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Day 1 – 25 June 2018

8:30 – 9:20 am

SEMINAR REGISTRATION

9:20 – 9:40 am

WELCOMING ADDRESS BY CHAIRMEN OF LSP-GABC 2018

9:40 – 10:40 am

PARALLEL SESSION 1

BALLROOM

PENDETA 1

PENDETA 2

PENDETA 4

9:40 – 10:00 am

Branding: Past, Present and Future

Norazmah Suhailah bt Abdul Malek, norazmah.kl@utm.my

Noor Aireen bt Ibrahim

naireen@utm.my

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

English-medium instruction in the Japanese higher education:

Challenges and controversies emerging in the last decade

Kenichi Sato

Doshisha University

Kyoto, Japan

Pedagogical Functions of Teachers’ Code-switching in Malaysian English as a Second Language Classrooms

Nur ‘Ain Mohd Shahroom

Azian Abd. Aziz @ Ahmad

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Communicating Brand Authenticity: Adding Value to the Chilean Wine Industry

Judith Ainsworth

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Fox School of Business

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Speakman Hall 208K

215-204-4234

10:00 – 10:20 am

The Impact of Advice and Information Giving Related Challenges on Advice and Information Giving Sequence in HIV Counselling Sessions

Nur’ain Balqis Haladin

Noor Aireen Ibrahim

Azizah Rajab

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Deaffrication Process among Arab Learners of English: The Case of Voiceless Postalveolar Affricates /tʃ/

Mohd Hilmi Hamzah1

Osama Gaber El-Weshahi2

1School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia

2Zefta Educational Administration, Amr Ibn Alaas Language School, Arab Republic of Egypt

Common Features in Popular Android Vocabulary Learning Apps

Azura Sirri

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Faizal Yamimi Mustaffa

Abdul Rahim Salam

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Language Strategy and the Politics of Language Choice in International Business Communication

David Victor

College of Business

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

USA

dvictor@emich. edu

10:20 – 10:40 am

Communication Patterns of Malaysian SME Interactions Using WhatsApp

Rohayah Kahar

Hadina Habil

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Student and Instructor Reflections on Use of Discussions Among Students with Different Personality Profiles Categorised under LEONARD Personality Inventory (LPI)

Siew Fong Lin

Department of Social Science, Faculty of Social Science, Arts and Humanities

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Malaysia

Identifying Rooms for Improvement through Application User Reviews

Linda V.Prapagara

Nur Hazwani Mohd Muhridza

Faizal Yamimi Mustaffa

Ghazali Bunari

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Teaching Business Students the S.T.A.R. Method of Interviewing: Empowering Future Talents

Ban Phung

Brigham Young University, Hawaii, USA

10:40 – 11:10 am

MORNING BREAK

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

PLENARY 1 – ProfESSOR Dr Misa FUJIO

BALLROOM

12:00 – 1:00 pm

KEYNOTE 1 – ProfESSOR BILJANA SCOTT

BALLROOM

1:00 – 2:30 pm

LUNCH

2:30 – 4:10 pm

PARALLEL SESSION 2

BALLROOM

PENDETA 1

PENDETA 2

PENDETA 4

2:30 – 2:50 pm

Shifting positions when giving advice and information: A case of Malaysian breast cancer survivor personal blogs

Wan Nur Asyura Wan Adnan

Noor Aireen Ibrahim

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Speaking Test Group Formation: Of Test Takers’ Proficiency Level and Performance

Muhamad Elyas Md. Nor1

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof2

Masdinah Alauyah Md.Yusof3

1,2,3Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

(E-mail:elyasmdnor@yahoo.com,m-halim@utm.my,alauyah@utm.my)

Oral Communication Strategies Employed by UTM Engineering Undergraduates in Relation to Motivation and Anxiety

Toh Wen Tee1

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noor Zainab Abdul Razak2

1Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

2Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Cultural Diversity and its Organisational Impact: Case of India

Shoma Mukherji

Delhi School of Business (DSB)

shoma126@gmail.com

2:50 – 3:10 pm

Exploring Visual Framing of Islam: A Comparative Analysis

Isyaku Hassan

Mohd Nazri Latiff Azmi

Faculty of Languages and Communication

Sultan Zainal Abidin University, Gong Badak Campus, Kuala Terengganu, 21300, Malaysia.

