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  1. Bhattacharyya, E., & Zainal, A. Z. (2015). What do students and engineers have to say about communicative competence in technical oral presentations? Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 23 (S), 123-142.
  2. Cheong, H. F., & Kaur, S. (2015). Legitimising male grooming through packaging discourse: A linguistic analysis. Social Semiotics, 25(3), 364-385.
  3. Chew, E., Ding, S. L., & Rowell, G. (2015). Changing attitudes in learning and assessment: cast-off‘plagiarism detection’ and cast-on self-service assessment for learning. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 52(5), 454-463.
  4. Coluzzi, P. (2015). Economic phenomena and ideologies behind language shift: From nationalism and globalization to modernization and the ideology of "new". Language Problems and Language Planning, 39(1), 70-83.
  5. Haleh Parsa & Jariah Mohd Jan (2015). Apology strategies of Iranian ESL students. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, 4(1), 137-150. doi: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.4n.1p.137.
  6. Hassan, R. (2015). Analisis penguasaan bunyi vokal bahasa Perancis oleh pelajar Melayu. GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies, 15(3), 99-120.
  7. Roshidah Hassan, Kamila Ghazali, & Amah Haji Omar. (2015). Vitality of the Orang Asli languages in Gerik, Perak. Oceanic Linguistics54(2), 492-506.
  8. Hawamdeh, M. A., & Kadhim, K. A. (2015). Parenthetical cohesive explicitness: A linguistic approach for a modified translation of the quranic text. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, 4(5), 161-169.
  9. Jariah Mohd Jan and How, C. 2015. Discursive construction of Asian responses towards impoliteness. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 23(S): 89 – 106.
  10. Kuang, C.H., Wong, N.L and David, M.K (2015). The perceived value of silence and spoken words in Malaysian interactions. SEARCH (Malaysia), 7(1), 53-70.
  11. Kuang, C. H. (2015). Functions of Malaysian SMS condolences. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 23(3), 479-493.
  12. Kuang, C. H. & David, M. K. (2015). Basic and advanced skills they don’t have: The case of postgraduate and literature review writing. Malaysian Journal of Learning & Instruction, 12, 131-150.
  13. Khedri, M., Chan, S. H. & Helen, T. (2015). Interpersonal-driven features in research article abstracts: Cross-disciplinary metadiscoursal perspective. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 23(3), 303-314.
  14. Kumar, S. & Jariah Mohd Jan. (2015). The assortativity of scholars at a research-intensive University in Malaysia. The Electronic Library33(2), 162-180.
  15. Nikitina, L., Zuraidah Mohd Don, & Sau C. L. (2015). Exploring structure and salience of stereotypes about Russia. Zeitschrift für Slawistik, 60(1), 1-17.
  16. Lau, E. K. L. (2015). Interactive meaning potentials in weight-loss web- advertising: The female body in crisis. Kritika Kultura, 25, 4-25.
  17. Lim, J. M.-H., Loi, C.-K., Hashim, A., & Liu, M. S.-M. (2015). Purpose statements in experimental doctoral dissertations submitted to U.S. universities: An inquiry into doctoral students' communicative resources in language education. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 20, 69-89.
  18. Manan, S. A., David, M. K., & Dumanig, F. P. (2015). Disjunction between language policy and children's sociocultural ecology – an analysis of English-medium education policy in Pakistan. Language and Education, 29(5), 453-473.
  19. Muhammad Alkali, Rosli Talif and Jariah Mohd Jan (2015). Constructing the subject, deconstructing the text: The feminist other in Achebe's Anthills of the Savannah. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 23(3), 583-602.
  20. Noh, N. M., Siraj, S., Jamil, M. R. M., Husin, Z., & Sapar, A. A. (2015). Design of guidelines on the learning psychology in the use of Facebook as a medium for teaching & learning in secondary school. Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 14(1), 39-44.
  21. Perumal, T., Muthusamy, P., Salleh, C. I., & Krishnamoorthy, K. (2015). Discourse features in the lyrics of the Tamil song 'Annaiyin Karuvil'. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities23(4), 1083-1098.
  22. Pillai, S., Soh, W. Y. & Yusuf, Y. Q. (2015). Perceptions about ones heritage language: The case of the Acehnese in Kampung Aceh and Malacca Portuguese-Eurasians in the Portuguese settlement in Malaysia. KEMANUSIAAN The Asian Journal of Humanities 22(2), 67-92.
