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, applied English linguistics, theoretical English linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, comparative linguistics, computational linguistics, and discourse analysis. 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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2014 Q1: Articles Received: 42; Accepted: 23; Rejected: 11; Published: 19; Retracted: 0

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

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 31; Accepted: 31; Rejected: 13; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 14; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 35; Accepted: 24; Rejected: 16; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 47; Accepted: 24; Rejected: 33; Published: 21; Retracted: 0

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 63; Accepted: 29; Rejected: 33




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 (300 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.


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Posted: 2012-05-17
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Vol 4, No 2 (2014)

International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents


A Descriptive Overview of Pronunciation Instruction in Iranian High Schools PDF
Hesamoddin Shahriari, Beheshteh Shakhsi Dastgahian p1
Functional Stylistic Analysis: Transitivity in English-Medium Medical Research Articles PDF
Shuyuan Zheng, An Yang, Guangchun Ge p12
The Use of Nigerian Pidgin in Media Adverts PDF
Joseph Babasola Osoba p26
Interactional Pattern of Discursive Hegemony PDF
Ming Liu p38
The Effect of Negative and Positive Evidence on Acquisition of Quantifiers by Iranian EFL PDF
Fereshteh Abolhasanpour, Ali Akbar Jabbari p46
An Extensive Exploration into the Irregular Collocations of V + NP in Chinese: Take “Chi (Eat)” for Example PDF
Cai-Hong Lu p63
A Tentative Analysis of English Translation of Mongolian Proverbs from the Intercultural Perspective PDF
Jian-Jun Wang, Wurencaodao -, Zhoulina - p72
The Features of Maritime English Discourse PDF
Daniele Franceschi p78
The Effect of Metacognitive Strategy Instruction on Listening Performance, Metaconitive awareness and Listening anxiety of Beginner Iranian EFL Students PDF
Roya Movahed p88
Ortho-Stylistic Colorings of Technological Mediated Communication (TMC) Forms; With Reference to Instant Messaging PDF
Hasan M. S. Jaashan p100
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 4, No. 2 PDF
Diana Xu p112

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International Journal of English Linguistics   ISSN 1923-869X (Print)   ISSN 1923-8703 (Online)

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