submission guidelines



  • Articles must be written in English and should be related to the areas of English language teaching, learning or testing. Articles in the area of applied linguistics are welcome, provided that they are relevant to ELT.
  • The Indonesian JELT also invites review articles, which provide a descriptive and evaluative comparison of the materials and discuss the relative significance of the works in the context of current theory and practice. Submissions should generally be between 700 and 1,500 words.
  • Articles must be typewritten on A4-sized white paper (8.27” x 11.69”), double-spaced with 1” margins with a 12-pt Times New Roman font.
  • The Editors require that articles be submitted as e-mail attachment that exactly matches the hardcopy and are formatted as a Microsoft Word document. Identify your document with your own name and affiliation, e.g. Yassir_ATMAJAYA.doc. Do not send your text in the body of e-mail.
  • The Editors reserve the rights to adjust the format to certain standards of uniformity.
  • Clear corresponding address of the author should be identified (also with a fax and/or contact number). In the case of multiple authorship, full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors. Names will appear in the order in which the corresponding authors give them, even if that order is not alphabetical.

Paper Length

Texts should be between 6,000 and 7,000 words in length. A word-count should be given at the end of the article. The word-count should include abstract, tables and appendices.


All articles should have an abstract comprising 100-250 words in length. A word-count and keywords are required at the end of the abstract.

 Criteria for Acceptance

A manuscript will be accepted for publication if it meets the following requirements:

  • Its topic and contents reflect the aims and scope of the Indonesian JELT.
  • It is likely to arouse readers’ interest and is accessible to a broad readership.
  • It offers novel and original insights as well as makes significant contribution to the body of knowledge related to this journal.
  • It contains a cogent and coherent theoretical basis so as to reflect sound scholarship (especially for practical articles). Theoretical articles and report research should include discussion and implications, and application for practice.
  • It has clarity of presentation, is well written and organized, and conforms to the format of this journal.

Articles and a brief bio-data (max. 150 words) should be sent to:

ISSN: 2655-1977