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Debbie Ho

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Chris Woo

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tingkong

Hjh Hairuni bte Hj Mohamed Ali Maricar

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

James McLellan

Martie Geiger-Ho

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

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James McLellan

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Academic Qualifications

B.A. Cambridge University
M.A. York University
PhD. Curtin University of Technology

Teaching

Research Areas

Current Research Projects

Completed Research Projects

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

McLellan, J., & Chin, G. S. V. (2016). Introduction: English in Brunei Darussalam. World Englishes, 35(4), 492–496.

Nurdiyana Daud & McLellan, J. (2016). Gender and code choice in Bruneian Facebook status updates. World Englishes, 35(4), 571–586.

McLellan, J., & Chin, G. S. V. (2016). A research bibliography for Brunei English. World Englishes, 35(4), 612–617.

McLellan, J. (2016). Idioms across languages, and implications for ESL in Mother-tongue based multilingual education contexts. Asian Journal of English Language Teaching 3, 27–41.

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (2014). English in Brunei: Challenges and future directions. World Englishes, 33(4), 486–497.

Barnard, R., Field, J., & McLellan, J. (2012). An English language curriculum project in Timor Leste. Modern English Teacher, 20(3), 59–62.

Amaral, M. A., Field, J., McLellan, J., & Barnard, R. (2009). Timor Leste collaborative project: A short report. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, 15(1), 47–55.

Noor Azam Haji Othman, & McLellan, J. (2000). Brunei culture, English language: Textual reflections of an Asian culture located in the English-language output of Bruneians. Asian Englishes 3(1), 5–19.

McLellan, J. (1996). Response to “Reconciling content acquisition and language acquisition in bilingual classrooms”, by H. Baetens Beardsmore. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 17(2–4), 123–127.

Edited Books

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (Eds.) (2016). The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity. Singapore: Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-0851-1. (Pubisher's Link).

Barnard, R., & McLellan, J. (Eds.) (2014). Codeswitching in university English-medium classes: Asian perspectives. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. ISBN 978-1-78309-090-7.

Azirah Hashim, David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (Eds.) (2011). Text, discourse and society: Functional and pragmatic approaches to the study of language in use. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-61763-2

David, M. K., McLellan, J., Ngeow, Y.M., Lean, M. L., & Yee, W. M. T. (Eds.) (2010). Ethnic relations and nation building: The way forward. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic Information & Research Development Centre. ISBN 978-983-3782-93-2

David, M. K, Rafik-Galea, S., McLellan, J., & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.) (2009). Code switching in Malaysia. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-59564-0

Book Chapters

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, McLellan, J., & Deterding, D. (2016). Introduction. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 1–6). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

McLellan, J., Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & Deterding, D. (2016). The Language Situation in Brunei Darussalam. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 9–16). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Fatimah Chuchu & McLellan, J. (2016). Patterns of language choice and use in interactions among foreign workers in Brunei Darussalam: A preliminary study. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 125–134). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff, McLellan, J., & Fatimah Chuchu (2016). Similar story, different angles? A comparative study of ‘Hard News’ texts in the Malay and English print media in Brunei Darussalam. In Noor Azam Haji-Othman, J. McLellan & D. Deterding (Eds.), The use and status of language in Brunei Darussalam: A kingdom of unexpected linguistic diversity (pp. 211–237). Singapore: Springer. (Pubisher's Link).

McLellan, J. (2016). English and other languages in the online discourse of East Malaysians. In T. Yamaguchi & D. Deterding (Eds.), English in Malaysia: Current Use and Status (pp. 125–146). Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill. ISBN: 9789004314290. (Pubisher's Link).

McLellan, J. (2015). Borneo language revitalisation: What should communities aim to revitalise? Languages, varieties, or subvarieties? In A. Clynes, M. Boutin & P. Sercombe (Eds.), Advances in linguistic and cultural research in Borneo: Studies in memory of Peter W. Martin (pp. 57–77). Phillips, ME: Borneo Research Council. ISBN 1-9299900-18-X.

McLellan, J., & Jones, G. (2015). Maintaining and revitalising the indigenous endangered languages of Borneo: Comparing 'top-down' and community-based policy initiatives and strategies. In M. Jones (ed.), Policy and planning for endangered languages (pp. 18–30). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-10709-922-7.

