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  1. How, C. and Jariah Mohd Jan. 2019. Speech Act of Concern on the Academic Performance of Malaysian Foster Children, GEMA Online® Journal of Language Studies, Volume 19(3), 88-108. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  2. Zulkarnain, N. A. & Jariah Mohd Jan (2019). Solicitation of online social support: Self-disclosure of eating disorder patients. Journal of Nusantara Studies, 4(1), 344-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jonus.vol4iss1pp344-364 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  3. Nikitina L., & Furuoka, F. (2019). Language learners’ mental images of Korea: Insights for the teaching of culture in the language classroom. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 40(9), 774-786. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2018.1561704 (ISI-Indexed)
  4. Nikitina, L. (2019). Do country stereotypes influence language learning motivation? A study among foreign language learners in Malaysia. Moderna Sprak, 113(1), 58-79. (ISI-Indexed
  5. Nikitina, L., Paidi, R., & Furuoka, F. (2019). Using bootstrapped quantile regression analysis for small sample research in applied linguistics: Some methodological considerations. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210668. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210668 (ISI-Indexed)
  6. Abas, N & Kaur, S. (2019). Theologising the Discourse of Representation through ‘Faith’ and Religion in Football News. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies. 25(3): 150 – 162 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  7. Fernandez, P.R.; Ng, K.W.; Kaur, S. (2019).Risk Communication Strategies for Possible Health Risks From Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMF) Emission by Telecommunication Structures. Health Physics. 116:6. 835-839. (ISI-Indexed)
  8. Hijjo, N., Kaur, S., Khadim, K. (2019).Reframing the Arabic Narratives on Daesh in the English Media: The Ideological Impact. Open Linguistics. 5(1). 81-93 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  9. Suppiah, P., Kaur, S. Arumugam, N. Shanthi, A. (2019). News Coverage of Foreign Sex Workers in Malaysia: A Critical Analysis. GEMA Online. 19 (1), 136-152 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  10. Cheong, H.F. & Kaur, S. (2019). Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest ‘hunk’ of them all? Negotiating a masculine notion of skin whitening for Malaysian men. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research. 11(1). 54-73 (SCOPUS-Indexed)                                                    
  11. Mohsin Hassan Khan, Hamedi Mohd Adnan, Surinderpal Kaur, Rashid Ali Khuhro, Rohail Asghar and Sahira Jabeen (2019). Muslims’ representation in Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim-Islam statement: A critical discourse analysis. Religions 2019, 10, 115, 1-16                                                          I
  12. Peter, S., Abdul Rahman, Z. A., & Pillai, S. (2019). Hypernasality in singing among children with cleft palate: A preliminary study. Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg., 48(10), 1317-1322.
  13.  Adnan, E., Pillai, S., & Poh, S. C. (2019). The level of awareness and production of English lexical stress among English language teacher trainees in Malaysia. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 9(1), 98-107.
  14. Shah, M., Pillai, S., & Sinayah, M. (2019) Translanguaging in an academic setting. Lingua, 225, 16-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lingua.2019.05.001
  15. Pillai, S. Baxter, A. N. & Soh W.-Y. (First View). Malacca Portuguese Creole. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 1-10. doi:10.1017/S0025100319000033
  16. Siti Zaidah Binti Zainuddin, Pillai S., Dumanig, F. P. & Phillip, A. (2019). English language and graduate employability. Education + Training. 61(1), 79-93
  17. Choo S. C, Zainuddin S. Z. & Pillai, S. (2019). The relative efficacy of recasts and prompts on past tense use of ESL learners. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 16,(2), 485-498.
  18. Ding, S.L., & Chew, E. (2019). Thy word is a lamp unto my feet: A study via metaphoric perceptions on how online feedback benefited Chinese learners. Educational Technology Research and Development, 67(4), 1025-1042. Doi:10.1007/s11423-019-09651-w
  19. Ding, S. L., Wu, C. C., & Goh, K. L. (2019). In quest of a new identity? Language variation in Sabah. Lingua, 227, 102703. Doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2019.06.004 (ISI-Indexed)
  20. Deliang Man, Aiping Mo, Meng Huat Chau, John Mitchell O’Toole & Charity Lee (2019) Translation technology adoption: evidence from a postgraduate programme for student translators in China, Perspectives [Online First] (ISI-Indexed)
  21. Ismail, I. N., & Shanmuganathan, T. (2019). Face Threats in Threads: Assessing the Responses to Impoliteness in Facebook Comments on 1MDB. 3L: Language, Linguistics, Literature. The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies, 25(4), 34 - 50. (SCOPUS-Indexed)   


