PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. ANNE BENEDICT NAIR

Department of English Language
Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
 
  +603-79673087
  annebene@um.edu.my
 Department of English Language, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8237-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • University of Malaya, Academic Member, 2014 to 2016, (University)
  • Basic Ecclesial Community, Active Member, 2019, (National)

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


  • Supervisor, Faculty, 12/09/2019 to 22/08/2021 (Han YangXI my PhD student just registered)
  • Wakil ke Perpustakaan UM, University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2020 (Still the wakil)
  • pelantikan sebagai wakil ke perpustakaan UM, University Malaya, 30/04/2016 to 30/04/2018 (Representative appointed by Prof. Stefanie Pillai Dean of Faculty of Languages and Linguistics)
  • Representing Faculty of Language and Linguistics, Faculty, 29/10/2015 to 29/10/2015 (Requested by HOD)
  • FLL Library Committee Member, Faculty, 30/06/2014 to 31/12/2015 (AJK perpustakaan)
  • Wakil Pengganti ke perpustakaan utama, Faculty, 01/07/2013 to 10/03/2014
  • Programme Coordinator, University Malaya, 01/04/2013 to 02/06/2014
  • Course Representative for Year 3 English programme for Law Faculty, Faculty, 31/12/2012 to 31/07/2013

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2013
  • Nair,A.B.2013.Cross-language transfer of phonological and morphological awareness among young Malay second language learners.A PhD thesis. 

2012
  • Kulwindr Kaur Gurdial Singh, Anne Benedict Nair, Saroja Dhanapal and Mohd Iskandar Rahmad Sukor.(2012) Language errors in written English among international students.Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Teoh M.L., Loghman A., Ong L.T. Nair A.B. (2019). 'The Effects of Problem Based Language Learning on the Listening Comprehention Skills of Malaysian Undergraduate Students' The Journal of AsiaTEFL (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2018
  • Nair, A.B.and Sriniwass,S. (2018). Cross-Language Transfer of Morphological Awareness Among Young Malay Second Language Learners of English. Journal of Language and Communication, Vol. 5 (1) March, p.63-85 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

1994
  • Nair,A.1994.\'A Study of the Macrostructure of Written Proposals by Professionals from the Malaysian Business Community\'Journal of Modern Languages 8,pp67-77 
Proceeding

1994
  • Nair,A.1994.Motivation without Need:A case for promoting Malaysian English.(Presented at the INTELEC \'94 Conference organised by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Intenational Assoc. of World Englishes and National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia.) 

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


  • The Effects of Problem-Based Learning on Listening Proficiency of ESL Learners in a Listening Course, Co-Investigator, 2018 - 2018, UM-LiTeR, (National)
  • The Effects Of Problem-based Learning On Listening Proficiency Of Esl Learners In A Listening Course, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, RU Geran - ADEC, (National)
  • Tawaran Bantuan dan Cuti Penyelidikan, Others, 2012 - 2012, Special Case Grant, (National)
  • Language Errors in Written English Among International Students, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Phonological and Grammatical Awareness

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


  • Pakar Bidang dan penggubal Soalan MUET, 2019-2019, MPM
  • Book review of English for you by Oxford Fajar, 2018-2018, Oxford Fajar
  • Using Mobile Phones for Vocabulary Acquisition in an ESL classroom, 2016-2016, University of Malaya
  • Advise to PhD student in New Zealand University of Canterbury, 2015-2015, Student studying at the University Of Canterbury
  • Examiner of thesis, 2014-2014, UM
  • A case study:think-aloud protocols of ESL undergraduates in writing, 2013-2013, Universiti Malaya
  • Usage of Translation and L1 By International Students Learning English in Malaysia, 2012-2012, University Malaya

