The course gives an early exposure to the Kadazandusun (KD) language and culture. At this level, learners are taught the basic sound system of the language (basic phonetic). Learners will also learn some vocabulary items. In addition, they will also be taught the basic sentence structure of the language, as well as grammatical features such as focus markers. This level will focus on correct pronunciation of the sound in the language, using the four basic focus markers Correctly, and simple sentence structures. Assessment is based on coursework, mid-semester test, oral evaluation and final examination.