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Journal Call for Papers

Journal Information

Title: CALR Linguistics Journal


Submitter Information

First Name: Hayat
Last Name:Al-Khatib
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Call Information

Deadline: 28-Apr-2017


This call for papers is intended for CALR Linguistics Journal issue 8, due on December 2017.
CALR Linguistic Journal is a double blind review journal that is indexed by European Reference Index for the Humanities ERIH. Rejection rate is 30%.
Volume Title: Towards a Pedagogy of English as an International Language
The drastic increase in the number of second language speakers of English has shifted the cultural basis of English and significantly altered the nature of English. Researchers are invited to consider whether these changes have started to challenge traditional assumptions of ELT pedagogy: that interest in learning English is largely the result of linguistic imperialism; that ELT research and pedagogy should be informed by native speaker models; that the cultural context of ELT should be derived from the cultures of native speakers; that the culture of learning that informs communicative language teaching CLT provides the most productive method for ELT.
In particular submissions should focus on attempting to answer the following questions:
  What are the defining features of an international model of English language?
  Have these features altered the nature of English itself?
  Should the pedagogy for teaching English change, as a result of this change?


Submission guidelines

Submissions should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Papers should follow APA style of referencing.
Abstract should be no more than 350 words.
Submissions will be evaluated by a team of reviewers according to the following:

• Appropriateness and significance of the topic to the theme

• Clarity of organisation and presentation

• If an empirical study, soundness of research design, stated questions, data sources and data collection procedures, as well as analytic approach

• In the case of theoretical papers, theoretical/conceptual framework, relevance of topic into current thinking and strength of contribution to the field

Key deadlines

• Deadline for recereceipt of abstracts: Friday, 28 April 2017

• Notification of acceptance: Wednesday, 31 May 2017

• submission of full paper: Thursday, 31 August 2017


Subfield(s): Applied Linguistics

Language(s): English


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