Tel: +6-011-337-090-84. E-mail: isyaku87@gmail.com

Bridging the Gap Between Employers’ Expectations and Graduates’ Actual Performances Through Communication Strategies

Assoc Prof Dr. Nora Zakaria

Zaharah Abd Jalal

Siti Nur Sakinah Yunos

Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

A Symbiotic UTM-UNMC Collaboration: Supporting Postgraduates of Bangladeshi College Education Development Project (BCEDP) with English Language Proficiency through MyLinE

Fatimah Puteh

Ummul Khair Ahmad

Farhana Diana Deris

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Shazwani Abd Rahman

Rika Diana Busri

Nurhidayah Mohd Sharif

Nur Shamsinar Ramli

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Digital Transformation of Global Trade: A Paradigm Shift

Matthew H. Sauber, PhD, Department of Marketing, Eastern Michigan University. msauber@emich.edu

3:10 – 3:30 pm

The Stigma of Mental Illness: A review of Discourse Driven Studies on News Media Coverage

Siti Munirah Mohd Ali1

Noor Aireen Ibrahim2

1School of Humanities and Social Sciences, KUPTM

2Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Content validation of an instrument developed to assess the English oral communication skills of Malaysian Science and Technology undergraduates

Azlina Aman1,

Kamal J I Badrasawi1*,

Ainol Madziah Zubairi1,

Elia Md Johar2,

Noor Lide Abu Kassim1

1Kulliyyah of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, 53100, Kuala Lumpur

2Academy of Language Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450, Shah Alam, Selangor

Literature Review of Educational Mobile App Evaluation Rubrics

Faizal Yamimi Mustaffa,

Abdul Rahim Salam

Faruk Muhammad

Lokman Hafiz Asary

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Global Business Communications in the Cyber Era: Academic Response to the Challenge

Dr. Mahmud Rahman, Professor of Finance,

College of Business Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA

3:30 – 3:50 pm

Challenges in Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in Vocational Colleges in Malaysia

Norziana Nasir1

Fuzirah Hashim2

1Kolej Vokasional Port Dickson

2Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Enhancing Oral Communication Confidence via Learning Buddies

Masdinah Alauyah Md Yusof

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof

Rohayah Kahar

Ghazali Bunari

Adlina Abdul Samad

Noor Abidah Mohd Omar

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Students’ Perception on Gamification Elements in Referencing Skills Module

Siti Khadijah Abdul Wahab

Faizal Yamimi Mustaffa

Faruk Muhammad

Lokman Hafiz Asary

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Business Communication for Spreading New Ideas within an Organization

Momotaro Takamori

Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo, Japan

3:50 – 4:10 pm

The Motivation Pattern Among UTM Japanese Language Learners: A Comparison between Free Elective Course and Compulsory Course Students

R.Kumaraguru

Salwati Saad

Low Lai Har

B.Shalini Srika

Loh Khai Xian

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The Anxiety and Attitude of Malaysian Secondary Students Towards Learning English Language

Imran Lakshmi A/P Pratha

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

imren_2205@yahoo.com.my

Grow with MyLinE: Challenges and the way forward in developing English competency of UTM Human Resource (HR)

Shazwani Abd Rahman

Fatimah Puteh

Ummul Khair Ahmad

Farhana Diana Deris

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Rika Diana Busri

Nurhidayah Mohd Sharif

Nur Shamsinar Ramli

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Looking back acts: knowledge building and a learning affordance for developing group memory at team meetings

Amanda Lacy

TSTA (organisational), M.LS&T, PhD Candidate

Centre for Research on Innovation and Learning

University of Sydney, Australia

4:10 – 5:00 pm

PLENARY 2: SPEAKER(S) FROM INDUSTRY: Madam Zaharah Abdul Jalal & Madam Nitra Sari Omar

5:00 – 5:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK/END OF DAY 1

Day 2 – 26 June 2018

8:20 - 8:30 am

SEMINAR BRIEFING

BALLROOM

8:30 – 10:30 am

PARALLEL SESSION 3

BALLROOM

PENDETA 1

PENDETA 2 (MCRS 2018)

