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International Journal of TESOL Studies

International Journal of TESOL Studies (IJTS) is a fully peer-reviewed international journal published by Cranmore Publishing on behalf of the International TESOL Union. IJTS publishes both original empirical research and systematic review studies on teaching and learning English as a second and foreign language at all education levels. It is broadly concerned with linguistics applied to education and welcomes contributions in, but not limited to, the following areas:


  1. material development and evaluation 
  2. translation and interpreting studies
  3. curriculum design and development
  4. professional preparation and development
  5. English for academic purposes
  6. discourse analysis/genre analysis
  7. language and culture
  8. language and society
  9. language testing and assessment
  10. language planning and policy
  11. multilingualism and multilingual education
  12. information technology and language education
  13. critical thinking and language education


IJTS is an Open Access journal and all published papers are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles in this journal, or to use them for any other lawful purpose. Authors retain copyrights and full publishing rights without restrictions.


There are no article processing charges or submission charges applicable to authors.

Special Issue Call for Papers

Communicating beyond the University: The Asian Workplace

(Download the full CFP here)


Guest Editors

A/Prof LEE Kooi Cheng,  Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore

A/Prof Radhika JAIDEV,  Centre for Communication Skills, Singapore Institute of Technology


Aims and Scope

The International Journal of TESOL Studies invites educators in diverse areas of ELT, business communication, technical communication, professional communication, rhetoric and composition, discourse, organizational communication, management communication and other related fields to contribute to a Special Issue on Communicating beyond the University: The Asian workplace, to be published by late 2024.


Call for papers

We invite scholars and practitioners to explore, examine, and share how institutes of higher education prepare students for workplace communication in the current landscape; how professionals and industry practitioners communicate in workplaces in the Asian context; and other emerging issues in the field. Interdisciplinarity is key.


While we recognise that English language may not be the primary language of workplace communication in many Asian countries, we intend for this Special Issue to focus on communication using English in the Asian workplace.


Submission Instructions

Deadline for submission of manuscripts for Articles, Reflections, and Conceptual Essays is 31 March 2024. Please email submissions to


Contributors may be invited to peer review papers for the special issue in the months following. All manuscripts should be formatted according to the journal’s style guide.


Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Applications in TESOL: Opportunities, Issues, and Perspectives

(Download the full CFP here)


Guest Editors

Asst. Prof. Dr. Mark Bedoya Ulla

Walailak University, Thailand


Asso. Prof. Dr. Mark Feng Teng

Macao Polytechnic University, China


Aims and Scope

This special issue aims to explore the various ways that generative AI tools are changing the field of TESOL, giving academics, practitioners, and researchers a forum to present their work, exchange ideas, and promote discussion on the potentially revolutionary effects of AI-driven language teaching and learning. All the upcoming articles in this special issue will explore the profound impact of AI-powered solutions on language learning outcomes and engagement levels, featuring comprehensive discussions on ethical guidelines and pedagogical approaches essential for the successful integration of AI in language education and TESOL. This special issue provides valuable insights into the evolving landscape of TESOL and the pivotal role of generative AI. We invite researchers, educators, and innovators to contribute to this exciting exploration of how AI is reshaping language education, and we look forward to fostering impactful discussions and collaboration in this space.


Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts adhering to the journal's formatting and referencing guidelines. All submissions will undergo a rigorous peer-review process to ensure the quality and relevance of the contributions. All articles are free and open access for international readership.


The deadline for submission of manuscripts for Articles, Reflections, Interviews, and Conceptual Essays is 30 August 2024. Please email submissions to



Abstract/proposal: April 30, 2024

Submission Deadline: August 30, 2024

Special Issue Publication: December 2024