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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. English speaking/listening/reading/writing 
  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 evaluation
  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

Care in Higher Education

(Download the full CFP here)


Guest Editor

Dr Jock Wong, Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore


Important Dates

Abstract submission: 31st March, 2022

Notification of acceptance: 30th April, 2022

Full manuscript due: 31st July, 2022

Anticipated publication date: early 2023


Teaching and Teacher Development in Technology-enhanced Language Learning

(Download the full CFP here)


Guest Editors

Dr. Lindsay Miller, Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Dr. Junjie Gavin Wu, Assistant Professor, Shenzhen Technology University, China


Proposed Timeline

Abstract submission: 15 August, 2021.

Full manuscript due: 15 January, 2022

Peer review and editorial decision: 1 March, 2022

Anticipated publication date: September, 2022


Confirmed Contributors

Consider submitting your work to join the following authors for this special issue:

Kean Wah Lee, University of Nottingham Malaysia, Malaysia

Cynthia C. James, Ministry of Education Malaysia, Malaysia

Eric Hagley, Hosei University, Japan

Debbie Guan Eng Ho, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei

Xin Shan, University of Sydney, Australia

Yan Li, University of Sydney, Australia


Vocabulary Focus in Language Education

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Guest Editors 

Marina Dodigovic, PhD, honorary professor, University of La Rioja, Spain

Stephen Jeaco, PhD, associate professor, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

María Pilar Agustín-Llach, PhD, accredited professor, University of La Rioja, Spain

Important Dates

Expressions of interest (round 1) by 1 July 2021

Expressions of interest (round 2, if necessary) by 1 September 2021

Authors notified by 1 November 2021

Full papers due by 1 March 2022

Paper reviews due by 1 May 2022

Paper revisions due by 1 July 2022

Final drafts due by 1 November 2022


Critical Thinking and Communicating in the Disciplines

(Download the full CFP here)


Guest Editors

Dr. Nadya Shaznay Patel, Singapore Institute of Technology

Dr. Shobha Avadhani, National University of Singapore

Important Dates

Abstract submission: 15th November, 2021

Notification of acceptance: 15th December, 2021

Full manuscript due: 15th March, 2022

Peer review and editorial decision: 15th April, 2022

Final revision due: 15th August, 2022

Anticipated publication date: October-December, 2022