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


  • Glocall 2019 Conference, Pac Call and University of Foreign Language Studies, The University of Da Nang, Vietnam, 2019, (International)
  • International Learning Improvement and Teaching Enhancement Conference (Litec) 2019, Adec, 2019, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation by Institute of Mechanical Engineers, University of Malaya, Faculty of Engineering, 2018, (University)
  • Enhancing Reliability and Validity in Group Oral Interaction Assessment, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 2015, (Department)
  • Award of Phd Degree, Universiti Malaya, 2013, (University)
  • Tawaran Bantuan Dan Cuti Penyelidikan Grant Sebanyak Rm6680, Universiti Malaya, 2012, (University)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2009
  • Hadiah Cuti Belajar, University Malaya, 1997, (University)

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


PRESENTER
  • Cross-language Transfer of Phonological and Morphological Awareness Among Malay Second Language Learners, 3MT Competition, 2012-11-23 to 2012-11-23, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, (University)
  • taklimat mengenai Kursus Bahasa Inggeris, Aturcara program Minggu haluansiswa Sesi 2013/2014, Fakulti Undang-undang, 2013-09-05 to 2013-09-05, Law Faculty, (University)
  • Cross-language Transfer of Morphological Awareness Among Malay ESL Learners, Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference 2018, 2018-12-03 to 2018-12-04, Asia - Europe Institute, University of Malaya, (International)
  • can Listening classes be made more interesting with technology? A problem based language learning approach to teaching listening, GLOCALL, 2019-08-08 to 2019-08-10, The University of Da Nang, Vietnam, (International)

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


  • Metacognitive Awareness of Listening Strategies Among Malaysian ESL Learners, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • The Effects of Direct and Indirect Written Corrective Feedback on ESL Students' Use of Past Tenses, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • The Positioning of Teachers' Identity as Oral Examiners in Narrative Construction, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • A Replication Study of Language Development in the Writing of Malaysian Chinese Learners of English, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Impact of Social Networking Sites on Academic Writing Among Chinese Postgraduates, Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Assess thesis, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)

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


  • Agreed to be interviewed by medical students as part of Peperiksaan profesional Peringkat 3.2 bagi Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perubatan dan Sarjana Muda Pembedahan, (University), 12/04/2020 until 12/04/2018
  • Outreach Programme to bring cheer to 37 aged orphans in Asrama Cahaya Rumah Wanita Cacat, Bukit Bintang KL. The Women are all mentally and physically challenged with an average age of 75% , (Community), 30/11/2019 until 30/11/2019
  • Basic Ecclesial Community: Good Shepherd BEC , (Community), 01/01/2019 until 31/12/2019

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Fatin Farhana Binti Hamam, Language Acquisition, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Nina Nadia Binti Hamidi, Language Acquisition, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mellisa Chin Lee Lee, Language Acquisition, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Olutoye- Fahm Kafayat, Still working on it, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Nur Amalia Binti Abd Jalil, The Perception of Learning English Grammar by UiTM Trengganu Students, 2012/2013

Others
  • Master Degree, Badli Esham B. Ahmad, Perceptual Learning Style Preferences of Malay ESL Learners At Tertiary Level: A Case Study
  • Master Degree, Rozita Mustapa, The Influence of Language and Cultural Background on Students' Choice of Communication Strategies

Completed
  • Master Degree, Mabel Ires Fernandez, Problems in Reading Literary Texts Among Malaysian Students in an Urban Secondary School, 2007/2008

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • LANGUAGE IN GROUP INTERACTION, 2017/2018(1), 14, 14
  • MASTERING ENGLISH VI, 2015/2016(1), 26, 42
  • SPEAKING SKILLS IN ENGLISH, 2015/2016(1), 23, 42
  • CORPORATE COMMUNICATION, 2012/2013, 9, 46
  • LISTENING AND SPEAKING LABWORK, 2012/2013(1), 8, 7
  • TECHNICAL WRITING, 2012/2013(1), 16, 42
  • ADVANCED LISTENING AND SPEAKING, 2012/2013(1), 12, 21
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS III, 2009/2010(1), 23, 84
  • SPOKEN ENGLISH FOR PROFESSIONALS, 2009/2010, 13, 28
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS II, 2008/2009(2), 23, 84
PRE-DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • , 2008/2009(2), 85, 112
  • ENGLISH 3, 2007/2008, 26, 24
  • ENGLISH 1, 2007/2008, 26, 48