CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAILS

Name
  Siti Rohana Binti Mohd Thani
Designation
  Lecturer
Department
  Department of English Language
Faculty
  Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
Tel. No. (Office)
  03-79673116
Fax No.
  03-79579707
E-mail Address
  srohana@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9807-2010  
Address(Office)
  Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
MA (TESL)(USA)(1987), N. ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, FLAGSTAFF
BA (Education)(Wichita,USA)(1985), WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY, WICHITA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Malaysian Modern Language Association, Honorary Secretary, 2014, (International)

Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, Honorary Secretary, 2012, (International)

Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, Committee Member, 2010, (International)

Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, Treasurer, 1999, (International)

Kelab Pengurusan Dan Professional Universiti Malaya, Member, 1999, (National)

MALAYSIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSOCIATION (MELTA), Member, 1999, (National)

Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, Life Member, 1997, (International)

Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, Auditor, 1997-1999, (International)

TESOL International Organisation, Member, 1985, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Program Sarjana Linguistik, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Languages And Linguistics Dean's Office, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 02-May-14

Life member of Malaysian Modern Languages Association, International, 23-Jul-97

Setiausaha Kehormat, International, 01-Oct-14 - 30-Sep-16

Ahli Tambahan Pasukan Kursus Fakulti Bagi Semakan Kurikulum Ijazah Dasar 2014, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Languages And Linguistics Dean's Office, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 09-Jun-14 - 29-May-15

Acting Head of Department, Bahasa Inggeris, Department Of English Language, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 26-Dec-14 - 26-Dec-14

Panel Penemuduga Program Sarjana Linguistik, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Languages And Linguistics Dean's Office, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 24-Nov-14 - 24-Nov-14

Panel Penemuduga Program Sarjana Linguistik, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Languages And Linguistics Dean's Office, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 18-Jul-14 - 18-Jul-14

Penyelaras Kursus TXEA 1103, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Languages And Linguistics Dean's Office, Faculty Of Languages & Linguistics, 02-Sep-13 - 27-Jun-14

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Semantics

Language In Time And Space(Incl.Historical Linguistics,dialectology)

Language In Culture And Society(Sosiolinguistics)

Endangered Language

Linguistic Structures(Incl. Grammer,phonology, Lexicon,semantics)

Linguistic Structures(Incl. Grammer,phonology, Lexicon,semantics) (Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Semantics)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Translations
 
1999

Siti Rohana Mohd Thani.1999.Kajian Lakuan Bahasa Di Dalam Komunikasi Bahasa Kedua, Judul Asas 'Speech Act Analysis in Second Language Communication' oleh Dr. Zuraidah Mohd Don (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Siti Rohana Mohd Thani.1999.Kajian Awal Bidang Lapangan Dari Kelas Etnografi.Judul Asal 'Lessons in Beginning Fieldwork From A Classroom Ethnography' oleh Dr. Saratha V. Sithamparam (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

Language and Cognition

Personal Pronouns in Malay : Special Focus the usage of kita, Co-Researcher, 18/11/2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), 17/11/2015

Professional Skills for Law, Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Silence is not termination: 'Re-start' in group activity talk, Co-Investigator, 2009-now, Self, University

A Genetic and Typological Study of the Mon-Khemer Languages in Malaysia and Thailand: An Investigation into Language Maintenance and Language Loss, Co-Investigator, 2009-2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National

Semantic Vagueness: Billboard Advertisements, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008-now, Self, University

English Language Skills for Law, Co-Investigator, 2007-2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), University

Lexical Semantics of Quantifiers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2011, SLAI, University

Penafsiran Makna : NESLO Tarik, Co-Investigator, 2007-2007, Self, University

Kesantunan Ketika Temubual Warga Emas, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006-now, Self, University

English Language Skills For Law, Co-Investigator, 2006-2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), University

Perception of Matriculation Students on Co-teaching in the Teaching of English Language, Co-Investigator, 2006-now, Self, University

Corpus of Malaysian English Language, Co-Investigator, 2005-2007, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), University

