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International Journal of Language Studies

A Quarterly Journal of Applied Linguistics

ISSN: 2157-4898 | eISSN: 2157-4901

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Editor: Mohammad A. Salmani Nodoushan

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Impact Factor (IF): NA

Five-Year Impact Factor: NA

Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): NA

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): NA


This journal is peer reviewed and indexed in: SCOPUS, ERA, IBZ, IBR & more

Call for Papers

IJLS invites professional applied linguists and language researchers to submit their scholarly papers to IJLS. All submissions can be made in *.doc or *.docx format. A PDF copy of the manuscript should also be submitted if it contains special symbols, phonetic transcription, or characters from languages other than English. Also see IJLS Author Guidelines and Code of Conduct. For information on the review process and policies, click HERE. Potential authors can submit (a) research papers or (b) critical 'state of the art' articles to IJLS. Unsolicited 'book reviews' and 'forum pieces' are not accepted for publication, so if you would like to review a book for IJLS or submit a forum piece, please contact the Editor in Chief.

Acceptable Scope for Manuscripts

Acceptable themes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  Backwash/Coaching/Ethics/Bias studies
  Bilingualism and multilingualism
  Clinical linguistics
  Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)
  Contrastive linguistics
  Contrastive rhetorics
  Conversation analysis
  Corpus linguistics
  Creole and pidgin languages
  Critical Applied Linguistics (CALx)
  Critical discourse analysis
  Critical pedagogy
  Discourse analysis
  Error analysis
  First and additional language acquisition/learning, teaching/pedagogy, and use
  Foreign language anxiety research
  Foreign language motivation research
  Foreign/second language classroom action research
  Foreign/second language classroom-centered research
  Forensic linguistics
  Gender studies
  Genre analysis
  Language assessment and testing
  Language education
  Language for Academic Purposes (LAP)
  Language for Special Purposes (ESP)
  Language planning and policies
  Language skills (teaching/learning) research
  Learner/Teacher beliefs
  Literacies & illiteracies
  Materials evaluation
  Multimodal communication
  Multiple Intelligences
  Politeness & relational face work research
  Recast and feedback in language classroom
  Rhetorics and stylistics
  Second/Foreign language learner/teacher factors
  Sign linguistics
  Sociolinguistics & sociology of language
  Speech Acts Research
  Studies of English as an International Language (EIL)
  Teacher/Learner identity studies
  World Englishes

How to Submit Papers to IJLS

Please see our Guidelines for Authors.