  1. Isai Amutan Krishnan, Jariah Mohd. Jan and Siti Zaidah Zainuddin. (2019). Investigating the Use of stressed Words in Job Interviews amongst Malaysian Fresh Graduates, Journal of Language and Communication, 6(2), September, 181-201. e-ISSN: 2637-0875 http://journalfbmk.upm.edu.my/index.php/jlc/article/view/136/123 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)                                                                               
  2. Salem, N. & PillaI, S. (2019). An acoustic analysis of the rhythm of Yemeni Arabic. Journal of Modern Languages, 29, 1-22. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)                                                                        
  3. Choo, S .C., Pillai, S., & Zainuddin, S. Z. (2019). The role of noticing in the acquisition of the past tense form in English through oral corrective feedback. The English Teacher, 48(2), 45-69 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS) 


  1. "Azirah Hashim and Anthony Milner (Eds.). 2019. Malaysian Perspectives on ASEAN Regionalism. UM Press, KL.
  2. Neubauer, D. & Kaur, S. (2019). Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education in Asia Pacific. Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Samsur Rijal Yahaya (2019), Semiotik Sosial Masyarakat Seletar. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
  4. Yoong, D. (2019). Interactional orderliness and disorderliness in the Malaysian Parliament. Kuala Lumpur: UM Press
  5. Mohd Zaki Abd Rahman, Mohamad Hussin, Che Radiah Mezah. (2019). Pengantar Balaghah Bahasa Melayu Berpandukan Balaghah Arab. Serdang: Penerbit UPM
  6. Kaur, S (2019). Gender and Leadership in a Research University: The Case of University Malaya. In Neaubauer, D & Kaur,S (eds) 2019. Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education in Asia Pacific. Palgrave Macmillan. pp 127 – 143
  7. Azirah, H., & M Miandy, M. (2019). Trends in Higher Education (Malaysia). In L. P. Symaco & W. J. Jacob (Eds.), Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies. London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
  8. Azirah Hashim and Aliyyah Nuha Azman. 2019. Malaysia and the Role of Education in Community Building. In Azirah Hashim and Anthony Milner (eds.) Malaysian Perspectives on ASEAN Regionalism. University of Malaya, KL.
  9. Azirah Hashim and Anthony Milner. 201 Introduction. In Azirah Hashim and Anthony Milner (eds.) Malaysian Perspectives on ASEAN Regionalism. UM Press, KL.
  10. Nikitina, L., Cho Mar M.T., & Rosenun C. (2019). An analysis of learning needs among students learning Burmese, Thai and Russian in University of Malaya. In Nur Azah Hamzaid & Fauza Ab Ghaffar (Eds.), Eyes on learning, hearts on teaching (pp. 27-33). Academic Enhancement and Leadership Development Centre (ADeC), University of Malaya.
  11. Pillai, S., Rosli, S. R., Wan Aslynn, W. A., Hassan, R., & Phillip, A. (2019). The vowels e and ɛ in Malacca Portuguese. In Y. N. Thai & J. Setter (Eds.), Speech research in a Malaysian context (pp. 5-27). Serdang: UPM Press.
  12. Lim, C. B., & Ding, S. L. (Eds.) (2019). Pashu de yang: Contemporary Chinese prose in Malaysian (2013-2016). Kuala Lumpur: Empress Culture.
  13. Lee, C. (2019). Representing Migration in ASEAN: Challenges to Regional Integration. In A. Idris & N. Kamaruddin (Eds.), ASEAN Post-50: Emerging Issues and Challenges (pp. 135-154). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.
  14. Sakaran, C. & Shanmuganathan, T. (2019). Engagement Site 6: Global Engagement. In A Holistic Learning Environment: Learning English and Beyond. A Handbook. Department of Higher Education. Ministry of Education Malaysia.
  15. Bidin, S. J. & Shanmuganathan, S. (2019). Engagement Site 5: Industry-Academia Collaboration. In A Holistic Learning Environment: Learning English and Beyond. A Handbook. Department of Higher Education. Ministry of Education Malaysia.


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