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 Q3: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 11; Published: 28; Retracted: 0

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




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 5 (2014)

International Journal of English Linguistics Vol. 4, No. 5, October 2014

Table of Contents


Pragmatic and Cross-Cultural Workings of Perlocutionary Intertexts PDF
Jian-Shiung Shie p1
The Four Most Common Constraints Affecting English Teaching in Saudi Arabia PDF
Khalid Al-Seghayer p17
Utilizing Facebook Groups in Teaching Writing: Jordanian EFL Students’ Perceptions and Attitudes PDF
Nedal A. Bani-Hani, Mahmoud A. Al-Sobh, Abdel-Rahman H. Abu-Melhim p27
Reading and Translation: Suggestions for Integration PDF
Musallam Ali Al-Ma'ani, Amel Salman, Nafla S. Kharusi p35
Difficulties Encountered by Arabic-Speaking Undergraduate and Graduate English Language Students in Interpreting English Formulaic Expressions PDF
Ayman Nazzal, Fayez Aqel, Abdul Kareem Igbaria p42
Language Attitudes among the Political Class in Nigeria: Implications for National Development PDF
Wasiu Ademola Oyedokun-Alli p52
The Syntax and Cognitive Motivation of English It-Clefts PDF
Kun Yang, Xu Wen, Zhengling Fu p59
Celtic Language as a Primary Branch of Ancient Japhetic or Turanian Language PDF
Aygun Kosayeva p70
Translation of Repetitions in Text: A Systemic Functional Approach PDF
Qingshun He p81
Snip-Snap: An Analysis of Interpersonal Meanings in a Political TV Interview PDF
kunzhen Huang p89
On Some Rhetoric Representations of Cultural Frames in Literary Discourse PDF
Aysel Ilgar Mammedbeyli p100
A Critical Discourse Analysis of Financial Remarks: A Case Study PDF
Shaohui Zheng p105
A Systemic Functional Study of the English Nominal Group with a number of PDF
Manliang Li p117
Mongolian Culture Specific Words and the Translation Strategies PDF
Xiaoli Bao p126
The Influence of Translators’ Cultural Identity on the Translation of Lunyu PDF
Qun Li p130
About the Phonetic Properties of American English PDF
Vusala Babayeva p138
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 4, No. 5 PDF
Diana Xu p144

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

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