International Young Scholars Journal of Language (IYSJL) is an online, peer-reviewed biannual journal. The journal aims to provide an avenue for young scholars to publish their research work and to share their findings or insights with other young scholars, academicians and practitioners. The objective of this journal is to inspire undergraduate students to become prolific writers. The paper should comprise research which is empirically grounded or theoretically oriented.

1. Author Guidelines 

 Submissions of contribution to the International Young Scholars Journal of Language (IYSJL) must be emailed to the Associate Editor. After submission, the editorial team will review the papers and decide whether to accept or do desk rejection. Academic papers will be subjected to a double-blind peer review procedure. Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before or be under consideration for publication by another journal. Final acceptance of the manuscript is subject to 24% or lesser similarity index in the plagiarism check.

2. Manuscript Requirements

Format All files should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document by savings as 97-2003
Article Length A maximum of 5000 words. This includes all texts, including references
Article Title A title of not more than TEN words
Article Title Page This should include: Article Title, Author Details, Supervisor’s Name (As Second Author-where applicable), Structured Abstract (Purpose, methods, findings, implication, originality of research), Keywords (maximum five), Article Classification (Follow JEL CODE)
Headings Headings must be concise and numbered in roman, with a clear indication of the distinction between the hierarchy of headings. The first level headings are to be presented in bold format and subsequent sub-headings to be presented in italics.
Research Funding Authors must declare all sources of external research funding in their article and a statement to this effect should appear in the Acknowledgements section
Figures All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be numbered and be in the text.
Tables Tables should be typed and included in the text in the main body of the article not in  a separate file
References References to other publications must be in APA style (6th Edition) and cautiously checked for totality, accuracy and consistency. This is very important in an electronic environment because it enables your readers to exploit the References


Prof. Dr. Nuraihan Mat Daud

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Mohd Azrul Azlen Abd Hamid (PhD)
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Editorial Board:

Afiza Mohamad Ali (PhD)
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Ali Al Sayed Hassan Al Halawani (PhD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Arina Johari International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Jowati binti Juhary (PhD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Lilisuriani Abdul Latif National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM)
Mardian Shah bin Omar (PhD) Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
Mohamad Zuber Ismail International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Muhammad Sabri Sahrir (PhD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Nonglaksana Kama (PhD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Nor Shidrah binti Mat Daud (PhD) MARA University of Technology (UiTM)
Nurkhamimi Zainuddin (PhD) Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
Raihanah bt Mohd Mydin (PhD) National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Salih Mahgoub Mohmed Eltingari (PhD) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

International Young Scholars Journal of Language Volume 1, No.1 November 2016

1. Students' Perception on the Utilization of Technology in Pragmatics Learning

-Siti Normarlianie Omar and Adlina Amani Abdul Razak and Lilisuriani Abdul Latif

2. Students’ Preference for Tools on Learning Management System

-Sofea Nabila Mohd Najmi, Nurul Syafieqah Jaafar and Rawdhah Paiz

3.The Approach Used in Delivering Negative Messages at the Workplace

-Tengku Nur Amira Solehah Binti Tengku Anuar and Nor Shidrah Mat Daud

4. Factors Influencing the Success of Learning Management System (LMS) on Students’  Academic Performance

-Nur Sakinah Binti S M J Dulkaman and Afiza Mohamad Ali

5. Investigating Mat Rempit’s Linguistic Identity: Assigning New Meanings To Standard Malay Words

-Durah Jasmin Abu Din, Nathiqa Azira Utoh Joehann, Nur Atiqah Rahim and Farrah Diebaa Rashid Ali

International Young Scholars Journal of Language Volume 2, No. 1, October 2017 

(Full Journal)

International Young Scholars Journal of Languages 2020



English Articles

Factors Affecting Willingness to Communicate in English Among Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Students

Muhammad Faizal Salim and Al Amirul Eimer Ramdzan Ali

A Study on Gender Differences in Emoji Usage

Rawdhah Paiz

University Students' Perceptions on Smiles from Strangers of Different Gender

Nur Ameera Najihah Mohd Ghazalee and Khairil Azwar Razali


Artikel Bahasa Malaysia

Analisis Deiksis Novel 9 Nyawa: Satu Analisis Pragmatik

Maryam Nabilah Alias dan Nurul Jamilah Rosly

Kefahaman Makna Peribahasa dalam Kalangan Pelajar Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Kampus Pagoh

Siti Humairah Abdul Rahman dan Nora 'Azian Nahar

Peribahasa Melayu Berunsurkan Burung: Satu Analisis Semantik Inkuisitif

Muhammad Nor Sahfiq Amran dan Julainan Nopiah

Leksikal Ayam dalam Peribahasa Melayu

Eli Aima Shazila Amran dan Julainan Nopiah

Percampuran Kod dalam Filem Paskal The Movie

Nur Iliyani Natasha Abdul Halim dan Nora 'Azian Nahar

Arabic Articles

The Difficulties and Challenges of Understanding Arabic Magazines among Students Majoring in Arabic for International Communication

Muhammad Shafiq bin Shams al-Din and Salih Mahgoub Mohamed Eltingari

Weakness in gathering information in writing scientific research for students Specialists in the Arabic language at the International University Malaysia: Problems and Solutions

Shafiq Khairy bin Saadoun and Salih Mahgoub Mohamed Eltingari