  23. Pogadaev, V.A. (2015). Ахмад Бустаман и Народная партия Малайи (Ahmad Boestaman and People’s Party of Malaya). – Voprosy Istorii. Moscow: Russian Academy of Scienses, N 11, 124-132.
  24. Veesar, Z. A., Kadhim, K. A., & Sriniwass, S. (2015). Establishing the thematic structure and investigating the most prominent theta roles used in Sindhi language. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, 4(4), 216-230.
  25. Wang, X., & Van De Velde, H. (2015). Constructing identities through multilingualism and multiscriptualism: The linguistic landscape in Dutch and Belgian Chinatowns. Journal of Chinese Overseas11(2), 119-145.
  26. Yamaguchi, T., & Yeo, H. (2015). Foreigner and foreign in English-language newspapers in Malaysia: A framesemantic approach. 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature, 21(2), 103-114.
  27. Yamaguchi, T. (2015). The historical development of person markers in Japanese: The roles of linguistic signs. Language Sciences, 47, Part A, 117-128.
  28. Yamaguchi, T. (2015). The rise of demonstrative-based first/secon person markers in the history of Japanese: A speaker subjectivity account. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 16(2), 250-276.
  29. Yee, A., Yassim, A. R. M., Loh, H. S., Ng, C. G., & Tan, K. A. (2015). Psychometric evaluation of the Malay version of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS-BM). BMC Psychiatry, 15, 200, 1-6.
  30. Zuraidah Mohd Don, Amir Ghajarieh, Ali Salami (2015). Voices of girls with disabilities in rural Iran. Disability & Society, 30(6), 805-819.


  1. Abbas Zare-ee, Zuraidah Mohd Don and Tam S. S. (2015). Teacher research in higher education: A comparative study of Malaysian and Iranian English language lecturers’ perceptions. The International Journal of Humanities, 22(1), 1-28.
  2. Anis Ashrafzadeh, Zuraidah Mohd Don, & Meshkat, M. (2015). The effect of familiarity with content knowledge on Iranian medical students’ performance in reading comprehension texts: A comparative study of medical and TEFL students. Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 6(3), 524-534.
  3. Coluzzi, P. (2015). The languages of places of worship in the Kuala Lumpur area: A study on the ‘religious’ linguistic landscape in Malaysia. Linguistic Landscape. An International Journal1(3), 243-267.
  4. Dumanig, F.P., David, M. K., Kais, A. K. & Lumayag, L. (2015). Code switching in mixed couples interaction: A conversation analysis. Protagonist International Journal of Management and Technology (PIJMT), 2(1), 1-26.
  5. Dumanig, F. P. (2015). Descriptive analysis of the Surigaonon Language. Polyglossia 27, 1-10.
  6. Gan, A., David, M. K., & Dumanig, F. P.(2015). Politeness strategies and address forms used by Filipino domestic helpers in addressing their Malaysian employers. Language in India, 1I5(1), 46-73.
  7. Habibah Mat Rejab, Zawawi Ismail, Mat Taib Bin Pa. (2015). تدريس الأنشاء في برنامج الشهادة العالية الدينية في ماليزيا )قضايا وتحديات( : Al-Dad, April 2015, 25-43.
  8. Hasanuddin, Salahuddin Muhammad Shamsuddin. (2015). التعبيرات الاصطلاحية بيناللغتين العربية والإندونيسية )دراسة تحليلية تقابلية( : Al-Dad, April 2015, 150-176.
  9. Hussein Soori & Su'ad Awab. (2015). Evaluation of Google and Bing online translations of verb-noun collocations from English into Arabic. Journal of Modern Languages25, 35-60.
  10. Jariah Mohd Jan & Cherish How. (2015). Recognising barriers to academic achievement of foster children in Malaysia: A case study, Asia Pacific Journal of Contemporary Education and Communication Technology1(1), 37-43.
  11. Jariah Mohd Jan & Pung Wun Chiew. (2015). Women and online enquiries on infertility issues. Malaysian Journal of Languages and Linguistics4(1), 1-16.
