Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope of International Journal of English Language Teaching (IJELT) includes the following fields: theory and practice in English language teaching and learning, teaching English as a second or foreign language, English language teachers' training and education, English for special purpose, English linguistics and literature.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers' and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least three experts: one editorial staff member and at least two external reviewers. The review process may take four to ten weeks.


Publication Frequency

2023-2014 Semiannual, published in January and July


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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