Inter-Generational Transmission of Values Across Ethnic groups: The Role of Grandparents, Co-Investigator, 2005-2007, Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita,Keluarga & masyarakat, National

Etika Berbahasa: Inkuiri Ketuk Ketampi, Co-Investigator, 2005-2006, Self, University

Cultural and Gender: Understanding the Potent Combination of Teenagers Music and Lyrics, Co-Investigator, 2005-2006, Self, University

Comparison of Speech Length of Nouns Between Malaysian English and British English, Principal Investigator(PI), 2005-now, Self, University

Metaphor Translation : A Corpus Study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2003-2004, Self, University

Figurative Language In Discourse : Cognitive and Sound Facets, Principal Investigator(PI), 2003-2004, Self, University

Iconic Relation Between Language and Motor Action: As Seen Among Malaysian When Learning English Language, Principal Investigator(PI), 2000-2001, Self, University

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

Kartun Editorial Bahasa Tamil Mencerminkan Isu-isu dalam Masyarakat India di Malaysia: Satu Analisis Multimodal, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Letters of Compaint in a Malaysian English Newspaper, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Kohesi Nahuan Konjungsi dan Koheren dalam Isu Sensasi Akhbar Bahasa Tamil, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Satu Kajian Penterjemahan Berita Jenayah dari Bahasa Melayu ke dalam Bahasa Tamil, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

A Conceptual Metonymy Analisis of the Formulaic Phrases 'Write as A, Read as B' in Korean, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

A Study of Domestication and Foreignization Strategies of Cultural Specific Items in English Translated Editions of 'Liao Zhai Zhi Yi', Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Apology Strategies in English Used by Malay Undergraduates, Dissertation Examiner, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

The Semantic Analysis of Conjunctions in the Translation of an Arabic-English Novel, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Strategies Used to Comprehend English Idioms among PRC International EFL Students, Panel Assessor, 2015-2014, University of Malaya

Tan Swie Hian Fables: Conceptual Metaphor Theory Analisis, Panel Assessor, 2015-2015, University of Malaya

Ketua Pemeriksa skrip MUET, Examiner Team Leader, 2014-2014, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia

An Analysis of Lexical Repetition in Naguib Mahfouz's Novel Entitled 'Adrift on the Nile', Research Proposal Panel, 2013-2013, Fakulti Bahasa Dan Linguistik

Pemeriksa skrip MUET Sesi July 2013: Listening and Writing, Pemeriksa, 2013-2013, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia

Interlingual Subtitling of Nonsensical Word and Phrases in the Alice in Wonderland Movie, Research Proposal Panel, 2013-2013, Fakulti Bahasa Dan Linguistik

An Analysis of Synonymous Nouns Denoting 'One Who Does Not Belong to the Country' in Local English, Research Proposal Panel, 2013-2013, Fakulti Bahasa Dan Linguistik

A Study of English Idioms Among PRC International Students, Research Proposal Panel, 2013-2013, Fakulti Bahasa Dan Linguistik, Universiti Malaya

The Meaning Construction of Chinese Compounds: A Cognitive Semantic Perspective, Research Proposal Panel, 2013-2013, Fakulti Bahasa Dan Linguistik

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Sijil Penghargaan (khidmat masyarakat), Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, 2015, (INTERNATIONAL)

Perlantikkan Sebagai Ketua Kumpulan Pemeriksa MUET Mac 2015, Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia, 2015, (GOVERNMENT)

Perlantikkan sebagai Ketua Kumpulan Pemeriksa MUET Writing dan Listening 2014, Majlis Pepriksaan Malaysia, 2014, (GOVERNMENT)

Sijil Penghargaan sebagai ahli jawatankuasa persidangan, Persatuan Bahasa Moden Malaysia, 2013, (INTERNATIONAL)

Certificate of Appreciation for being a member of the organizing committee (ALAPP 2013), University of Malaya, 2013, (INTERNATIONAL)

Perlantikkan sebagai Ketua Kumpulan Pemeriksa MUET Writing & Listening (July 2013), Majlis Peperiksaan Malaysia, 2013, (GOVERNMENT)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Event Organiser

