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Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
and Applied Linguistics
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics
reviews research in key areas in the broad field of applied
linguistics. Each issue is thematic, covering the topic by means
of critical summaries, overviews and bibliographic citations.
Every fourth or fifth issue surveys applied linguistics broadly,
offering timely essays on language learning and pedagogy,
discourse analysis, teaching innovations, second-language
acquisition, computer-assisted instruction, language use in
professional contexts, sociolinguistics, language policy, and
language assessment, etc.
publishes research into language with
relevance to real world problems. It promotes principled and
multidisciplinary approaches to research on language-related
concerns in the various fields encompassed by applied
Canadian Modern Language Review
publishes items of interest to teachers and
researchers of French as a second language, English as a second
language, and other foreign languages at all levels of
instruction. Other features beyond articles and reviews:
practical tips for the classroom, readers' opinions and
reactions, calendar of forthcoming events, annual list of
recently published Canadian materials.
CALICO Journal is a
quarterly publication devoted to the exploration of the new
technologies as applied to language learning. This journal also
provides timely information on events of interest to the
technology-inclined language professional.
Critical Inquiry in Language Studies
is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles in the
overlapping fields of applied linguistics, language policy,
language planning, modern languages and literatures, education,
anthropology, sociology, psychology, and cultural studies. This
journal focuses on critical discourse and research in language
matters, broadly conceived, that is generated from qualitative,
critical pedagogical, and emergent paradigms.
ELT Journal publishes for
all those who are professionally involved in the field of
teaching English as a second or foreign language
internationally. It is concerned with the fundamental practice
factors that influence the evaluation of the profession as well
as with the theoretical issues that are between the everyday
concerns of teachers in their classrooms and the disciplines
such as psychology, sociology and applied linguistics that may
English for Specific Purposes
publishes articles, research notes, and book reviews on
specialized varieties of English and ESP methodology. Topics of
articles include: discourse analysis, second language
acquisition in ESP contexts, needs assessment, curriculum
development and evaluation, materials preparation, teaching and
testing techniques, and the effectiveness of various research
and pedagogical approaches in ESP contexts.
English Teaching and Learning
is the first scholarly journal in Taiwan dedicated to research
on the teaching and learning of English as a second or foreign
language, published by Department of English, National Taiwan
Normal University (台灣師範大學).
It publishes quality papers that contribute to all aspects of
the profession, including course design, teaching materials,
teacher training, teaching methods, language assessment,
bilingual education, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and
other related areas.
Foreign Language Annals is
the official journal of the American Council on the Teaching of
Foreign Languages and publishes bimonthly. This journal serves
the professional interests of classroom instructors,
researchers, and administrators concerned with the teaching of
foreign languages at all levels of instruction. Preference is
given to articles that report educational research or
experimentation, that describe innovative and successful
practice and methods, and/or that are relevant to the concerns
and issues of the profession.
International Journal of Applied
articles that focus on the mediation between expertise about
language and experience of language. This journal seeks to
develop an awareness of the way language works, how it affects
peoples' lives, and what interventions are desirable and
feasible to make in differing domains of language use and
International Review of Applied
Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL) publishes
articles in areas of research which concern first- and
second-language acquisition, including naturalistic and
instructed language learning, language loss, bilingualism,
language contact, pidgins and creoles, language for specific
purposes, language technology, mother-tongue education,
lexicology, terminology and translation. All the articles are
theoretically grounded and based on careful research and method.
Journal of English for Academic Purposes
publishes articles, book reviews, conference reports, and
academic exchanges in the linguistic, sociolinguistic and
psycholinguistic description of English as it occurs in the
contexts of academic study and scholarly exchange itself. Topics
include classroom language, teaching methodology, teacher
education, assessment of language, needs analysis; materials
development and evaluation, discourse analysis, acquisition
studies in EAP contexts, research writing and speaking at all
academic levels, the sociopolitics of English in academic uses
and language planning.
Journal of Second Language Writing
is a refereed journal appearing four times a year, features
theoretically grounded reports of research and discussion of
central issues in second language and foreign language writing
and writing instruction. Areas of interest include: personal
characteristics and attitudes of L2 writers, L2 writers'
composing processes, features of L2 writers' texts, readers'
responses to L2 writing, assessment / evaluation of L2 writing
contexts for L2 writing, and other topic clearly relevant to L2
writing and/or writing instruction.
Language Acquisition: A Journal of
Developmental Linguistics offers explanatory
insights into and advance our knowledge of how language is
acquired. Focusing primarily on experimental, linguistic, and
computational approaches, the journal discusses the syntax,
semantics, pragmatics, and phonology of language
acquisition--merging the data of developmental psycholinguistics
with recent discoveries in linguistic theory to yield a more
adequate understanding of the growth of language.
A Journal of Research in Language Studies is a scientific journal concerned with
theoretical issues in language learning. It publishes articles
on a broad range of topics including child, second and foreign
language acquisition, language education, literacy, language
representation in mind and brain, culture, cognition,
pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and intergroup relations.
