English Language and Literature Studies

English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal. ELLS is published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education in both print and online versions. ELLS is striving to provide the best platform for researchers and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings. The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: literature written in the English language, English linguistics, translation studies and related areas.

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2014 Q1: Articles Received: 48; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 19; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 42; Published: 55; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 19; Accepted: 13; Rejected: 11; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 29; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 11; Published: 15; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 17; Rejected: 11; Published: 18; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 27; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 9; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 11

2012 Q3: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 11




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First within a week after the final draft completed.


Each paper published in English Language and Literature Studies is assigned a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.








Recruitment for Reviewers

We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at http://ccsenet.org/web/reviewer.html and e-mail the completed application form to ells@ccsenet.org  
Posted: 2014-02-18

Call for Manuscripts


English Language and Literature Studies (ELLS) is quarterly published in March, June, September and December by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The editorial board welcomes original manuscripts on English language and literature.

You can submit your work as an email attachment to: ells@ccsenet.org
Or submit manuscripts online at http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ells/about/submissions

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the editor at: ells@ccsenet.org

Posted: 2014-02-18
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Vol 4, No 1 (2014)

Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2014

Table of Contents


An Ecocritical Reading of William Wordsworth’s Selected Poems PDF
Abolfazl Ramazani, Elmira Bazregarzadeh p1
London of the Mind—The Narrative of Psychogeographic Antiquarianism in Selected London Novels of Peter Ackroyd PDF
Petr Chalupsky p10
The Palestinian Pessoptimist and the American Holy Land: Simpson’s Stylistic Model of Satirical Humour in Application PDF
Muhammad J. H. Abdullatief p22
Contextual Aspects of Style and Translation: With Particular Reference to English-Arabic Translation PDF
Fadil Elmenfi p33
A Cognitive Pragmatic Study of Rhetorical Questions PDF
Xin Wang p42
Discourse Markers to College English Listening Proficiency: An Empirical Study of Explicit and Implicit Instruction PDF
Jian-Feng Zhang p48
Muslim and Mosque in Postcolonial Text PDF
Rashad Mohammad Moqbel Al Areqi, Hussein Saleh Al Bahji p54
A Linguistic Approach to Translating the English Past Perfect Aspect into Arabic PDF
Mohammed M. Obeidat p62
A Study of the Influence of Afro-American Culture on Anglo-American Fiction PDF
Yong-Jian Zhao p69
Code Switching and Code Mixing in Indonesia: Study in Sociolinguistics? PDF
Sumarsih -, Masitowarni Siregar, Syamsul Bahri, Dedi Sanjaya p77

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English Language and Literature Studies   ISSN 1925-4768 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4776 (Online)

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