Guides for authors

Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.

The ijli employs double-blind peer review processes to evaluate the submitted papers to ensure the quality of the Journal. All papers submitted to the journal need to be separated into two files, one without the authors' name, and the other with the authors'. Only papers without authors will be sent to peer reviewers to undergo the reviewing process.

The ijli uses the APA styles for citations and references. The authors can need helps from Google Scholar or Mendeley Software to employ the appropriate citations and references. Following is the template for the article to be considered for publication in the ijli.

Please use the templates below for your paper to submit to the ijli.

IJLI Template

When submitting your manuscript to the ijli, please submit two separate files, one with authors' information, and the other without authors to make sure the double-blind review of the Journal.

The ijli uses the Sofware of Turnitin to check for Plagiarism. Authors need to be aware of using appropriate citations and references. Please check the term of Ethics and Malpractice for this issue.

Cover Letter

The International Journal of Language Instruction (ijli) is committed to upholding ethical standards, retracting, and correcting errors. The editorial team's primary responsibility is to discourage publishing malpractice. Any type of unethical conduct is unacceptable, and this Journal's Editorial Team does not tolerate plagiarism in any form. All manuscripts must be the authors' original work and free of indications of plagiarism.

Authors can guarantee that their writings are entirely unique and that any writing or words credited to another are properly referenced. Additionally, publications that had an impact on the nature of the finding reported in the manuscript should be acknowledged. The writers must certify that the manuscript has never been written before.

Use the link below to download the cover letter

Cover Letter

Review Form

The authors can have a close look at the Review Form to see how or what aspects of their papers are reviewed so that they could revise to enhance the quality of their papers.

The Reviewers also use this Review Form as guidelines to provide useful comments to help the authors improve the quality of their research papers.

Please download this form for reviewing the manuscript.

Review Form

After receiving the peer reviewers' comments, you are also required to use the Revision Form when you submit your revised version.

Revision Form

Conflicts of Interests

Authors are requested to disclose interests that are directly or indirectly related to the work submitted for publication. Interests within the last 3 years of beginning the work (conducting the research and preparing the work for submission) should be reported. Interests outside the 3-year time frame must be disclosed if they could reasonably be perceived as influencing the submitted work. Disclosure of interests provides a complete and transparent process and helps readers form their own judgments of potential bias. This is not meant to imply that a financial relationship with an organization that sponsored the research or compensation received for consultancy work is inappropriate. Please download this form.

Conflicts of interest statement

Disclosures and declarations

All authors are requested to include information regarding sources of funding, financial or non-financial interests, study-specific approval by the appropriate ethics committee for research involving humans and/or animals, informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on the welfare of animals if the research involved animals (as appropriate).

The decision on whether such information should be included is not only dependent on the scope of the journal, but also the scope of the article. Work submitted for publication may have implications for public health or general welfare and in those cases, it is the responsibility of all authors to include the appropriate disclosures and declarations.

Research involving Human Participants and/or Animals (Download this form)

Compliance with Ethical Standards

To ensure objectivity and transparency in research and to ensure that accepted principles of ethical and professional conduct have been followed, authors should include information regarding sources of funding, potential conflicts of interest (financial or non-financial), informed consent if the research involved human participants, and a statement on the welfare of animals if the research involving animals.

Authors should include the following statements (if applicable) in a separate section entitled “Compliance with Ethical Standards” when submitting a paper:

Please note that standards could vary slightly per journal dependent on their peer review policies (i.e. single or double-blind peer review) as well as per journal subject discipline. Before submitting your article check the instructions following this section carefully.

The corresponding author should be prepared to collect documentation of compliance with ethical standards and send it if requested during peer review or after publication.

The Editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned guidelines. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfill the above-mentioned guidelines.

Data transparency

All authors are requested to make sure that all data and materials, as well as software applications or custom code support their published claims and comply with field standards. Please note that journals may have individual policies on sharing research data in concordance with disciplinary norms and expectations.

Instructions to write a complete research paper:

Tips for publication

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How to write the literature review - 1

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How to write the Methodology - 1

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How to present the Results/findings - 1

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