Submission of a paper to the International Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics (IJLAL) implies the author’s commitment to publish in this journal. Author(s) submitting a paper to the journal should not submit it to another journal; nor should the submitted paper repeats the information published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content. All submitted articles will go under a review process by 2 related reviewers which may take at least two weeks. If the paper is accepted with minor or major revision, the researcher has to apply all the comments suggested by the reviewers. Once the revised version is submitted, it will be reviewed by the editor-in-chief to be verified for publication which will take at least 10-15 working days.

Basic Requirements

To be acceptable for publication in the IJLAL,

1. A manuscript must be original and plagiarism free.
2. Manuscript must be written in English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of
3. IJLAL is restricted to the disciplines of Applied linguistics, Linguistics and Education
only. Therefore, paper written in other areas will not be accepted.
4. Submit your manuscript as e-mail attachment to the Managing EditorĀ at: and/or
A reference number will be mailed to the corresponding author within 7 days.
5. If and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the author(s) agrees to the automatic
transfer of the copyright to the publisher.

Manuscript Format

To be acceptable for publication in the IJLAL,

1. Please submit the manuscript in Microsoft Word format only.
2. The text is written only in Times New Roman in 12 point font and single-spaced.
3. The manuscript should normally range between 4000-7000 words (including the abstract,
footnotes and references).
4. The manuscript should include the author(s) name, qualification, affiliation and email address after the title.
5. The manuscript should include an abstract not exceeding 250 words followed by 3-5 key words.
6. All figures, images, tables of the manuscript should be embedded into the original text only.
7. References of the manuscript should be made in American Psychological Association (APA) style.
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice
versa). For web references: As a minimum, the full URL should be given and the date when the
reference was last accessed.

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