PENDETA 4

8:30 – 8:50 am

Repetition in Life Insurance Sales Meetings

Wan Irham Ishak1

Shameem Rafik-Galea2

Shafinah Md Salleh1

1Universiti Teknologi Mara Kedah Branch, Kedah, Malaysia

2Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

wanirham787@kedah.uitm.edu.my11

POSTER (SET UP)

Methodological aspects on collocation inspection

Hazri Shahreen Hashim & Sheena Kaur Jaswant Singh

Universiti Malaya

hazrishahreen@siswa.um.edu.m

sheena@um.edu.my

Learning Negotiation with Theatre for Living & Game-based-Learning

Olivia Hernández-Pozas*

Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

8:50 – 9:10 am

Making Sense of Doctoral Students’ and Supervisors Reflections on Supervision

Nor Hanim Mustafa1

Minah Harun2

1English Language Department, Centre for Language Studies and Generic Development, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 16300 Bachok, Kelantan, Malaysia norhanim@umk.edu.my

2Department of Language Studies, School of Languages, Civilisation and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Darul Aman, Malaysia. minn@uum.edu.my

POSTER PRESENTATION

Give hints or to hint: Investigating use of GIVE and TAKE in Malaysian Learner Corpus

Christina Ong Sook Beng

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar Campus

ongsb@utar.edu.my

Organizational communication and the impact on employee job satisfaction: A meta-analysis

Linda E Ruiz1

Sergio M Madero-Gomez2

1EGADE Business School, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Eugenio Garza Lagüera and Rufino Tamayo, Monterrey, N. L, Mexico.

2Tecnologico de Monterrey, Faculty of Business, Social Sciences and Human Studies, Garza Sada 2501, Monterrey, N.L, Mexico

9:10 – 9:30 am

Keberkesanan Modul iKbat-PLBD Terhadap Pencapain Kemahiran Berfikir Aras Tinggi (KBAT) Pelajar Bagi Topic Pengendalian Data

Mohammad Firros Bin Rosool Gani1*

Dr Wan Hanim Nadrah Binti Wan Muda2

1,2Fakulti Pendidikan Teknikal dan Vokasional

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

POSTER PRESENTATION

Halal and Haram in Malaysian Parliamentary Discourse

Kesumawati A.Bakar

Norsimah Mat Awal

Azhar Jaludin

Anis Nadiah Che Abdul Rahman

Zaharom Ridzwan

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

kesuma@ukm.edu.my

How differences in national cultural systems influence the way disputes are resolved across nations? A conceptual analysis of the Mexican, Pakistani and US dispute resolution approaches

Professor Mohammad Ayub Khan

Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

9:30 – :9:50 am

A Study of Tertiary ESL Students’ Expectations of Blended Learning

Francis Xavier A.S.Rajoo1

Puvaneswary Murugaiah2

1Academy of Language Studies, University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Kedah

2School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Kajian korpus pola bahasa Melayu-Islam di Malaysia

Nor Fariza Mohd Nor

Imran Ho Abdullah

Jamaluddin Aziz

Anis Nadiah Abdul Rahman

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

fariza@ukm.edu.my

Chat groups inside organizations—New method for organizing and controlling through reverse hierarchy

Eric Robles1

Sergio M Madero-Gomez2

1EGADE Business School, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Eugenio Garza Lagüera and Rufino Tamayo, Monterrey, N. L, Mexico.

2Tecnologico de Monterrey, Faculty of business, social sciences and human studies, Garza Sada 2501, Monterrey, N.L, Mexico

9:50 – 10.10 am

Communicating and Collaborating in Online Team-Based Learning Environment

Joo-Seng Tan1

Yuanyuan Guan2

Siew Eng Tan3

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Technological University Singapore

1ajstan@ntu.edu.sg 2guanyy@ntu.edu.sg 3tansieweng@ntu.edu.sg

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Pembinaan Korpus Selari Quran Arabic-Quran Malay: Cabaran dan Penyelesaian

Nurul Huda Mohamad

Su’ad Awab

Mat Taib Pa

Universiti Malaya

huda86@siswa.um.edu.my

Sharing cultural issues to make business between the U.S. and Mexico

Dra. Martha C. del Ángel Castillo

Profesora Titular

Coordinadora del Programa de Inglés

Departamento Regional de Lenguas

Escuela de Humanidades y Educación

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey

10:10 – 10:30 am

Kepimpinan Transformasi Dalam Kalangan Guru Besar dan Komitmen Guru di Sekolah Rendah SBT

