The manuscript should be an original research paper that sufficiently contributes novelty to English language education literature. Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using the English Language Literacy online submission procedure. The corresponding author should also provide a statement that the manuscript is not concurrently being under consideration for publication elsewhere. The Editors will ignore submissions that do not follow these procedures.
Structure of the manuscripts
1. Title. The title should be clear and informative and not more than 14 words.
2. Author's names and institutions. The author's name should be accompanied by the author's institution and email address without any academic title. For a joint paper, one of the authors should be notified as the corresponding author.
3. Abstract, keywords. This should be in one paragraph between 250-300 words. It must focus on: the aims of the study, methods, findings, conclusions, and implications. The keywords should be of 3 to 5 words or phrases.
4. Introduction. Between 750 - 2000 words. It must include the background of the study, the literature review used as the theoretical and conceptual description, the problems of the study indicating the gap of research/knowledge, and the objectives of the study.
5. Literature Review (Optional)
6. Methods. This section describes the appropriate tools of analysis along with the data and their sources.
7. Results and Discussion. This section presents the results of the study. It should be presented clearly and concisely. In discussion, the author discusses the results/findings and explores the novelty or the contribution of the work to the English language education literature. in conclusion, the author concludes and provides policy implications, if any, of the study.
8. Conclusion. This section comprises a discussion and conclusion. The conclusion(s) should be in the same order as the ones discussed in the body of the manuscript.
8. References. This section lists only the papers, books, or other types of publications referred to in the body of the manuscript.
General Writing Format
1. The manuscript is prepared in an A4 paper, double-sided, and single-line spacing format. A new paragraph should start five characters from the left margin, using 11-size Sagoe UI font type.
2. The manuscript is written in proper English.
3. The manuscript should be between 12 to 15 pages long.
4. The top margin is 1.5 inches, and the button margin is 0,8.
5. The title is written using capital letters only at the first wordÂ or special name (example: location name), 14 font size, center position.
6. Subtitles are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name, 11 font size, starting from the left margin.
7. Sub of sub titles, if any, are written using capital letters only at the first word or special name. They should be started from the left margin.
8. Sub of sub titles, if any, are written using capital letters only at the beginning of each word except for connecting words, all in italics. They should be started from the left margin.
9. References should be those of the last ten years' publication (>80%), except for key references (80%). Referring to any textbook should be minimized (<20%).
Specific Writing Format
1. Equations and formulas should be numbered as (1), (2)...etc. Appearing to their right.
2. Estimation results from a software package are not allowed to be directly presented in the paper. They should be presented in summary tables.
Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should be presented as follows:
1. The name of tables and figures should follow a numbering system (Arabic numbering system). The title of the tables and figures are placed at the top and the bottom, respectively.
2. The tables and figures should provide the source of information, if any, at the bottom.
3. Any table should contain only the heading and contents. The table contains row lines only without column lines. Note(s) and source(s) should be included underneath the table where appropriate.
Acknowledgment, if any, should be written as theÂ foot-noteÂ of the manuscript's title.
Subjects and Authors Index
The authors should provide an index of the subject, namely the specific terms in the manuscript. The authors should also provide the index of authors, namely the key authors of papers referred to in the manuscript. Please write the family name followed by the given name.
Citation in the text body should be written using the family name and years of publication. Example:
a. Hill (2001) suggests that the objective of depreciation is...
b. Inflation targeting would be sufficient (McCain, 1982).
c. The definition of contagion is ... (Wagner, 1976; Rhonda 2009).
d. The Authors are recommended to use Mendeley Reference software.
The manuscript is expected to involve approximately 20-25 primary and up-to-date references to assert high-quality contributions to knowledge development. Citations and references must strictly follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style. References should include only works that are cited within the text of the manuscript. Consulting the APA style manual (http://www.apastyle.org/pubmanual.html) is strongly recommended for completing manuscript submissions.
The manuscript should be prepared according to the following MS Word template (Provided in the Home Menu [Template]):
How to send the manuscript
1. The manuscript in Microsoft word should be sent to the editor by clicking the Online Submission tab on our Website.
2. A brief bio containing full name, academic title, institution, telephone, mobile number, and others should be written in the data fields when registering online in the website submission.
Taking into account the results of the peer reviewing process, the decision as to the acceptability of each manuscript for publication will be notified to the author(s) through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:
a. Accepted without revision, or
b. Accepted with minor revision, or
c. Accepted with major revision, or