PERSIDANGAN ANTARABANGSA DAYA HIDUP BAHASA DAN BUDAYA, PERSIDANGAN ANTARABANGSA DAYA HIDUP BAHASA DAN BUDAYA, 05 Jun 2013 to 06 Jun 2013, PERSATUAN BAHASA MODEN MALAYSIA, (International)

COLLABORATING ACROSS DISCIPLINARY AND PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES, 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (ALAPP 2013), 12 Dec 2013 to 14 Dec 2013, FAKULTI BAHASA DAN LINGUISTIK, (International)
 
Presenter

The Use of Peson Reference among Malaysian Indian Transgenders, 2nd International Conference on Behavioral and Social Science Research (ICBSSR 2014), 06 Aug 2014 to 08 Aug 2014, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, UTAR and Western Social Science Association, (International)

VITALITY OF CULTURE AND LANGUAGE IN WEDDING CARDS: A MULTIETHNIC PERSPECTIVE, PERSIDANGAN ANTARABANGSA DAYA HIDUP BAHASA DAN BUDAYA, 05 Jun 2013 to 06 Jun 2013, PERSATUAN BAHASA MODEN MALAYSIA, (International)
 
Others

ETHICS IN RESEARCH, ETHICS IN RESEARCH, 05 Jul 2013 to 05 Jul 2013, ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (ADEC), (University)

SPECTRUM WORKSHOP, SPECTRUM WORKSHOP, 27 Mar 2013 to 27 Mar 2013, ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (ADEC), (University)

SUPERVISION

 
Role As Advisor At First Degree Level
(Academic Session), (No. of Candidates), (No. of Contact Hours Per Year)

2003/2004, 2, 4

2002/2003, 4, 8

2001/2002, 8, 16

2000/2001, 8, 16
 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, Seetha A/P Apalasamy, Reading ESP, 2003/2004

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Shuhasyini A/P Balan, IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION OF MALAYSIAN INDIAN TRANSGENDERS, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Mangammah A/P Threvegedam, UNSUR HAIWAN DALAM PERIBAHASA TAMIL, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Shamala A/P Selvam, BAHASA RETORIK DALAM IKLAN KECANTIKAN, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Nur Zahraa Binti Hanafie, EVASION IN POLITICAL NEWS INTERVIEW, 2013/2014

Masters Degree, Anusuya A/P Muniandy, IS ADJECTIVES A SELLING WORD?, 2010/2011
 
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed

English Language Evolution, 2004/2005, 3

English Language Evolution, 2003/2004, 2

English Language Evolution, 2002/2003, 4

English Language Evolution, 2001/2002, 4

English Language Evolution, 2000/2001, 3

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate

Bahasa Dan Kognisi, 2005/2006(2), 7, 36

Bahasa Dan Kognisi, 2004/2005(2), 7, 42

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

Vijaya Lekshmi a/p K.P (Reference Items In Agricultural Articles) Nov.1997, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Pengantar Sejarah Linguistik (TTEA 2111)--- Sem.3,2006/2007; Sem.1,2006/2007; Sem.1,2005/2006; Sem.1,2004/2005; Sem.1,2003/2004; Sem.3,2003/2004, Sem.1,2002/2003; Sem.3,2002/2003, Sem.1,2001/2002, Examiner and Settor , 