1SheeilaKrishnan

2Mohamed Yusoff Bin Mohd Nor

1,2Fakulti Pendidikan

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

sheeilakrishnan@yahoo.com sheeila.krishnan@yes.my

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Reka Bentuk Korpus dan Semantik Bingkai [Frame Semantics] untuk Leksikografi Bahasa Melayu

AG Aniswal

Mashitoh Mustapha

Universiti Sains Malaysia

aniswal@gmail.com

Identifying the “co-responsibility zone” as a psychologic factor for negotiation

Sergio Manuel Madero Gómez

Oscar Eliud Ortiz Mendoza

Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

10:30 – 11:00 am

MORNING BREAK

11:00 am– 11:15 pm

OPENING CEREMONY:

WELCOMING ADDRESS BY THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA

11:15 – 11:30 am

OPENING SPEECH BY HER MAJESTY RAJA ZARITH SOFIAH BT ALMARHUM SULTAN IDRIS SHAH

PERMAISURI OF JOHOR

11:30 -12:20 m

KEYNOTE 2: HER MAJESTY RAJA ZARITH SOFIAH BT ALMARHUM SULTAN IDRIS SHAH

PERMAISURI OF JOHOR

12:20 – 2:10 pm

LUNCH

2: 10– 4:10 pm

PARALLEL SESSION 4

BALLROOM

PENDETA 1

PENDETA 2 (MCRS 2018)

PENDETA 4

2:10 – 2:30 pm

Enhancing Students’ English Language Oral Communication through an Immersion Programme

Rohayah Kahar

Masdinah Alauyah Md Yusof

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof

Adlina Abdul Samad

Ghazali Bunari

Noor Abidah Mohd Omar

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Korpus Bahasa Melayu dari Web: Satu Penilaian

Azhar bin Jaludin

Imran Ho Abdullah

azharj@ukm.edu.my, imranho@ukm.edu.my

“Have you heard about it before?”: Reader-Writer visibility features in Malaysian Learner Corpus of Argumentative Essays

Ummul Khair Ahmad1

Low Poh Wey2

Unversiti Teknologi Malaysia

1m-ummul@utm.my 2pwlow@sc.edu.my

2:30 – 2:50 pm

Leap with MUET through MyLinE

Fatimah Puteh

Ummul Khair Ahmad

Farhana Diana Deris

Shazwani Abd Rahman

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Rika Diana Busri

Nurhidayah Mohd Sharif

Nur Shamsinar Ramli

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

We in Malaysian Learner Argumentative Writing: A Corpus-driven Analysis

Aeisha Joharry

Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

aeisha@uitm.edu.my

Epistemic Modality as Hedging and Boosting Devices in Scientific Articles: The Case of Novice vs Expert Writers

Nurul Na’immah Hamdan1

Ummul Khair Ahmad2

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

1naimmah@utm.my

2m-ummul@utm.my

2:50 – 3:10 pm

Using the potential of the Part Time Students in Engineering Higher Education Sector: Pedagogy and Innovation

Muhammad Nauman Bashir

Middle East College

Muscat, Oman

mbashir@mec.edu.om

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Capturing Athlete’s Emotion: Corpus-Assisted Discourse Analysis in Malaysian Sports News Discourse

Habibah Ismail

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

habibah.ismail@usim.edu.my

The cultural conceptualisation of ‘LOVE’ in Malay: A corpus-based cultural linguistic analysis

Hajar Abdul Rahim

Universiti Sains Malaysia

hajar@usm.my

3:10 – 3:30 pm

Writing Strategies among Nigerian Student-Writers

Mohammed Bello1

Minah Harun2

1&2 Department of Language Studies, School of Languages, Civilization & Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia

1bellom825@gmail.com

2minn@uum.edu.my

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Strategies on Moving Malaysian Corpus Research Forward and Beyond

All MCRS2018 presenters and participants

Communication of Value Enhancing Information by Businesses: A Brief Overview

Alahassane Diallo1

Asrat Tessema2

College of Business

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI 48197 1adiallo@emich.edu

2atessema@emich.edu

3:30 – 3:50 pm

Students’ Achievement in Arabic Course and Their Informal Exposure to the Language

