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Zahariah Bt Pilus
Associate Professor

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  • Ph.D in Linguistics - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin
  • Master in English Language Teaching - Masters Degree, University of Warwick
  • Postgraduate Cert. in Education - Certificate, Maktab Perguruan Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur
  • Bachelor in Linguistics - Bachelor Degree, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Certificate in Australian H.S.C - Certificate, Highett High School, Melbourne
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Applied Linguistics - TESL, language acquisition
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Phonetics and Phonology (Including Prosody) - Acoustic phonetics
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Sociolinguistics (Including Language, Culture and Society, Language Change, Social Dialects, Regional Dialects, Multilingualism, Language Maintenance and Shift) - phonetics, psycholinguistics
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Sociolinguistics (Including Language, Culture and Society, Language Change, Social Dialects, Regional Dialects, Multilingualism, Language Maintenance and Shift) - Sociolinguistics
(PEAS II)PRE-SESS.ENG.FOR ARABIC EXEMPTED II 1994/1995
(PEAS III)PRE.SES.ENG.FOR ARABIC EXEMPTED III 1994/1995
ADVANCED ENGLISH FOR HUMAN SCIENCES 1994/1995
ADVANCED ENGLISH II 1995/1996
ADVANCED ENGLISH WRITING 1993/1994 1994/1995
CCU FOR ARABIC EXEMPTED 1995/1996
COMPUTER ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING 2018/2019
CORE COMPETENCE LOWER 1995/1996
CORE COMPETENCE UPPER 1995/1996
ENGLISH PHONETICS & PHONOLOGY 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011
ENGLISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
INTEN.REMEDIAL PRE.SES.ENG.FOR ARABIC EXE.III 1994/1995
INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS 2003/2004
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS 2010/2011 2011/2012 2015/2016 2016/2017
PCC/CCL FOR ARABIC EXEMPTED 1995/1996
PHONETICS & PHONOLOGY OF ENGLISH 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008
PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018 2018/2019
PHONOLOGY FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER 2007/2008 2008/2009 2010/2011
PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH LEVEL II 1993/1994
PRE-SESSIONAL ENGLISH LEVEL III 1993/1994 1994/1995
PSYCHOLINGUISTICS 2003/2004 2004/2005
REMEDIAL PSES ENGLISH FOR POSTGRADUATE 1995/1996
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER 1 (LANGUAGE STUDIES) 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER I (APPLIED LINGUISTIC 2015/2016 2016/2017
RESEARCH PAPER II (APPLIED LINGUISTIC) 2013/2014 2015/2016 2018/2019
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DISCOURSE 2018/2019
SPECIAL ENGLISH FOR ARABIC MAJOR II 1993/1994
SPECIAL ENGLISH FOR ARABIC MAJOR III 1993/1994
SPECIAL ENGLISH FOR ARABIC MAJOR IV 1993/1994
SPEECH AND ARTICULATORY SYSTEM 2018/2019
TEACHING LISTENING AND SPEAKING 2004/2005 2010/2011
TEACHING LISTENING AND SPEAKING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS 2005/2006
In Progress
2016 - Present Tone Units, Stress and Prominence in the Speech of Malay ESL Speakers
2016 - Present Tone Choices in the Speech of Malay ESL Learners
2016 - Present Profiling the Malaysian English Accent: Evidence from the Vowel Space
2015 - Present Applying the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Islamic Anxiety Reduce Technique (I-ART) to Reduce Communication Apprehension (CA) Experienced by Malaysian Undergraduates in Delivering Oral Presentation
Completed
2012 - 2014 Spelling and Decoding Skills of Arab ESL Learners
2010 - 2015 Pronunciation Learning of Malay as A Second Language Learners
2010 - 2011 Pronunciation Learning Strategies of ESL Learners: A Case Study Sek. Men. Keb. Tanah Merah
Article
2017 –Ed Allomorphs and linguistic knowledge of Malay speakers of English: a descriptive and correlational study. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics , 7 (2) pp.445-454
2017 Learning English in a Third Space? Malay Students in an English-Speaking University in Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities , 25 (3) pp.1167-1180
2016 Validation study of the Malay version of the Myasthenia Gravis Quality of Life (MGQOL)15 and Myasthenia Gravis Activities of Daily Living (MGADL) questionnaires. Neurology Asia , 21 (1) pp.33-39
2013 Exploring ESL learners' attitudes towards English accents. World Applied Sciences Journal 21 (Special Issue of Studies in Language Teaching and Learning) 2013 , 21 pp.143-152
2013 Phonological assimilation in the English of native and non-native speakers’ reading and spontaneous speech. Journal of Modern Languages , 23 pp.57-67
2005 Perception of voicing in English word-final consonants: examining the perceptual assimilation model. Malaysian Journal of ELT Research , Inaugr pp.1-12
2000 Voicing contrast in word-final stops: A preliminary study of Malay English. LSO Working Papers in Linguistics , 1

Conference or Workshop Item

2016 The use of hedges by Malay writers: a study on the discussion section of theses in English language and applied linguistics. In: 10th International Language for Specific Purposes Seminar (LSP 2016)
2016 Native English: ESL learners’ perceptions of female speakers’ accents. In: 2nd International Conference on the Institutional Leadership, Learning and Teaching (ILLT)
2016 The –ed allomorphs of Malay speakers of English and linguistic knowledge types. In: Third International Conference on Language, Literature & Society 2016
2015 The effects of listening-reading programme on the pronunciation of English words by form one students from a secondary school in Pahang. In: DELL Postgraduate Research Symposium 2015
2015 Listening to the accents of male native English speakers: ESL learners’ perceptions. In: International Conference on Languages (ICL 2015)
2014 Spelling and pronunciation skills of Arab ESL learners . In: 3rd International Language Conference (ILC) 2014
2014 Attitudes of Malaysian university students towards six English accents. In: TESOL ACTA 2014 Meeting the Challenge International Conference
2013 Politeness in request forms as perceived by Malay second language learners of English. In: International Language for Communication Conference
2012 Pronunciation learning strategies of Malay ESL learners. In: EWRF Education Conference
2011 Novice ESL learners' perception of English accents: an exploratory study. In: The 2nd International Language Conference, 2011
2009 If snakes ‘hiss’ and cows ‘moo’ when they are awake, what sounds do gorillas and chickens make? : creating learners’ awareness of four English vowels. In: 18th MELTA International Conference
2008 Creating awareness of the orthographic representations of [i] and [ɪ]. In: English and Asia 2008, First international conference on language and linguistics
2004 The perception of voicing in English word-final consonants: examining the perceptual assimilation model. In: MELTA Conference - Focus on Oracy

Book

Book Section

2013 Chapter 1: Introduction. In: Language and Literature in Research and Education an Islamic Perspective IIUM Press . ISBN 978-967-418-287-8 , pp.1-8