Guide to Submissions

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thank you for your submission. In order to assist us with web preparation, the following procedures are essential:

i) The document must be in MS Word format.

ii) The Font must be Times New Roman size 12.

…..Headings: May be Times New Roman size 14 or size 12.

…..Spacing 1.5 between lines.

iii) ‘Smart tags’ should be removed.

iv) Foot notes must not ‘pop up’ in the Document. They must appear at the end of the article.

iv) Citations -APA style. Please see this PDF file

Use APA format as found in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 5th Edition, for headings, citations, references. 

About APA Style/format: 

http://www.apastyle.org/aboutstyle.html 

APA Citation Style: http://www.liu.edu/cwis/CWP/library/workshop/citapa.htm 

APA Style Workshop: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/hypertext/apa/index.html 

v) Keywords: All articles must include Keywords at the beginning of the article.List 4-6 keywords to facilitate locating the article through keyword searches in the future.

vi) Graphs – Charts – either in the body of the document or at the end.

vi) Paragraphs. Double space between paragraphs. Indent the beginning of each paragraph except those immediately following a heading, quotation, example, figure, chart or table. Keep text formatting (e.g., italics, bold, etc.) to the absolute minimum necessary. Use full justification. All lines to be against Left Hand Side Margin (except quotes – to be indented per APA style).

vii) Abstract 

The abstract should contain an informative summary of the main points of the article, including, where relevant, the article’s purpose, theoretical framework, methodology, types of data analysed, subject information, main findings, and conclusions. The abstract should reflect the focus of the article. 

**viii) The Iranian EFL Journal group (Asian EFL Journal) provides the most up to date research in SLA and EFL related topics. We strongly recommend you consult our Journal Editions and refer to such latest works where appropriate. Articles referencing the Asian EFL Journal index, Linguistics Journal Index will receive priority.

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