Aishah Rohani Nahar (Perlambangan Dalam Peribahasa Melayu Sarawak) Mac 1998, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Reha Mustafa (Konsep Masa Dalam Al-Quran: Suatu Kajian Dalam Juzu' Amma) April 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Indra Yefitmon (An Evaluation of the English Textbooks Used in an Indonesian Secondary School) April 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Ad. Samat hj Hamzah (Penggunaan Perkataan Dan Frasa Bahasa Arab Dalam Sistem Perbankan Islam Di Malaysia) April 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Fatimah Bt Subet (Implikatur Dalam Pantun Melayu Sarawak ) Mei 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Alias Bin Sidek (Penglihatan Dunia Orang Melayu Dalam Peribahasa) Mei 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Mohammad Najib Bin Awang (Kajian Pemakaian Ayat Majmuk Dalam Skrip Jawapan Geografi Pelajar Tingkat 5) Jun 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Fazidah Bt Fauzi (Analisis Kesilapan Penguasaan Bahasa Dalam Penggunaan Laras Ekonomi) Dis. 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Mohammad Bin Idris (Kesantunan Berbahasa Dalam Perbualan Keluarga Melayu) Nov 1999, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Asmah Ghaus (English Language Use Among Upper Secondary Malaysian Students: A Case Study) Jan 2002, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Mamat Anak Unggat (Kajian Penukaran Kod Di Kalangan Guru Pelatih Iban: Satu Kes Kajian) Jun 2003, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Nor Shahila Mansor (Analisis Komunikasi 'Internet Relay Chat (IRC)'Tempatan dan Luar Negara) Feb 2005, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Rema Menon a/p CV Kesavan (Malaysian Hip Hop: A Platform For Sexism) Okt. 2005, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

Bahasa Dan Kognisi (TXGA 6314) --- Sem.1,2006/2007; Sem.2,2005/2006; Sem.2,2004/2005; Sem.2,2003/2004; Sem.2,2002/2003; Sem.2,2000/2001; Sem.2,1999/2000; Sem.2,1998/1999; Sem.2,1997/1998, Examiner and settor , 

Komunikasi Bahasa Antara Budaya (TTEA 3112) --- Sem.2,2006/2007; Sem.2,2005/2006; Sem.2,2004/2005, Examiner , 

Preparatory English Course 1 (FB 0111) --Sem.1, 2005/2006; Sem.1, 2004/2005, Examiner and Settor , 

Preparatory English Course 2 (FB 0112) --- Sem.2,2005/2006; Sem.2,2004/2005, Examiner and Settor , 

English Language Evolution (TCEE 3152) --- Sem.1,2004/2005; Sem.1,2003/2004; Sem.1,2002/2003; Sem.1,2001/2002; Sem.1,1999/2000, Examiner and Settor , 

Communication Skills For Doctors (MBBS 2) --- Sem.1,2003/2004; Sem.1.2002/2003, Examiner , 

Bahasa Inggeris Pra-API (IXEX 0219, IXEX 0220, IXEX 0221) --- Sem.1,2000/2001; Sem.2,2000/2001; Sem.1,1999/2000; Sem.2,1999/2000; Sem.1,1998/1998; Sem.2,1998/1999; Sem.1,1997/1998; Sem.2,1997/1998, Examiner and Settor , 

English Language For Specific Purposes (GTEB 1111, GTEB 1022, GTEB 1001 and GTEB 1091) --- Sem.1,1999/2000; Sem.2,1999/2000; Sem.1,1998/1999; Sem.2,1998/1999; Sem.1,1997/1998; Sem.2,1997/1998, Examiner and Settor , 

English Language Development (DAMK 301) --- Sem.2,2000/2001, Examiner and Settor , 

Kursus TEAT 0107 and TEAT 0108 --- Sem.1,1997/1998; Sem.2,1997/1998, Examiner and Settor , 

English Language Enrichment (FT 035 and FT 045) --- Sem.1,1996/1997; Sem.2,1996/1997, Examiner and Settor , 

Mad Amin Mad Yusof (Penguasaan Bahasa Melayu Di Kalangan Guru-guru Pelatih Bumiputra Dan Bukan Bumiputra Di Maktab Perguruan Rajang Bintagor,Sarawak) Mac 1998, Dissertation Internal Examiner , 

TTEA 3102 (Language Acquisition) Sem 1,2014/2015, Examiner and Settor ,  (2014-2015)

Grammatical Errors Across Proficiency Levels in the Spoken English of Matriculation Students (Nurjasmin Binti Mahidin Abd Kadir), Master Degree Report ,  (2014-2014)

Analysis of Speech-Acts in Selected Military and Civilian Speeches of President Obasanto : A Case Study (Aminu Basiru), Master Degree Candidature Defence ,  (2014-2014)