Nor Izzuani Binti Izhar

Noorhidayah Binti Abu Hasim Ahmad Irfan Bin Jailani

Nor Ainee Binti Idris

Fahmi Bin Md Fisol

Faculty of Language and Education

Kolej Universiti Islam Melaka

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Strategies on Moving Malaysian Corpus Research Forward and Beyond

All MCRS2018 presenters and participants

Factors Associated with SMEs Success and the Triple Helix of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Research

Nkem Okpa Obaji1

Aslan Amat Senin2

Dele Olaolu3

1Department of Business Administration, Nile University of Nigeria, 240102, Jabi, Abuja

2Faculty of Management, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

3Department of Banking and Finance, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Nigeria

3:50 – 4:10 pm

Amalan Kepimpinan Distributif Penyelia dan Hubungannya Dengan Motivasi Guri Di Sekolah Dalam Hospital (SDH) Di Malaysia

Logavalli Balakrishnan1

Jamalullail Abdul Wahab2

1,2Fakulti Pendidikan

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

valli4581@gmail.com

POSTER (DISPLAY/VOTING)

Analyzing Students’ Perceptual Learning Styles At A Polytechnic in Malaysia

Marcus Gee-Whai, KHO

General Studies Department, Politeknik Kuching Sarawak, KM.22 Jalan Matang, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

e- morpheme Significantly Generates New terms for Today People Life

Nana Raihana Askurny

Universitas Maritim Raja Ali Haji

Indonesia

4:10 – 5:00 pm

PLENARY 3 – ProfESSOR Dr Masputeriah Hamzah

BALLROOM

5:00 – 5:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK/END OF DAY 2

7:30 – 10:30 pm

CONFERENCE DINNER

Day 3 – 27 June 2018

8:30 - 8:40 am

SEMINAR BRIEFING

BALLROOM

8:40 – 10:40 am

PARALLEL SESSION 5

BALLROOM

PENDETA 1

PENDETA 2

PENDETA 4

8:40 – 9:00 am

Pixton-ising Shakespeare's plays: Using Web Comics to Facilitate Meaning Making

Farhana Diana Deris

Niloofar Joneydi Language Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Usage of Voice Thread for collaborative learning

Ainun Nadhrah Muhammad Zailani1

Fatimah Puteh2

1Kolej Yayasan Pelajaran Johor, Johor Bahru, Johor.

2Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The use of Telegram as motivational tool in using English among primary school students

Hema Mustafa

Nur Athirah Mohammed

Mohammad Naim Rahim

Ahmad Syafiq Mohamed Izhar, Sayed Ali Reza Ahmadi

Shalini Srika Bala

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

A Comparative Study of Meeting Chairing Activities in Authentic and Simulated Business Meetings

Bertha Du-Babcock, Associate Professor & Associate Head

City University of Hong Kong,

Department of English, CMC Building, M 8076, Hong Kong

9:00 – 9:20 am

Tahap Kesedaran Guru Terhadap Kefungsian Pentaksir Dalam Merancang Program Pendidikan Berimpak Tinggi di Sekolah

Mohd. Faizal bin Mohd Yunus (SISC+)1

Samairee bin Samsuddin (SISC+)2

Yusaini bin Kasiron (SISC+)3

1,2,3Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Pontian

JKR 197P Jalan Al-Sagoff 82000, Pontian Johor Darul Takzim

Assessing the English language needs of Saudi engineering undergraduates: A diagnostic view

Iftikhar Muhammad1

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof2

1,2Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Implementation of Professional Learning Communities in Schools

Julia Binti Abdul Muttalip

SISC+ PPD KULAI

julia.abdul@moe.gov.my

Effective Communication and Planning as a Management tool for Organisational Performance

Nkem Okpa Obaji1

Umar Mohammed Saganuwan2

1Department of Business Administration, Nile University of Nigeria, 240102, Jabi, Abuja, Nigeria

2Department of Business Administration and Management, Federal Polytechnic, 912101 Bida, Niger State, Nigeria

9:20 – 9:40 am

Evaluation of English Vocabulary Mobile Apps to Help Malaysian Secondary School Students

