FASS Staff Profile

MR JYH WEE SEW
LECTURER MA(CREDIT) OTAGO; MA NUS
CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE STUDIES

Appointment:
LECTURER
Office:
AS4/01-03
Email:
clssjw@nus.edu.sg
Tel:
65163323
Fax:
Homepage:
https://malayjournal2.wordpress.com/
Tabs

Brief Introduction

Teaching

  • 2021/22 Sem. 2: LAM3201; LAM2201
  • 2021/22 Sem. 1: LAM3202; LAM2201; DMA1402L01 Cantonese Nostalgia (17)
  • 2020/21 Sem. 2: LAM2201; LAM3201.
  • 2020/21 Sem. 1: LAM2201; LAM3202; DMA1401L01 Cantonese (39 + 1)
  • 2019/2020 Sem. 2: LAM 2201: Malay 2 (50); LAM 3201: Malay 3 (12); DMA1401CLS: Hokkien (38 + 3)

Administration

Work selected as resource

Awards

  • Member of Learning Circle funded by Teaching Grant from CDTL, NUS, Apr 2021-Mar 2022
  • Visiting lecturer at University of Malaya (2019)
  • AUA Scholar (2019-2020)
  • Hadiah karya kencana DBP Kuala Lumpur (2011)
  • Outstanding Contribution MOE Singapore (2004)

 


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Other Information

Invited Talk/Discussion and Conferences

Assessing a Spoken Cantonese module based on Student Feedback. 3rd International Conference on Language Studies, UNIMAS, Kuching, Sarawak, 8-9 Sept. 2021.

What do students want? DYOM Learning Circle Discussion, CDTL Project, NUS, July 2021.

Reflective remediation in teaching Malay noun classifiers. 1st Southeast Asian Language Teaching and Learning Symposium, NUS, 9-10 Dec. 2019.

Education linguistic reflections on teaching noun classifiers in Malay. Dept. of Malaysian languages and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, 24 July 2019.

Unifying noun classifiers for teaching Malay at tertiary level. 7th University of Malaya Int’l. Conference on Discourse, Society & Interaction, 1-2 Aug. 2019, Hotel Villa Subang, Selangor.

Envisaging the Exigencies of Independent Spouses: Novel Reading in Intermediate Malay. The Asian Conference for Language Learning, 16-18 May 2019. Toshi Centre Hotel, Nagatacho, Tokyo, Japan.

Teaching noun classifiers in Malay as foreign language. CLASIC2018: THE EIGHT CLS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, 6-8 Dec.

Hokkien as a heritage language for citizenry exploit in Singapore. 16th Malaysia Singapore Forum: Heritage as Process and Way of Life, University of Malaya, 20-21 Sept. 2018.

Developing onomatopoeia as teaching materials. 53rd RELC International Conference on 50 Years of English Language Teaching and Assessment - Reflections, Insights and Possibilities, 12 - 14 Mar 2018.

Teaching onomatopoeia as a strategy to cultural intelligence. 6th Discourse and Society International Conference, 5-6 Dec. 2017, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

Malay mimetics in Asian onomatopoeia: Towards observational adequacy. Symposium on Common Languages in Southeast Asia. 19-20 June 2017 INALCO Paris.

Workshop: How to teach onomatopoeia in Intermediate Malay. Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 31 May-2 June 2017. Nanyang Technnological University, Singapore.

 

My publication cited by peers

  • 2021
  • Learning Malay online at tertiary level in Lo, HFJ (2021) Learning from a transactional distance. Oxford M Sc. Thesis.
  • Aspects of cultural intelligence in idiomatic Asian cultural script (2015) Word, 61(1).  In Abdurrahmansyah. (2021) Design and Curriculum Implementation Based on Malay Culture in Islamic University. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, volume 566.
  • Aspects of cultural intelligence in idiomatic Asian cultural script (2015) Word, 61(1).  In Wilson, A. J. (2021) Adinkra symbols and proverbs as tools for elucidating indigenous asante political thought. A chapter in The Asante World.Accelerating the world's research.
  • Analisis Kajian Sastera: Semiotik Dalam Novel Anwar Ridhwan. Akademika 86.  In A. Amat, R Adama - Akademika 91.
  • Aspect in Malay: Realigning time and volition to Malay events. Issues in Language Studies. In H Omar, A.H.@Husin - International Journal Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 11
  • Power Pragmatics in Asian Languages. Language Sciences 19(4). In E. Kari (2021). Politeness in Language Use in TswanaKgotla Meetings. Studies in Linguistics.2.
  • 2020
  • Iconicity in Encyclopedia of Linguistics (Routledge, 2005), in Randy Allen Harris (2020) Ploke. Metaphor & Symbol 35(1).
  • Aspects of cultural intelligence in idiomatic Asian cultural scripts. Word. 2015; 61 (1). in Karabuschenko N.B, et al. (2020) in RUDN Journal of Sociology 20(2).
  • Analisis kajian sastera: Semiotik dalam novel Anwar Ridhwan.Akademika 86(2) (2016), in Zul P. S. & Norazimah Z.  2020. Kajian Ikon, Indeks Dan Simbol Dalam Cerita Legenda Lombok Berdasarkan Teori Semiotik 
  • Ke Arah Penilaian, Perkembangan dan Pemupukan Bahasa Melayu Supranasional.Kajian Malaysia, 31(2013), in Alice Rayner et al. (2020). Bahasa melayu, leksikal dan leksikografi dialek bumiputra borneo, Sabah (dmb) literatur tuntas pelestarian serta integrase. Research Project. Universiti Sabah Malaysia.

