Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

English Franca publishes multi-disciplinary research and critical review of issues on applied linguistics, English language teaching and English literature in the context of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). English Franca disseminates research results and analysis regarding EFL-related issues in all countries that cover the fields of:

  • English Language Pedagogy
  • English language Literacy
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • ELT Materials Development and Evaluation
  • English Language Testing and Assessment
  • Teaching English to Young Learners, English Literature
  • Language Policy and Planning
  • Second Language Acquisition

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to ENGLISH FRANCA : Academic Journal of English Language and Education is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "blind peer review" . Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.

 

Publication Frequency

English Franca publishes twice a year (May and November). Each issue number (issue) amounts to a minimum of five (5) the titles.

 

Open Access Policy

ENGLISH FRANCA: Journal of English Language and Education provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Creative Commons License
This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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Plagiarism Check

ENGLISH FRANCA Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 30% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by ENGLISH FRANCA Editorial Board using Crossref Similarity Check (powered by iThenticate)

 

Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to ENGLISH FRANCA will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles

 

Journal Archiving

This journal utilizes the RJI Archive Journal System to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...