Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

EEAL Journal focuses on administering articles related to English language teaching and applied linguistics. It covers the latest developments in the broad areas of English language teaching and applied linguistics. With its uniquely broad coverage, the journal offers readers free access to all new research issues relevant to English language teaching and applied linguistics. While EEAL strives to maintain high academic standards and an international reputation through the suggestions of the international advisory board, it welcomes original, theoretical, and practical submissions from all over the world.

The journal includes, but is not limited to the following fields:

Applied Linguistics, Corpus linguistics, CALL, CLT, TBLT, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Discourse, and Interlanguage Pragmatics, Discourse and Organization, ELT Materials Development and Evaluation, English Globalization, English Language Teacher Education, English Language Testing and Assessment, ESP and EAP, Gender in Language, Variation and Language Change, Language Planning Policy, Media and Language, Research on English Language Teaching/Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Secondary and Tertiary English Education, Sociocultural Factors and English Education, Syllabus Design, Curriculum Development, and English Language Pedagogy.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Manuscripts submitted to English Education and Applied Linguistics (EEAL) Journal must follow Aims & Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfill scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the Aims & scope of EEAL Journal.

Manuscripts submitted to this journal must be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts submitted must be free from plagiarism content. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software for similarity checking. Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts by using PlagiarismCheckerX.

The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from Peer-Reviewers Team. The reviewers give valuable scientific comments improving the contents of the manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a Double Blind Review System.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is made by Editor in Chief/Regional (Handling) Editor (together with Editorial Board if required) according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's last review which considers peer-reviewers comments

Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to the published issues will be made by Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

English Education and Applied Linguistics Journal publishes articles on a continuous basis. Articles are published in the current issue as soon as they are peer-reviewed, accepted, copyedited, and proofread, allowing a steady stream of informative quality articles. The journal then archives the articles within 3 issues: December-March; April-August; September-November. In the continuous publication, articles may be submitted at any time. They still undergo the same process of peer review and preparation, but this can begin right away and ends as soon as the article is ready.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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