Dr. Parilah M. Shah is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, National University of Malaysia. Her research interests are second language acquisition, reading, and bilingual-bicultural education.

(See my biography page for more information).


Latest publications:
Acquisition of Acrolect Malaysian English at an Institution of Higher Learning

This study addressed the international students' acquisition of Acrolect Malaysian English at one of the private institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.

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Bilingual Education in Malaysia, Singapore and United States

This paper examines the major challenges encountered in the provision and implementation of bilingual education in Malaysia, Singapore and the United States.

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Understanding the Motives of Sport Tourists Attending an Event in Lake Kenyir Malaysia

This study attempts to explore the motives of active and passive sport tourists attending a sport tourist event in Lake Kenyir, Malaysia.

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Transformational Leadership and Satisfaction in Sports: Examination of the Influence of Leadership Substitute Variables

This study examined the extent to which situational variables moderate the relationship between transformational leadership behaviours and coaches’ job satisfaction at NCAA Division III institutions

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Sport Participation Constraints of Malaysian University Students

This study examined the reasons that prevent Malaysian university students from participating in sport activities during their leisure time

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The Impact of Learner Characteristics on TLL

This study examined the perceptions of the low achieving students about target language learning. The findings were presented in terms of personality traits, language aptitude, high anxiety and insufficient strategies.

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Malaysian ESL Students’ Use of Reading Strategies

This study concerns the ESL students’ use of reading strategies at the Malaysian secondary schools.

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Second Language Learning Beliefs of University Students

This research addressed the second language (L2) learning beliefs of the students at the National University of Malaysia, who took English proficiency courses offered by one of the university’s faculties.

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Sport Tourist Motives: Implications for Market Segmentation and Tourist Destination Selection

This research used motives as a basis for segmenting the sport tourists market.

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The Application of Islamic Web Sites: Process of Teaching and Learning of Islamic Education

The study focused on the students' evaluation on the application of Islamic web sites in the process of teaching and learning of Islamic Education.

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