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Author Guidelines

As an author, you are kindly advised to use the paper template available for downloading below. This way you have nothing to change in terms of paper and text format. Simply applying the styles defined in the document will be sufficient.

Paper submitted for publication are to be written in English and submitted in the final camera-ready form. It is mandatory to submit your original work in Microsoft Word format (.doc not .docx) by using our online manuscript submission system. You have to make “New Submission” and upload your paper by using the online interface. All subsequent versions should be uploaded by using the same paper ID and your defined password. We are unable to process files sent by E-mail. We will do the final formatting and all necessary format conversions of your paper.

Articles are usually about 10 type-written pages long. However, in special cases, shorter or longer articles may be accepted with appropriate reasoning. Author's name, affiliation and full address are to be placed underneath the title. Each paper should be preceded by an abstract (150-300 words).

Letters, figures, and symbols should be clearly denoted so that no doubts about their meaning can arise. Symbols which may lead to confusion (e.g. letter I and figure 1, figure 0 and letter O) should be distinguished by marks which are explained in “Remarks for the typesetter”.

All figures should be numbered with consecutive Arabic numbers, have descriptive captions, and be mentioned in the text. Figures submitted must be of a standard high enough for direct reproduction. Line drawings should be prepared in electronic form. Figures should be planned in advance, so as to allow reduction to 12.75 cm in column width.

References should be  in the Chicago Manual Style.

Alternatively, the concise sample .doc format of author guidelines can be found on page Download Documents

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document 97-2003 file format (not .Docx).
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. The Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes copyright and warranty form will accompany your submission. Authors are responsible for obtaining security clearances. All authors have to sign the copyright transfer form. The signed copyright form has to be scanned and uploaded by using the corresponding supplementary files upload interface on the website.
 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this Journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this Journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Responsibility for technical content and for protection of proprietary material rests solely with the author(s) and their organizations and is not the responsibility of the publisher, Journal or its Editorial Staff.

The main author is responsible for ensuring that the article has been seen and approved by all the other authors.

It is the responsibility of the author to obtain all necessary copyright release permissions for the use of any copyrighted materials in the manuscript prior to the submission.

Authors are asked to sign a warranty and copyright agreement upon acceptance of their manuscript, before the manuscript can be published.