Office of Deputy Dean of Postgraduate and Responsible Research

Office of Deputy Dean of Postgraduate and Responsible Research

International Young Scholars Journal of Languages 

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.

Author Guidelines





All files should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document which is B5 (JIS) size format. 12 point Times New Roman, spacing 1.5.


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).






The first page heading must have the publication number of journals. Follow the publication number provided. The second page should contain the running title of your paper. This can be edited by clicking 2 times at the header of the page and select “Different Odd and Even Pages” on top of option to ensure that the first page heading and the second page heading is not the same.





All Figures (charts, diagrams, line drawings, web pages/screenshots, and photographic images) should be numbered and be in the text.




Tables should be typed and included in the text in the main body of the article not in a separate file.





References to other publications must be in APA style (7th 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


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

International Young Scholars Journal of Languages Volume 4, No. 1, August 2021