Manuscripts reviewed in 2021

  • 21_98
  • two book reviews
  • 20_210
  • 20-245
  • 21_03
  • 3075

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Selected Publication

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=VPx0q6cAAAAJ&hl=en

Sew J. W. (2020). Hokkien as heritage language of citizenry in Singapore. Issues in Language Studies 9(2) [Scopus].

Sew J.W. (2020). Digitized identity of Malay language learners at tertiary level. Journal of Malay Studies 31(1).

Sew, J.W. (2020). Teaching noun classifiers in Malay as foreign language: A case of application of translanguaging method. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching 17, Suppl. 2, 505-521.

Sew, J.W. (2019). Kekuatan Bahasa Melayu. Dewan Bahasa 19(4), 48-51.

Sew, J.W. (2019). Ah Tong dan pembelajaran bahasa. Dewan Bahasa 19(2), 22-24.

Sew, J.W. (2019). Supranahu memacu Bahasa Melayu. Dewan Bahasa 19(1), 40-44.

Sew, J.W. (2019). Review of 'Seri Sembang Munsyi: Peribahasa'. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching 17(1), 172-175.

Sew, J.W. (2018). Pengajaran keratabahasa Melayu peringkat universiti. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching 15, Suppl. 1, 214-228.

Sew, J.W. (2018). Pantun dan pelajar asing. Dewan Bahasa 18(10), 58-62.

Sew, J.W. (2018). Pembauran kod dalam pedagogi bahasa Melayu. Dewan Bahasa 18(9), 48-51.

Sew, J.W. (2018). Muhamad Haji Salleh, ‘Pantun: The Poetry of Passion’. Archipel 96, 187-188.

Sew, J.W. (2017). ‘Chinese as Second Language, Vol. 51’. WORD 63(1), 100-114.

Sew, J.W. (2017). From face to screen: Interactive multimodal semiotics at work. Kota Samarahan, Sarawak: UNIMAS Press. [Reviewed in Kajian Malaysia]

Sew, J.W. (2017). Learning Malay with poems: From understanding stylistics to blogging poetic expressions. Issues in Language Studies 6(2), 45-64.

Sew, J.W. (2017).Watching Singapore drag comedian: A semiotic analysis of Kumar in a YouTube video. Archipel 94, 121-142. [ISI]

Sew, J.W. (2017). Laporan pencapaian universiti: Satu renungan dari Asia Tenggara. Kajian Malaysia 35(1), 117-131.

Sew, J.W. (2016). Aspect in Malay: Realigning time and volition to Malay events. Issues in Language Studies 5(1), 44-63.

Sew, J.W. (2016). Analisis kajian sastera: Semiotik dalam novel Anwar Ridhwan. Akademika 86(2), 53-63.

Sew, J.W. (2015). Semiotics of performing in Najwa Latif’s music videos. Malaysian Journal of Communication 33(2), 299-321.

Sew, J.W. (2015). Assessing Malay proficiency at tertiary level: Criteria features in learner language. Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Studies 33(1), 19-41.

Sew, J.W. (2015). Cultural literacy in Chinese and Malay. WORD 61(2), 165-177. [ISI]

Sew, J.W. (2015). Aspects of cultural intelligence in idiomatic Asian cultural scripts. WORD 61(1), 12-24. [ISI]

Sew, J.W. (2013). Ke Arah Penilaian, Perkembangan dan Pemupukan Bahasa Melayu Supranasional. Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Studies 31(2), 87-104.

Sew, J.W. (2010). Persembahan@Media.com. Kuala Lumpur: University Malaya Press.

Sew, J.W. (2010). Ramesh Meyyappan (Singapore) in collaboration with Spike Theatre (UK),
Gin and Tonic and Passing Trains. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context 23. Retrieve April 18, 2019 from http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue23/sew_review.htm

Sew, J.W. (2009). T. Kawaguchi & F. Yamakawa, D.D.D. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context 16. Retrieve April 18, 2019 from http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue20/sew_review.htm

Sew, J.W. (2009). Semiotik persembahan wacana. Kuala Lumpur: University Malaya Press.

Sew, J.W. (2007). Reduplicating nouns and verbs in Malay: A conceptual analysis. Kuala Lumpur: University Malaya Press.

Sew, J.W. (2007). Aidli 'Alin' Mosbit (Writer & Director), Impenjarament [Imprisonment]. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context 15. Retrieve April 18, 2019 from http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue15/sew_review3.htm

Sew, J.W. (2007). Eighth International Busker Festival in Singapore. California Linguistc Notes 32(2). Retrieve April 18, 2019 from http://english.fullerton.edu/publications/clnArchives/pdf/sew_busters.pdf

Sew, J.W. (2006). Parinya Charoenphol (Nong Toom), Boxing Cabaret. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context 14.  http://intersections.anu.edu.au/issue14/jyh_review.html

Iconicity. The Encyclopedia of Linguistics Vol. 1, edited by Philipp Strazny (pp. 487-488). New York: Routledge. (2005). Peer-cited

Onomatopoeia, & Standard Language. The Encyclopedia of Linguistics Vol. 2, edited by Philipp Strazny (pp. 796-797).  New York: Routledge. (2005).

Standard Language. The Encyclopedia of Linguistics Vol. 2, edited by Philipp Strazny (pp. 1036-1037).  New York: Routledge. (2005).


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