Welcome to the Language Unit, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya.


The Language Unit of the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics was officially formed in March 2012. Its core responsibility is to run the English for Communication Programme (ECP) which is a university requirement for all undergraduate students of University of Malaya. The ECP consists of English Language proficiency and skills-based courses and currently the unit runs 23 courses under this programme. 

The unit also caters to a large number of exchange students who take courses offered in the ECP programme. In addition, the Unit offers customised language courses. These courses are designed based on the needs of the clients and range in terms of duration, levels of proficiency and skills. It also conducts summer programmes, which are offered in December and July/August each year.   

The Unit has 18 teaching staff members stationed at FLL which is in the main UM campus and 1 teaching staff member at UM’s branch campus in Nilam Puri. The unit is supported by 2 administrative staff