Guide to Submissions

Thank you for your submission. In order to assist us with web preparation, the following procedures are essential:

i) The document must be in MS Word format.

ii) The Font must be Times New Roman size 12.
…..Headings: May be Times New Roman size 14 or size 12.
…..Spacing 1.5 between lines.

iii) ‘Smart tags’ should be removed.

iv) Foot notes must not ‘pop up’ in the Document. They must appear at the end of the article.

iv) Citations -APA style. Please see this PDF file
Use APA format as found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th Edition, for headings, citations, references.
About APA Style/format:
APA Citation Style:
APA Style Workshop:

v) Keywords: All articles must include Keywords at the beginning of the article.List 4-6 keywords to facilitate locating the article through keyword searches in the future.

vi) Graphs – Charts – either in the body of the document or at the end.

vi) Paragraphs. Double space between paragraphs. Indent the beginning of each paragraph except those immediately following a heading, quotation, example, figure, chart or table. Keep text formatting (e.g., italics, bold, etc.) to the absolute minimum necessary. Use full justification. All lines to be against Left Hand Side Margin (except quotes – to be indented per APA style).

vii) Abstract
The abstract should contain an informative summary of the main points of the article, including, where relevant, the article’s purpose, theoretical framework, methodology, types of data analysed, subject information, main findings, and conclusions. The abstract should reflect the focus of the article.

**viii) The Asian EFL Journal provides the most up to date research in SLA and EFL related topics. We strongly recommend you consult our Journal Editions and refer to such latest works where appropriate. Articles referencing the Asian EFL Journal index, Linguistics Journal Index will receive priority.

Thank you for your cooperation.

For detailed guidelines on submissions, we draw your attention to those promulgated by universities and ESL journals on line, though in no way do we advocate these as the only definitive source of guidelines. In the end, the editorial board will focus primarily on the merit and overall quality of submissions, but expect all submissions to be in standard form consistent to the needs of publishers or accredited university EFL programs.

We look forward to further interest in our publication. All inquiries and submissions can be e-mailed to (copy this link to your e-mail program)