  12. Kaori, K. & Suzana Ismail (2015). Aiming towards ASEAN literacy through Japanese language education. ASEANリテラシーにつながる学びを目指して Waseda Studies in Japanese Language Education, 18, 33-38
  13. Kulwindr Kaur Gurdial Singh (2015). Training Translators. Jurnal Penterjemah, Jilid. XVI(1) 29-57.
  14. Mat Zaid Hussein (2015). Pemikiran penutur di sebalik implikatur percakapan dalam wacana kartun editorial Melayupuitika. Jurnal Humanior11(2), 101-121.
  15. Mohajer, L. & Jariah Mohd Jan. (2015). To cooperate or not to cooperate? The factors influencing men and women' s participation in gender research. Journal of Human and Social Science Research7(1), 20-29.
  16. Mohd Ridhuan Mohd Jamil, Saedah Siraj, Farazila Yusof, Nurulrabihah Mat Noh, Zaharah Hussin, & Ahmad Arifin Sapar (2015). Aplikasi teknik fuzzy delphi terhadap keperluan elemen keusahawanan bagi pensyarah kejuruteraan Politeknik Malaysia: International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship, 5(1),135-150.
  17. Nowrouzi, S., Tam, S. S., Zareian, G & Nimehchisalem, V. (2015). Iranian EFL students’ listening comprehension problems. Theory and Practice in Language Studies5(2), 263-269.
  18. Ong, S. N. & Zaitul Azma Z. H. (2015). Memahami penguasaan kata sendi nama bahasa Jepun dalam kalangan pelajar Melayu: Satu pendekatan analisis kesilapan. Jurnal Bahasa dan Budaya Jepun, 5, 41-61.
  19. Saipolbarin Ramli, & Ahmad Fikri Haji Husin. (2015). Penggunaan unsur tumbuh-tumbuhan dalam gaya bahasa Al-Tasybih di dalam Al-Quran Al-Karim. 'Ulum Islamiyyah Journal Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, 16, 2015, 1-22.
  20. Saipolbarin Ramli, & Ahmad Fikri Haji Husin. (2015).Elemen geografi dalam pentafsiran perkataan Al-Rayhan (ال ري حان ) dalam Surah Al- Rahman. GEOGRAFI, 3(1), 16-25.
  21. Saipolbarin Ramli, Sumaiya Zainal Abidin@Murad, & Ahmad Fikri Husin (2015). Kefahaman tafsiran ayat 80 dari Surah Yasin dan hubungannya dengan sains biodiesel: Satu pengayaan. Al Qimah Al Mudhafah The Journal of Management and Science (ALQIMAH), 1(1), 1-8.
  22. Salahuddin Muhammad Shamsuddin. (2015). Al-Lughah al-Arabiyyah Wa Tatawurat al-Lisaniyat al-Hadithah: Al-Dad, April 2015, 1-24.
  23. Salahuddin Muhammad Shamsuddin, Mat Taib Bin Pa, Mohd Zaki Bin Abd. Rahman. (2015). فلسفة الحياة و الموت في شعر محمد إقبال : Al-Dad, April 2015, 127-149.
  24. Supramani S., Wang X. M., Riget, P. & Koh, Y. C. (2015). Is Tamil an endangered language?A linguistic landscape perspective. Tamil Education Journal of Tamil Foundation Malaysia, I, 17-25.
  25. Shafia Akhter & Kulwindr Kaur Gurdial Singh. (2015). An analysis of the translation of allusions in Kazi Nazrul Islam’s poems. Jurnal Penterjemah, XVII(2), 73-79.
  26. Sirwan Anwar Majdi Kuri, Salahuddin Muhammad Shamsuddin. (2015). التكرار المعجمي و استراتجياتهالإقناعية في الوسائل الإعلامية و التداولية المعاصرة : Al-Dad, April 2015, 112-126.
  27. Wan Hasan Wan Mat. (2015). مشاكل الترجمة الثنائية بين اللغة العربية و اللغة الماليزية : Al-Dad, April 2015, 44-61.
  28. Wang X. (2015).The origin and development of linguistic strategic studies. Journal of Chinese Sociolinguistics. 22, 1-9.
  29. Wolf, H. V. (2015). A short history of German-Malay(Si): A cultural encounters in the light of German foreign cultural policy. Malaysian Journal of International Relations, 3, 31-56.


  1. Asmah Haji Omar, Kamila Ghazali, Faridah Noor Mohd. Noor, Mohammad Seman, Mat Taib Pa. (2015). Malays in the Holy Land an ethnolinguistic study. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.