McLellan, J., & Campbell, Y. M. (2015). Bidayuh as a subject at pre-school and primary levels. Towards a greater role for a Borneo indigenous language in the Malaysian education system. In C. Volker & F. Anderson (Eds.), Education in languages of lesser power: Asia-Pacific perspectives (pp. 131–151). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2014). Political, educational and socioeconomic motivations for language shift in multilingual Malaysia. In P. G. Sercombe & T. R. Tupas (Eds.), Language, education and nation-building: Assimilation and shift in Southeast Asia (pp. 131–147). Basingstoke, England: Palgrave MacMillan.

Amaral, M., Agustinho da Conceição Anuno, Jose da Costa, Sancho Patricio, & McLellan, J. (2012). Talking in the fourth language: Oral English class discussion strategies and topic preferences in a Timor Leste university. In M. Leach, Nuno Canas Mendes, Antero B. da Silva, B. Boughton & Alarico da Costa Ximenes (Eds.), Peskiza foun kona ba / Novas investigações sobre / New Research on / Penelitian Baru mengenai Timor-Leste (pp. 130–135). Hawthorn, VIC, Australia: Swinburne University Press.

McLellan, J. (2012). The view from below: Code-switching and the influence of ‘substrate’ languages in South East Asian Englishes’. In E. L. Low & Azirah Hashim (Eds.), Englishes in South East Asia: Features, policy and language in use (pp. 267–288). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji-Othman (2012). Features of the Brunei Darussalam variety of English. In E. L. Low & Azirah Hashim (Eds.), Englishes in South East Asia: Features, policy and language in use (pp. 75–90). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2011). Code shifting and switching: A lingua franca in multilingual Malaysia. In Purnima Singh, P. Bain, C-H Leong, G. Misra, & Y. Ohtsubo (Eds.), Individual, Group and Cultural Processes in Changing Societies (pp. 289–304). Delhi: MacMillan India Publishers.

Kirkpatrick, A., & McLellan, J. (2011). World Englishes and/or English as a lingua franca and Discourse Analysis. In J. P. Gee & M. Handford (Eds.), Routledge handbook of Discourse Analysis (pp. 654–669). London: Routledge.

McLellan, J. (2011). Re-imagined ethnolinguistic communities in Borneo, or neo-colonial continuation? In Nor Faridah Abdul Manaf & Mohammad A. Qayum (Eds.), Imagined communities revisited: Critical essays on Asia-Pacific literatures and cultures (pp. 175–185). Gombak, Malaysia: IIUM Press.

McLellan, J. (2010). Challenging the ethnicity-language nexus: Multiple shifting identities and multilingual language use in Borneo. In M. K. David, J. McLellan, Y. M. Ngeow, M. L. Lean & W. M. T. Yee (Eds.), Ethnic relations and nation building: The way forward (pp. 129–143). Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic Information and Research Development Centre. ISBN 978-983-3782-93-2.

McLellan, J. (2010). Mixed codes and varieties of English. In T. A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), Routledge handbook of World Englishes (pp. 425–441). London, Routledge.

McLellan, J., & Chua, P. (2009). Socialisation and ‘safetalk’ in an upper-primary English language class in Brunei Darussalam. In R. Barnard, & M. Torres-Guzmán (Eds.), Creating communities of learning in primary schools: International case studies and perspectives (pp. 53–69). Bristol, England: Multilingual Matters.

McLellan, J., & Rosalind anak Nojeg (2009). Lexical Choice and 3-way code switching in Bau-Jagoi Bidayuh Discourse: An empirical study. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 49–59). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

McLellan, J. (2009). Keeping the beast in its cage: Compartmentalisation of English in the Malay world. In P. W. Martin & P. G. Sercombe (Eds.), Languages in Borneo: Diachronic and synchronic perspectives (pp. 145–154). Williamsburg, VA: Borneo Research Council.

David, M. K., Kuang, C. H., McLellan, J., & Fatimah Hashim (2009). Functions of code switching in the family domain in Malaysia. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 3–27). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

David, M. K, McLellan, J., Kuang, C. H., & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (2009). Code-switching practices in newspaper headlines in Malaysia: A 50-year comparative study. In M. K. David, S. Rafik-Galea, J. McLellan, & Ain Nadzimah Abdullah (Eds.), Code switching in Malaysia (pp. 179–201). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

McLellan, J., & David, M. K. (2007). A review of codeswitching research in Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. In D. L. Prescott, T. A. Kirkpatrick, I. P. Martin & Azirah Hashim (Eds.). English in Southeast Asia: Literacies and literatures (pp. 69–92). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

David, M. K., & McLellan, J. (2007). Nativised varieties of English in news reports in Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. In D. L. Prescott, T. A. Kirkpatrick, I. P. Martin, & Azirah Hashim (Eds.). English in Southeast Asia: Literacies and literatures (pp. 94–119). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

McLellan, J. (2002). Insider/outsider approaches to the study of Language Maintenance and Language Shift in the context of Borneo. In M. K. David (Ed.), Methodological and analytical issues in language maintenance and language shift studies (pp. 79-89). Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany: Peter Lang.