Sureana Masdar1

Faizal Yamimi Mustaffa2

Siti Nur Atikah Nazari3

Noziha Ahmad4

1, 3, 4Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Pontian

2Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

1sureana6446@gmail.com

2faizalym@utm.my

3lawieka82@yahoo.com.my

4nziajgk@gmail.com

A Profile of Spoken Productive Vocabulary across different Proficiency Levels

Nor Hazwani Munirah Lateh1,2

Sarimah Shamsudin3

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof4

1,3,4Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

2 Centre for Language Studies and Generic Development, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, 16300 Bachok, Malaysia

The Fundamental Factor in Learning Process

Bilal Khalid Khalaf

University of Anbar, Iraq.,

Phd Candidate Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

The Importance of Micro-Case Studies in Global Communication and Cross-Cultural Business Situation Training

Kimberley Barker, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Eastern Michigan University, Management Department, 300 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

9:40 – 10:00 am

Investigating Rater Reliability of PT3 Spoken Interaction Task

Shiknesvary Karuppaiah

Dr Abdul Halim Abdul Raof

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Teachers’ knowledge and beliefs on the CEFR implementation in Malaysia ESL classrooms

Nur Ashiquin C. Alih

Masdinah Alauyah Md Yusof

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof

Fauziah Ismail

Norhanim Abdul Samad

Tina Abdullah

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

The Anxiety and Motivation of Malaysian Students Towards Learning English Language

Kalai Selvi A/P Tachinamutu

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Secretivegal1978@gmail.com

Effectiveness of Online Forum as a Platform to Share Ideas among Tertiary Level Students

Lin Han1

Masdinah Alauyah Bt Md Yusof2

1,2Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 1linhan319@gmail.com

2alauyah@utm.my

10:00 – 10:20 am

Oral Communication Barriers Facing Arab Medical Students

Mohammad Sohrab Khan1

Abdur Rahim Salam2

Norazman bin Abdul Majid3

1,2,3Language Academy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

sohrabkhanus@yahoo.com,

m-arahim@utm.my

Group Discussion: Does Background of Group Members Matter?

Muhammad Syafiq Ramli1

Abdul Halim Abdul Raof2

Abdurraouf Ramesh Abdullah3

Azian Abd. Aziz @ Ahmad4

Fauziah Ismail5

Masdinah Alauyah Md. Yusof6

Norhanim Abdul Samat7

Tina Abdullah8

1CELPAD, International Islamic University Malaysia

2,4,5,6,7,8Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

3School of Languages, Civilization and Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia

Going beyond main ideas: Online instructors’ personal experience facilitating adult learners to interact online

Rika Diana Busri

Fatimah Puteh

Ummul Khair Ahmad

Farhana Diana Deris

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Shazwani Abd Rahman

Nurhidayah Mohd Sharif

Nur Shamsinar Ramli

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Kesantunan Bahasa : Bahasa Sapaan dalam Kalangan Pelajar IPT

Zaliza Mohamad Nasir

Siti Aishah Abdul Hamid Akademi Bahasa

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

10:20 – 10:40 am

Enhancing Students’ Reading Comprehension Skills through Cooperative Learning

Deneswary a/p Kumarasamy

Zaidah Zainal

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Explicit Teaching of Thematic Progression to Improve the Coherence of Students’ Narrative Paragraph Writing

Khairul Anuar bin Abdullah1

Noor Abidah Mohd Omar2

1Faculty Education

2Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Opt for English with MyLinE: Promoting Language Use among Non-English Optionist Teachers

Farhana Diana Deris

Fatimah Puteh

Ummul Khair Ahmad

Shazwani Abd Rahman

Awis Rumaisya Azizan

Rika Diana Busri

Nurhidayah Mohd Sharif

Nur Shamsinar Ramli

Language Academy

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

10:40 – 11:10 am

MORNING BREAK

11:10 am – 12:00 pm

PLENARY 4– ProfESSOR Dr Barry O’Sullivan

BALLROOM

12:-00 – 1:00 pm

KEYNOTE 3– Associate Professor Dr Yunxia Xu

BALLROOM

1:00 – 2:30 pm

LUNCH/END OF CONFERENCE

2:30 – 10:00 pm

CONFERENCE TOUR