & Time

Location

Pre-requisites

Registration

1A

10

July 6 to September 14, 2018

Fridays, 7pm-9pm

Cairnhill Community Club

None

Register here. Closes June 1, 2018

2A

9

July 2 to August 27, 2018

Mondays, 7pm-9pm

National Library Building

≥70% of 1B + ALKAS I

Register here. Closes June 1, 2018

4A

1

July 9 to September 27, 2018

Thursdays, 7pm-9pm

Clarke Quay Central

≥70% of 3B + ALKAS III

Register hereCloses June 1, 2018

1B

10

September 21 to November 23, 2018

Fridays, 7pm-9pm

TBA

≥70% of 1A

Opens in August 2018

2B

9

September 17 to November 26, 2018

Mondays, 7pm to 9pm

National Library Building

≥70% of 2A

Opens in August 2018

4B

1

October 4 to November 29, 2018

Thursdays, 7pm to 9pm

Clarke Quay Central

≥70% of 4A

Opens in August 2018

How to register

All registration is done by Google Forms. The registration link to the Google Form will be made available online closer to the date of class commencement. We no longer accept registrations by email.

Adult class attendance requirements

1A: You may miss a total of 3 sessions, even if you join class late
1B: You may miss a total of 3 sessions, and you must sit for ALKAS I (pass not required), even if you join class late
2A: You may miss a total of 3 sessions, even if you join class late
2B: You may miss a total of 3 sessions, and you must sit for ALKAS II (pass not required), even if you join class late
3A: You may miss a total of 3 sessions, even if you join class late

Progressing from 1B to 2A

To be admitted to Kodrah Kristang 2A, you need to fulfill two requirements:

a. Attendance: attend at least 7 out of the 10 1B sessions, even if you join class late (e.g. if you join class from Lisang 3, you must attend all 7 remaining sessions)

b. ALKAS: Take the ALKAS I.

If a learner is unable to fulfill the Attendance requirement, or wants to join 2A from scratch, they can still join 2A provided they fulfill the following requirement:

a. ALKAS Kapas Altu: Take the ALKAS I and achieve kapas altu for the entire assessment (score at least 57 points total out of a possible 65 points).

Policy on adult class re-registration

If you register for an adult class but

1. fail to complete that class’s attendance requirements, or
2. pull out of class before class starts,

we will not consider you for registration for any other classes within the same iteration, or any classes in the next iteration of Kodrah Kristang. You will only be able to register in a subsequent iteration (in other words, you will have to wait out one further iteration of classes before we consider you for registration again). If you are at 1B or 2A, you will also have to skip/wait 1 iteration of lower-level classes before you can sign up again.

Example
1. Kodrah Kristang runs classes in June-July 2017 (iteration 1), January 2018 (iteration 2) and July 2018 (iteration 3).
2. Kevin signs up for Kodrah 1A starting in June-July 2017 (iteration 1), but pulls out of class without completing attendance requirements.
3. Kevin’s attempts at registration will not be considered for any other Kodrah classes starting in June-July 2017 (iteration 1) and any classes starting in January 2018 (iteration 2).
4. Kevin will only be considered for Kodrah classes starting in July 2018 (iteration 3).

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