Rosnah Haji Ramly, Noor Azam Haji Othman, & McLellan, J. (2002). Englishization and nativization processes in the context of Brunei Darussalam: Evidence for and against. In T. A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.), Englishes in Asia: Communication, identity, power & education (pp. 95–112). Melbourne, VIC: Language Australia.

McLellan, J. (2000). English-Malay codeswitching in Brunei Darussalam: A domain-based analysis. In Halimah Mohd. Said & Ng Keat Siew (Eds.), English is an Asian language: The Malaysian context (pp. 164–174). Sydney, NSW, Australia: The Macquarie Library.

McLellan, J. (2000). From denial to debate – and back again! Malaysian press coverage of the air pollution and ‘haze’ episodes, July 1997 - July 1999. In P. P. Eaton, & M. Radojevic (Eds.), Forest fires and regional haze in Southeast Asia (pp. 253–263). Huntingdon, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

McLellan, J. (1996). Some features of written discourse in Brunei English. In P. W.Martin, A. C. K. Ożóg, & G. R. Poedjosoedarmo (Eds.), Language use and language change in Brunei Darussalam (pp. 223–235). Athens, OH: Ohio University Centre for International Studies.

McLellan, J. (1996). Task-oriented talk: A comparative study of Bruneian conversational interaction in Malay and English. In Purih: UBD dalam satu dekad (pp.85–92). Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam: Akademi Pengajian Brunei.

McLellan, J. (1994). Questions of language choice for speakers of Bau-Jagoi Bidayuh: A micro-analysis. In P. W. Martin, (Ed.), Shifting patterns of language use in Borneo (pp. 195–208). Williamsburg, VA: Borneo Research Council.

Articles in Non-refereed Journals

Chorbwhan, R. & McLellan, J. (2016). First language transfer and the acquisition of English collocations by Thai learners. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 16, 16–27. (PDF Version).

McLellan, J. (2014). Strategies for revitalizing endangered Borneo languages: A comparison between Negara Brunei Darussalam and Sarawak, Malaysia. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 14, 14–22. (PDF Version).

McLellan, J. (2009). When two grammars coincide: Malay-English code-switching in public on-line discussion forum texts. International Sociological Association RC25 Newsletter 5. (available here)

McLellan, J., & Noor Azam Haji Othman (2000). The myth of widespread English in Brunei Darussalam: A sociolinguistic investigation. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 2 (1&2), 37–46.

Book Reviews

McLellan, J. (2014). Review of D. Deterding & Salbrina Haji Sharbawi (2013) Brunei English: A New Variety in a Multilingual Society. Asian Englishes 16 (1), 67–69.

McLellan, J. (2004). Review of G. Cook (2003), Applied Linguistics. Australian Language and Literacy Matters 1(2), 20.

PhD Thesis

McLellan, J. (2005). Malay-English language alternation in two Brunei Darussalam online discussion forums. PhD thesis, Curtin University of Technology. Submitted February 2005; PhD conferred, August 2005.

Refereed journal (editing)

Co-editor of special issue of Multilingua 30(3–4) on Discursive Approaches to Language and Religion, 2011.

Publications in Preparation / To Appear

McLellan, J. (2016). Multi-ethnic Southeast Asian settings as potential drivers of applied linguistic theory? Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 5(1).

McLellan, J. (2016). Brunei English, or English in Brunei? Some description, and some reflections. To appear in K. Bolton & A. Kirkpatrick (Eds.), The Handbook of Asian Englishes. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

McLellan, J. & Chin, G. V. S. (Eds.) (in prep.). Special Issue of World Englishes on 'New research perspectives on Brunei English', scheduled for publication in 2016.

Invited Conference Presentations (as Keynote / Plenary Speaker)

Referee for International Journals

Examiner for PhD Dissertations

Professional Appointments

PhD and MA (by research) supervision (current)

PhD supervision (completed)

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