International Journal of English Linguistics

International Journal of English Linguistics (IJEL) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal focuses on the following topics: English language, theoretical English linguistics, applied English linguistics, language teaching and learning, comparative linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, anthropological linguistics, computational linguistics, discourse analysis etc. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field. IJEL carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of English Linguistics.

The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.

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2017: Articles Received: 341; Accepted: 233; Rejected: 123; Published: 197; Retracted: 1

2017 Q4: Articles Received: 82; Accepted: 60; Rejected: 25; Published: 48; Retracted: 0

2017 Q3: Articles Received: 83; Accepted: 56; Rejected: 34; Published: 70; Retracted: 1

2017 Q2: Articles Received: 87; Accepted: 55; Rejected: 34; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

2017 Q1: Articles Received: 89; Accepted: 62; Rejected: 30; Published: 59; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 423; Accepted: 216; Rejected: 203; Published: 144; Retracted: 1

2015: Articles Received: 212; Accepted: 132; Rejected: 73; Published: 108; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 151; Accepted: 94; Rejected: 54; Published: 77; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 146; Accepted: 90; Rejected: 76; Published: 65; Retracted: 0




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 in two week's time after the final draft completed.


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; the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; one is an editorial staff and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take about 2 weeks.

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

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (400 USD).

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


Each paper published in International Journal of English Linguistics 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.





Publication Fees Adjustment Notice (Effective January 1, 2018)


Effective 1 January 2018, the publication fee will increase from 300.00USD to 400.00USD. Manuscripts submitted on or after this date will be charged the new rate of 400.00USD per article.

Manuscripts submitted in 2017 can take advantage of the old rate (300.00USD) if paid on or before January 31, 2018.

All 2017’s manuscripts unpaid by 31 January 2017 will be charged the new rate of 400.00USD.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Posted: 2017-11-29

International Journal of English Linguistics has been included in Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Emerging Sources Citation Index

We are pleased to announce that International Journal of English Linguistics has been included in Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). ESCI is a new edition of Web of Science and will extend the universe of publications in Web of Science to include high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields. For details about ESCI, please visit  
Posted: 2015-11-20

Call for Papers and Recruit for Reviewers


Submission of papers for publications consideration are welcome at all times. You may submit your manuscripts online or send your manuscripts to

We recruit reviewers at:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the editor at:

Posted: 2012-05-17
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