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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2015 Q2: Articles Received: 58; Accepted: 37; Rejected: 17; Published: 18; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 52; Accepted: 32; Rejected: 20; Published: 37; 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




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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.


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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 5, No 3 (2015)

International Journal of English Linguistics Vol. 5, No. 3, June 2015

Table of Contents


Acquisition of English Prepositions among Malaysian Learners: A Case Study PDF
Beena Sudhakaran p1
A Cluster Analysis of Gender Discrimination in Chinese and Western News Media PDF
Liwei Zhang p11
The Myth of Reference Varieties in English Pronunciation across the Subcontinent, Egypt and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia PDF
Muhammad Khan p19
The Unguarded Use of Stylistic Features and the Arabic Discourse Marker ‘Wa’ in Media Translation of News Report PDF
Reem Mansour Arabiat p37
A Corpus-Based Study on Chinese English Majors’ Use of Discourse Markers PDF
Yongping Ding, Changyu Wang, Yongjuan Ding p56
The Acquisition of Binomials by Kuwaiti EFL Learners PDF
Abdullah M. Alotaibi, Maye A. Alotaibi p63
Learning to Speak in the Real-Life Situations First and Written Forms Afterwards: A Proposal Based on Communicative Language Teaching for English Learning & Teaching Reform in China PDF
Lei Xu p72
Examining the Role of Implicit and Explicit L2 Knowledge in General L2 Proficiency PDF
Runhan Zhang p79
Functional Values of the English Clause in Grammatical Analysis PDF
Raifu Olanrewaju Farinde, Johnson Oludare Ojo, Yemi Ogunsiji p88
Translator’s Gender and Language Features of the Tao Te Ching English Translations: A Next Step into the Translation from Individuation Perspective in Systemic Functional Linguistics PDF
Xi Wang p96
A Kind of Newspaper Genre in English Newspapers of Pakistan PDF
Maratab Ali, Anam Khalid, Abdul Bari, M. Afzal, Anila Mubarak, Rana Batool, Amjad Ali p106
Prepositional Errors in the Writings of Pakistani ESL Students PDF
Abdul Saeed, Sajid Hussain, Surhan Fatima p120
Non-Verbal Language Expressed in Jokowi’s Speech PDF
Sondang Manik p129
A Critical Discourse Analysis of SANA and Aljazeera English Channel's Coverage of Syria's 2014-2015 Uprising PDF
Ansam Ghazal p143
Lexical Analysis of Political Texts on International Relations PDF
Sevil Huseynova p148
Synergetics of the Language, National Consciousness and Culture by Globalization PDF
Nigar Chingiz Veliyeva p154
Structural-Syntactic Features of Undetached Appositions in Modern English Azerbaijani State University of Economy PDF
Muradova Nargiz Nazim p165
Sociopolitical Significance of the Publications in “Inostrannaya Literatura” (“Foreign Literature”) Magazine in 1990 PDF
Ayten Gahramanova p172
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 5, No. 3 PDF
Diana Xu p179

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

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