Language Teaching Research
supports and develops investigation and research within the area
of second or foreign language teaching. It covers a wide range of topics in
the area of language teaching: program, syllabus, materials
design, methodology, teaching of specific skills, and language
for specific purposes.
Modern Language Journal
focuses on questions and
concerns about learning and teaching foreign and second
languages. It publishes articles, research studies, editorials,
reports, book reviews, and professional news and announcements
pertaining to modern languages, including TESL.
RELC Journal: A Journal of Language
Teaching and Research in Southeast Asia,
published in Singapore,
presents information and ideas on theories, research, methods
and materials related to language learning and teaching,
especially, although not exclusively, in Southeast Asia. The
journal publishes articles in such areas of current enquiry as
first and second language learning and teaching, language and
culture, discourse analysis, language planning, language
testing, multilingual education, stylistics and translation.
Second Language Research publishes theoretical and
experimental papers on second language acquisition and second
Each volume includes one special guest-edited article focusing
on a current theme and specially commissioned review articles
addressing major issues in the field, forming a useful resource
for the research community.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition
provides a scientific discussion of issues in second and foreign
language acquisition of any language. Each volume
contains four issues, one of which is devoted to a current topic
in the field. The other three issues contain articles dealing
with theoretical topics, some of which have broad pedagogical
implications, and reports of quantitative and qualitative
empirical research. Other articles include replication studies,
state-of-the-art articles, responses, and book reviews.
System: A Journal for
Educational Technology and Language Learning Systems is an
international journal devoted to the applications of educational
technology and applied linguistics to problems of foreign
language teaching and learning. Attention is paid to all
languages and to problems associated with the study and teaching
of English as a second or foreign language.
Taiwan Journal of TESOL
is a new TESOL journal, jointly published by the Department of
English, National Chengchi University (政治大學),
and Crane Publishing (文鶴出版社),
dedicated to the publication of research papers in areas of the
study of teaching English to speakers of other languages. It
also publishes review articles of books on TESOL and informal
TESOL Journal is a refereed
publication of teaching and classroom research. It publishes
articles that discuss teaching English as a second, foreign, or
additional language to learners of all ages, in any setting.
TESOL Journal invites manuscripts on a wide range of topics,
including, but not limited to, current TESOL methodology,
curriculum materials and design, teacher development, literacy,
bilingual education, and classroom inquiry and research.
TESOL Quarterly is a
professional, refereed journal. It publishes articles on topics
of significance to individuals concerned with the teaching of
English as a second or foreign language and of standard English
as a second dialect. Topics include curriculum design and
development; instructional methods, materials, and techniques;
issues in research and research methodology; testing and
evaluation; professional preparation; language planning; and
Asian EFL Journal
refereed online journal for teaching and learning English as a
foreign language. This on-line journal examines issues within
the Asian EFL linguistic scene, and considers how traditional
educational Approaches are integrated with or contrasted against
what is arguably a very specialized and relatively new field of
English Teaching Forum is a
practical refereed quarterly journal published by the U.S.
Department of State for teachers of English as a foreign or
second language. This journal publishes articles from English
teachers, teacher trainers, and program administrators on a wide
variety of topics in second/foreign language education,
including principles and methods of language teaching;
activities and techniques for teaching the language skills;
classroom-based studies and action research; needs analysis,
curriculum and syllabus design; assessment, testing, and
evaluation; teacher training and development; materials writing;
and English for Specific Purposes.
Language Learning & Technology
is a refereed online journal with an
editorial board of scholars in the fields of second language
acquisition and computer-assisted language learning. The focus
of this publication is not technology per se, but rather issues
related to language learning and language teaching, and how they
are affected or enhanced by the use of technologies. It is
currently publishes three times per year (January, May,
TESL-EJ is a refereed
electronic journal, published four times a year. It has
grown to become an internationally-recognized source of ESL and
EFL information. TESL-EJ publishes original articles in
the research and practice of English as a second or foreign
language, including studies in ESL/EFL pedagogy, second language
acquisition, language assessment, applied socio- and
psycholinguistics, and other related areas.
Teaching English with Technology
is a quarterly refereed electronic journal published by IATEFL Poland Computer Special Interest Group. This journal
deals mainly with issues of using computers, the Internet,
computer software in teaching and learning languages.
The Internet TESL Journal
is a monthly web journal which includes articles and
research papers, teaching techniques, and web-based lessons and
projects in teaching and learning English as a second language.
ELT Newsletter publishes a
new article every week on English language teaching. It covers a
wide variety of topics - young learners, adults, general
English, business English, exam classes, modern concepts and
ideas such as Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Multiple
Intelligences, and more. It also provides
ELT discussion forum for
English teachers to share and exchange their thoughts.
ESL Magazine is the
bi-monthly, color, print magazine serving English language
educators and other professionals. ESL Magazines combines
practical, informative articles by recognized leaders in the
field, information about the latest ESL/EFL products and
services. It provides latest news, trends, methods, products and
services that matter to ESL/EFL professionals.
TEFL NET Magazine provides latest news, articles, book reviews, lesson plans,
resources and job listings for ESL/EFL teachers and schools