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Editorial Policy:
The Journal of Asia TEFL publishes articles on research and teaching of English as a foreign or second language, especially in Asian contexts, including TEFL theory and methodology, proficiency goals and assessment, language education policy, curriculum and materials development, international or intercultural communication, teacher education, and multimedia-assisted language teaching. The Journal of Asia TEFL is an international, fully refereed journal. It welcomes submissions from around the world as well as from Asia.
Submission Categories:
Research Articles
Articles submitted should normally be between 5000 and 8000 words (about 25 pages including references, notes, and tables) in length. All manuscripts should be submitted online at 'Manuscript Submission' on the journal website(only MS Word file is accepted). Articles must be preceded by an abstract of no more than 200 words. Authors' names and addresses should appear only on cover sheet, not on title page. Submission inquiries may be sent to the Managing Editor (Email:
Book Reviews
Book reviews (500-800 words) and related inquiries should be sent to the Review Editor (email:
Brief Reports
Papers that deal with preliminary findings or papers focusing on specific aspects of a larger study (2,500-4,000 words) and related inquiries should be sent to the Report Editor (email:
General Submission Guidelines:
(a) All submissions should conform to the requirements of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Sixth Edition).
(b) All submissions should be accompanied by a cover sheet including a full mailing address, a telephone or cell phone number, an email address, and fax number.
(c) Authors of articles should include a brief biographical statement (in sentence form, maximum 50 words) and any special acknowledgment they would like to include.
(d) Manuscripts should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication elsewhere in any form.
(e) Multiple simultaneous submissions from the same author will not be accepted.
(f) The Editors of The Journal of Asia TEFL reserve the right to make editorial changes in any manuscript accepted for publication to enhance clarity or style. The author will be consulted if the changes are substantial.
(g) Submitted manuscripts will be screened for possible unoriginal work/plagiarism. By submitting to The Journal of Asia TEFL, authors are agreeing to undergo the originality check (software) program arranged by the journal.
(Quoted from 'What is plagiarism?'
  • turning in someone else's work as your own
  • copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit
  • failing to put a quotation in quotation marks
  • giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation
  • changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit
  • copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or not