People’s Association HQ,
King George’s Avenue, Singapore.
YAHYA HAMID -
AWARD WINNER of PA Stars Trainer Awards 2015
conferred at PA Trainers' Nite 2015, People’s Association HQ,
King George’s Avenue, Singapore.
Thank you everyone for the kind wishes and congrats. Last
night's event received coverage on today's The Straits Times,
Singapore, on page B5 (Mon, 26 Oct 2015). Thank you once again
for the kind wishes. Regards.
Award Received From
Minister Teo Ser Luck & Chief Executive Director of PA, Ang
With Fellow Award Winners
My Malay Language Teacher, Mr Yahya Hamid,
My Wife & I, And My Teacher
With My Students & VIPs
With Very Good Friends,
Zaharudin & His Wife, Roziah,
Citation on Yahya Hamid
Quoted From Students'
Straits Times, Singapore,
Monday, 26 Oct 2015, Page B5
"History, Culture Explained
When Teaching Malay"
My Class Was Featured In
Berita Minggu, Singapore's Malay Language Newspaper, on
Sunday, 6 Dec 2015, Page 20.
Approach & Techniques:
Situational-Communicative Approach will be adopted as the
learner wants a communicative ability in the target
wants it from the very day that he starts to
learn. This approach is suitable for those attending
courses of limited duration in a language of which they have no or little previous knowledge.
There will be
predictions of the situations in which the
learner is likely to operate through the
Interactive teaching technique, including use of role plays, will be employed that would effect on
learners the self-confidence and feeling of usefulness in
learning the Malay language.
Terima Kasih Atas
Kunjungannya.....!! Thank You For
You're welcome to browse all the pages of my web site and visit some
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allow me to introduce myself.....
Yahya Hamid. I have been in the
teaching and tutoring field since 1986. I'm also a registered trainer
with the People's
Association, Singapore, conducting English, Malay & Indonesian courses
for adult learners, and
providing Maths & English tuition to school students and conducting
workshops for parents on how to
tutor their children.
On 18th January 2002, I graduated with a Master of Education degree (M.Ed) from the University of Sheffield, UK. I was in Sheffield to
attend the Congregation for Conferment of Higher Degrees or what we would call
a convocation or graduation ceremony. If you'd like to see some graduation photos, feel free to
I also have an Advance
Diploma in Business Administration and hold several teaching and tutoring certificates. For more on my profile, please Click Here
In teaching languages, I have always
Communicative/Situational Approach to
teaching. I have taught and/or I am
currently teaching English, Indonesian and Malay
languages to professionals, civil servants,
diplomats, member of parliament, business persons, grassroots leaders, foreigners,
students, retirees & homemakers at various community clubs, commercial schools & Government offices.
I always feel a great sense of personal
satisfaction and pride whenever my students are able
to communicate in the languages that I have taught them.
I was an active grassroots leader
for 18 years holding various positions in Marsiling Grassroots
Organisations, Singapore, and in particular as Chairman of Fuchun
Community Club Malay Activity Executive Committee. Check out
for more info on my community work.
the 14-year-old goalkeeper for Raffles Institution
the Semi-Final of the Schools' 'C' Division Soccer
Tournament against St Patrick. Photo
Courtesy of The Straits Times in Feb/Mar 1971.