Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

* Theory and practice in English language teaching and learning
* Teaching English as a second or foreign language
* English language teachers’ training and education


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two experts.


Publication Frequency

2015 Monthly, published in every month

2014 Monthly, published in every month

2013 Monthly, published in every month

2012 Monthly, published in every month

2009-2011 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2008 Semiannual, published in June and December


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...




CNKI Scholar


Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Google Scholar


Linguistics Abstracts


MLA International Bibliography


Open J-Gate

Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN)


PKP Open Archives Harvester


Standard Periodcal Directory


Universe Digital Library


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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