Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope includes the teaching and learning of English as a foreign or second language: teaching strategies, language curriculum, testing and assessment, linguistics and teaching, literature and teaching, ICT in language teaching, etc


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Upon submission, author will receive a notification email. This is normally between one to two weeks after the submission. The received article will be passed to our reviewers and the review process will take about two untill four months (four to eight weeks). The decision of the review is either accepted with minor revisions, accepted with major revision or rejected. Authro(s) whose article is accepted with revisions should do the revision in line with the reviewer(s)'s comments and suggestions. The revision should be made at maximum of three months after the author recieved the Editor's decision of the article via email. The revised article should be re-submit online (or via email to jer@uhamka.ac.id).


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.

We apply Creativecommon policy:



This license is the most restrictive of our six main licenses, only allowing others to download our works and share them with others as long as they credit the journal as well as the authors, but they can’t change them in any way or use them commercially.



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Editors and Reviewers

Editor in Chief

Hamzah Puadi Ilyas

Board of Editors

Gunawan Suryoputro

Herri Mulyono

Silih Warni

Siti Zulaiha


Elih Sutisna Yanto, Singaperbangsa University, Indonesia

Galegane Golebamang, University of Botswana, Botswana

Irfan Rifai, PGRI University of Adi Buana, Indonesia

Khalid Ibrahim Alahmed, University of York, United Kingdom

Li Yin, Central China Normal University (CCNU), China

Maha Alghasab, The Public Authority of Applied Education and Training, College of Education, Kuwait

Nafan Torihoran, State Islamic Institute of Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin, Indonesia

Tasnima Aktar, Associate Professor, Comilia University, Bangladesh

Xiaoyin Yang, University of York, United Kingdom

Afrianto, University of Riau, Indonesia

Ahmed Frewan, Aljabar Algarbi University, Libya