Quality Research & Publication Canada

About The Journal

Studies in Linguistics, Literature and TESOL (SLLT) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal. SLLT is published by the Quality Research & Publication Canada (QRPC) in online version. SLLT is determined to provide the best platform for researchers and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings. All articles and issues are available for free download.
E-ISSN : 2704-5571

Open Access Policy

This journal 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.

Publisher

Quality Research & Publication Canada,
1040 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Copyright Notice

If the article is accepted for publication, copyright of this article will be vested to Quality Research & Publication Canada. All articles published in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, unless otherwise stated.

Anti-plagiarism

The editor will check the similarity rate of each submission by Turnitin.

Author Guidelines

Feature articles include theoretical analyses and reports of original research. All the articles should connect theory, research, and practice. Submissions are evaluated along the following criteria:

  • Relevance and importance to SLLT readers
  • Adequacy of conceptual framework
  • Appropriateness and competence of method
  • Reasonableness of interpretations and conclusions
  • Links between theory, research, or policy and practice
  • Clarity of organization and vigor of style
  • Originality of contribution

A manuscript must follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition.

Formatting Guideline

  • Articles submitted to SLLT should be between 4,000 to 8,000 words. It should be accompanied by an abstract consisting of 150- 250 words. The submitted article should cover introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusion.
  • The abstract should be written in italic. Below the abstract, the author(s) should provide 5- 8 keywords/phrases with the font size 11.
  • To facilitate the blind review process, author’s names (without academic titles), institutional affiliations, and the email address of the corresponding author should appear only on a detachable cover sheet.
  • Author(s) should include a short bio, in not more than 70 words.
  • The submitted article should be written in English in single space, using Microsoft Word, font size 12, Times New Roman, 2.54 in all sides.
  • The title should not exceed 14 words, and should be capitalized, centered, with font Times New Roman 14.
  • The sources cited in the body of the manuscript should appear in the reference, and all sources appearing in the reference should be cited in the body of the article.
  • Proofs will be sent to the author for correction, and should be returned to sllt@qrpc.org or editor@qrpc.org by the deadline given.
  • The Editorial Board reserves the right to make editorial changes to any manuscript accepted for publication to enhance clarity and style.
  • The editorial board has the final decision to accept or decline papers.
  • In case of multiple authors, indicate which one is the corresponding author AND provide a mobile telephone number for the corresponding author.

Submission

SLLT accepts the submission of empirical studies, literature reviews, theoretical articles, methodological articles, case studies and other types of articles.

The principles of submission in are as follows,

  • SLLT publishes original manuscripts which are not published previously.
  • SLLT has a zero-tolerance plagiarism policy (including self-plagiarism).
  • All the authors should agree on the publications.
  • Authors retain the copy right of their own paper, which can be used in any other publications as long as the original paper is properly cited.
  • The language of manuscripts should be English.
  • Author may choose online submission or E-mail submission.
  • SLLT only accepts Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf) version of submission

Recruitment for Reviewers

SLLT Editorial Board welcomes you to join us as a reviewer.

  • Status: Part time
  • Working language: English
  • Working style: Internet-based
  • Payment: Voluntary job, no payment

Description

Participation in the peer-review process is absolutely essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers and editors determine which works are of quality and significance. Due to our extensive readership, the research and scholarship selected by our reviewers/editors will ultimately have an impact on literacy in national and international classrooms. Reviewers/editors’ names will be listed on the journal’s webpage.

Requirements

  • Possess a doctoral degree in a discipline related very closely to the journal
  • Hold a teaching or research position at a university or academic institution.
  • Be fluent in academic and professional English.
  • Have a strong interest in the scholarly journal.
  • Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines.

How to apply

Send your CV to editor@qrpc.org

Guidelines for Reviewers

All peer reviewers must follow these ethical guidelines for SLLT journal articles in review:

  • Reviewers must give unbiased consideration to each manuscript submitted. They should judge each on its merits, without regard to race, religion, nationality, sex, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the author(s).
  • Reviewers must declare any conflict of interest before agreeing to review a manuscript. This includes any relationship with the author that may bias their review.
  • Reviewers must keep the peer review process confidential. They must not share information or correspondence about a manuscript with anyone outside of the peer review process.
  • Reviewers should provide a constructive, comprehensive, evidenced, and appropriately substantial peer review report.
  • Reviewers must avoid making statements in their report which might be construed as impugning any person’s reputation.
  • Reviewers should make all reasonable effort to submit their report and recommendation on time. They should inform the editor if this is not possible.
  • Reviewers should call to the journal editor’s attention any significant similarity between the manuscript under consideration and any published paper or submitted manuscripts of which they are aware.
  • Reviewers are recommended and encouraged to write comments in the original text for the author to make changes and improvements.