There are three major languages in Malaysia:
The official language is Malay, but English is widely spoken, compulsory in school, and is the main language spoken in private colleges and universities.
Kuala Lumpur is well known for the wide arrange of accredited language schools that are well equipped with qualified and skilled teachers. That being said, it can be hard to find which school is best for you.
Megan Office (HQ)
B-7-2 and B-7-3(Unit 1-5) Megan Avenue 2, Block B
Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
ELIT Language Centre
Wisma Uoa Centre, 19,
Jalan Pinang, 50450
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A-2-1 Wisma HB,
Megan Avenue 2,
12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng,
50450 Kuala Lumpur.
42, Jalan Ampang,
55000 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
International House Malaysia
1, Jalan SS 26/2, Taman Mayang Jaya,
Petaling Jaya, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Private lessons can be arranged through language schools or you can find ads on bulletin boards. An hour session can range from RM50 to RM150.
An exchange partner is an excellent resource for practicing a new language with a native speaker. As an added bonus, language exchange partners can help you understand the culture of the area and inform you of local happenings. Find a tandem partner through EasyExpat's classifieds