  2. Andrey Taranov, Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Thematishe Woordenschaft Nederlands-Maleis. 3000 Woorden. USA: T@P Books.
  3. Andrey Taranov, Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Thematishe Woordenschaft Nederlands-Maleis. 5000 Woorden. USA: T@P Books.
  4. Andrey Taranov, Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Thematishe Woordenschaft Nederlands-Maleis. 7000 Woorden. USA: T@P Books.
  5. Andrey Taranov, Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Thematishe Woordenschaft Nederlands-Maleis. 9000 Woorden. USA: T@P Books.
  6. Chiah Seng (2015). A critical study of Sirius poetical society: A case study of literary dissemination. Dream Seed Publisher; Kampar.
  7. Kamila Ghazali & Neubauer, D. (Eds). (2015). Technology and workplace skills for the Twenty-First century: Asia Pacific universities in the globalized economy. New York: Palgrave-MacMillan.
  8. Karunakaran K.,, R. Krishnan, Supramani, S., & Mannar M. (2015). Tamil Phonology. Oyiya Printing, Coimbatore.
  9. Pogadaev, V.A (2015). Бруней. Краткий справочник. Русско-малайский (брунейский) разговорник (Brunei. A Short Reference Guide. Russian-Malay/Brunei Phrasebook). Moscow: Klyuch-S.
  10. Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Wajah sarjana pengajian Melayu Rusia. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka.
  11. Pogadaev, V. A. (2015). Sayap Sastera. Satu Catatan Kenangan. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  12. Salahuddin Mohd. Shamsuddin, Mohammad Seman, Mohd. Zaki Abd. Rahman, Wan Hassan Wan Mat (2015). Fundamental and Contemporary Trends in Comparative Literature. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.
  13. Salahuddin Mohd. Shamsuddin, Zuraidah Mohd Don, Mohd. Zaki Abd. Rahman, Mat Taib Pa (2015). Important Issues In Arabic-Islamic Studies. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.
  14. Samsur Rijal Yahaya, Ahmad Sabri Abdul Samad, Norfaizal Jamain, Abdul Rahim Mat Yassim, Norizah Hassan, Mat Zaid Hussein & Malek Saidin (2015). Ekspresi Bahasa Melayu Asas. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya.
  15. Seok, P. J., & Chaemin, S. (2015). Korean language 1: For beginners. Kuala Lumpur: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia.


  1. Gut, U. & Pillai, S. (2015). The question intonation of Malay speakers of English. In E. Delais-Roussarie, M. Avanzi, M. & S. Herment (Eds.), Prosody and languages in contact: L2 acquisition, attrition, languages in multilingual situations (pp. 51-70). Berlin: Springer.
  2. Kamila Ghazali & Neubauer, D. (2015). The Introduction. In Kamila Ghazali and Neubauer, D (Eds.), Technology and workplace skills for the twenty-first Century: Asia pacific universities in the globalized economy (pp. 1-8). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Kamila Ghazali & Neubauer, D. (2015). Emerging new identities for public universities: Implications on the Postgraduate Programmes in University of Malaya. In Kamila Ghazali and D. Neubauer, (Eds.), Technology and workplace skills for the twenty-first Century: Asia pacific universities in the globalized economy (pp. 175-184). S. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Kamila Ghazali & Neubauer, D. (2015). Addressing the challenges of rapid higher education change in the early 21st century. In Kamila Ghazali and D. Neubauer, (Eds.), Technology and workplace skills for the twenty-first Century: Asia pacific universities in the globalized economy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Kaur, J. (2015) Using pragmatics strategies for effective ELF communication: Relevance to classroom practice. In K. Murata (Eds.), Exploring ELF in Japanese academic and business contexts: Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications (pp. 240-254). London and New York: Routledge.
  6. Lau, S. K., Ang, L. H., Kaur, S. et al (2015). Analisis kesilapan urutan kata nama bahasa Cina serta kaedah pengajarannya. In C. R. Mezah., N. S. Mansor., & Z. M. Zin (Eds.), Spektrum pembelajaran bahasa asing (pp. 16-38). Serdang: Penerbit University Putra Malaysia.
  7. Pillai, S. (2015). Rhoticity in Malaysian English: The emergence of a new norm? In U. Gut, E.-M. Wunder and R. Fuchs (Eds.), Universal or diverse paths to English phonology (pp. 23-40) S. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter,.
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