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TESOL Quarterly

Vol 51 (4 Issues in 2017)
Edited by: Brian Paltridge and Ahmar Mahboob
Print ISSN: 0039-8322 Online ISSN: 1545-7249
Published on behalf of TESOL International Association
Impact Factor: 2.056
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TESOL Quarterly, a professional, refereed journal, was first published in 1967. The Quarterly encourages submission of previously unpublished articles on topics of significance to individuals concerned with English language teaching and learning and standard English as a second dialect. As a publication that represents a variety of cross-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical, the Quarterly invites manuscripts on a wide range of topics, especially in the following areas:

  • psychology and sociology of language learning and teaching

  • issues in research and research methodology

  • testing and evaluation

  • professional preparation

  • curriculum design and development

  • instructional methods, materials, and techniques

  • language planning

  • professional standards

Because the Quarterly is committed to publishing manuscripts that contribute to bridging theory and practice in our profession, it particularly welcomes submissions that address the implications and applications of research in, for example,

  • anthropology

  • applied and theoretical linguistics

  • communication education

  • English education, including reading and writing theory

  • psycholinguistics

  • psychology

  • first and second language acquisition

  • sociolinguistics

The Quarterly prefers that all submissions be written in a style that is accessible to a broad readership, including those individuals who may not be familiar with the subject matter. TESOL Quarterly is an international journal. It welcomes submissions from English language contexts around the world.

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