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 Q2: Articles Received: 37; Accepted: 29; Rejected: 19; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

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 3 (2014)

International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 4, No. 3, June 2014

Table of Contents


Linguistic Sexism in The Times—A Diachronic Study PDF
Tarutuulia Laine, Greg Watson p1
“Where Are You?” The Communicative Functions of Saudi Students’ Text Messaging PDF
Rafat M. Al Rousan, Noor Hashima binti Abdul Aziz, Anne Christopher p23
Anaphora Resolution in Stream-of-Consciousness Discourse: A Metonymic Account PDF
Wei Zhao p34
Media Representation of Boko Haram in Some Nigerian Newspapers PDF
Kehinde A. Ayoola, Ibrahim E. Olaosun p49
The Effect of Evaluation Factor on the Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition through Reading PDF
Chao Wang, Kun Xu, Ying Zuo p59
Ideology in Critical Metonymy Analysis PDF
Qiang Zhang p67
A Critical Discourse Analysis of Government Spokesman’s Identity Construction: A Case Study PDF
Yin Zhong p74
Chinese EFL Learners’ Acquisition of English Relative Clauses PDF
Qing-Qiang Gao p82
The Application of Process Writing in Chinese EFL Classrooms in Higher Education PDF
Zhi-Qin Wang p88
Speech Perceptual Periodicities Facilitate Lexical Access and Contextual Emotional Responses PDF
Alfonso Ceccherini-Nelli, Marta Kulinska, David Murray, Harry M. Logan p96
Variation of the Word Denoting the Adverbial Modifier of Purpose as to the Position in the Simple Sentences (On the Materials of the English and Azerbaijani Languages) PDF
Aytan Arif Rajabova p106
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 4, No. 3 PDF
Diana Xu p113

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

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