Analisis Kandungan Ilmu Sintaksis Dalam Buku Teks Bahasa Arab Kurikulum Baru Sekolah Menengah (Nik Muhammad Rozi b Nik Yusof), Research Proposal ,  (2014-2014)

Panel Penilai Rancangan Penyelidikan Bidang Syntax Fakulti Bahasa dan Linguistik, Penyelidikan Bidang Syntax ,  (2014-2015)

A Study on the Possibility of Developing an Academic Test of Pragmatic in Malaysia (Amir Boudaghi), Research Proposal ,  (2014-2014)

The Study on Metaphoric and Metonymic Expressions of Body Part Terms Hannu (hand) and Kai (head) in Hausa Language (Yusuf Ahmed Gwarzo), Research Proposal ,  (2014-2014)

Kajian Semantik Kata Nama Pinjaman Dalam Daichouhen Doraemon (Nadia Binti Zubir), Master Degree Dissertation ,  (2014-2014)

The Analysis of Theta Role to the Verb of Hausa Language (Ali Umar Muhamad), Master Degree Candidature Defence ,  (2014-2014)

Kata Pinjaman Bahasa Inggeris Dalam Komik Jepun (Manga) : Satu Analisis Semantik (Nadia Binti Zubbir), Master Degree Candidature Defence ,  (2014-2014)

Analysis of Speech-Acts in Selected Military and Civilian Speeches of President Olusegun Abasanto of Nigeria (Aminu Basiru), Research Proposal ,  (2014-2014)

A Study of Verbs of Consumption: Their Literal and Figurative Uses (Jeon Mi Ae), Research Proposal ,  (2014-2014)

A Study of Polysemy on Chinese Body-Part Terms Tou (Head) and Yan (Eye): A Cognitive Approach (Lv Yetong), Master Degree Dissertation ,  (2014-2014)

TXEA 1103 (Critical Thinking) Sem 2, 2013/2014; Sem 1, 2014/2015, Examiner and Settor ,  (2013-2015)

TTEA 3112 (Komunikasi Antara Budaya) Sem 2, 2013/2014, Examiner and Settor ,  (2013-2014)

Kursus TTEA 3112 : Komunikasi Antara Budaya (Sem 1, 2013/2014), Examination Paper ,  (2013-2014)

Kursus TXEA 1103: Pemikiran Kristis dan Kemahiran Menyelesaikan Masalah(Semester 1 dan 2, Sesi 2013/2014), Examination Paper ,  (2013-2014)

Kursus TTEA 3102: Pemerolehan Bahasa (Sem 1, 2013/2014), Examination Paper ,  (2013-2014)

TTEA 2111 (Pengantar Sejarah Linguistik) Sem 2, 2013/2014, Examiner and Settor ,  (2013-2014)

TXGX 6101 (Linguistic Theory) Sem 2, 2013/2014; Sem 1, 2014/2015, Examiner and Settor ,  (2013-2015)

Technical Writing (GTEE 1113) Sem.1 2012/2013, Examiner and settor ,  (2012-2013)

Historical Linguistics, Examiner and Settor ,  (2012-2012)

Intercultural Communication (TTEA 3112) Sem 1. 2012/2013, Examiner and settor ,  (2012-2013)

Teori Linguistik (TXGX 6101) Sem 2. 2011/2012, Sem 1. 2012/2013, Examiner and settor ,  (2012-2013)

Critical Reading and Writing, Examiner and Settor ,  (2012-2012)

Critical Thinking and Solving Problem (TXEA 1103) Sem 1. 2012/2013, Examiner and settor ,  (2012-2013)

Motivation and Attitudes Towards Learning English; A study of International Undergraduates in malaysia, MESL Dissertation ,  (2011-2011)

Practical Two-Way Translation (English 1)TCEE 3153, Examiner and Settor ,  (2011-2011)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Honorary Secretary, Malaysian Modern Languages Association , (National), 01-Oct-14 until 30-Sep-16