Author Guidance


The authors(s) must follow the author guidelines in preparing the manuscript before submission:

  1. Authors are invited to submit the original works related to English, Applied linguistics, literature, or language teaching via the Open Journal System (OJS) of the International Journal of English and Applied Linguistics (IJEAL) Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
  2. The manuscript's language must be English (either American or British standard, but not a mixture of both).
  3. Submissions must be unique and should not have been published earlier or be under consideration for publication while being evaluated for this
  4. The article should be in the form of a research result, scientific essay, analysis, criticism, or review of books on the related fields, which potentially contribute to the highly scientific advancement.
  5. The manuscript should be typed in Microsoft Word (.doc) with Calibri 11 on A4 paper format with a single space between 6-12 pages. Any manuscript, which is either shorter or longer than the prescribed limit, may be considered for evaluation if the content is of extraordinarily high or distinctive value.
  6. Manuscripts are written by using standard citation applications (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero).
  7. The article should cover the title, the full names of the authors and their affiliation, abstract, keywords (conceptual words), abbreviations (if any), the main parts (Introduction, Literature Review, Research Method, Result and Discussion, and Conclusion), Acknowledgements (if any) and references. Would you please write your article by our template, which you can download from this link:


a. Title

          The title is the fewest possible informative words (not more than 12 words) that must accurately                  describe the content/topic of discussion.

b. The Author’s Name

          The maximum number of authors is five people. The author's name must be written                                      without followed by the title and include the author's affiliation

c. Name of Affiliation for Each Author

         The author’s name should be accompanied by a complete affiliation address and corresponding                 email address.

d. Abstract

         They were written briefly in English in one paragraph of 150-250 words. It should introduce the                    subject matter/topic of discussion, the study's goal, the theory used, the method applied, and the (expected) findings. It should be self-contained and must be citation-free. It should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references.

e. Keywords (Conceptual Words)

         Please provide 3 to 5 keywords as index terms signifying the article content.

f. Abbreviations (if any)

       They are the spelled out terms in the text for the first time and used consistently after that.

g. Introduction

         It should be concise, with no subheadings. It should cover the background and the description of                 the  problem and the importance of the subject matter.

h. Literature Review

          It presents the theory applied and the related literature on the previous researches on the topic.

i. Research Method

       It consists of the description of the method of analysis.

j. Results and Discussion

      It consists of the analysis and description of the results and the outputs of the research.

k.  Conclusion

           It should clearly explain the important conclusions of the work, highlighting its significance and                   relevance.

l.   Acknowledgements (If Any)

           It indicates sources of funding or helps to carry out your study and/or prepare the manuscript.

m. References

The main references are international journals and proceedings. The references should be sufficient (consist of at least 15 references). All references should be to the most pertinent and up-to-date sources. At most 5 years.

Please use a APA 6Th Edition formatting style.


Fahlevi, H., & Randa, P. (2015). A comparative analysis of financial performance and Sharia conformity of Indonesian and Malaysian Islamic banks. Paper presented at the 17th Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference. 15-17 October, 2015, Venice, Italy.

Hasanuddin, L., et al. (2015). Investigation of the head impact power of a sepak takraw ball on sepak takraw players. Movement, Health & Movement Journal, 4(2), 47-58.

Irsyadillah. (July 11, 2016). 'Project Fear' campaign: Lessons from the EU referendum in the UK. The Jakarta Post (online). Retrieved from

Muchlisin, Z.A., & Hasri, I. (2015). Karakteristik ikan dominan di Danau Laut Tawar, Takengon [Characteristics of the dominant fish in Lake Laut Tawar, Takengon]. Jakarta: AMAFRAD Press.

Mustafa, F. (2015). Using corpora to design a reliable test instrument for English proficiency assessment. Proceedings of the TEFLIN International Conference: Teaching and assessing L2 learners in the 21st century (pp. 344-354). Denpasar: Universitas Udayana.


Note for the Authors:

The editorial board is rigorous regarding plagiarism. The journal believes that taking the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair and dishonest. Copying even one sentence from someone else's manuscript, or even one of your own that has previously been published, without proper citation, is considered plagiarism—use your own words instead. The editorial board retains the absolute authority to reject the review process of a submitted manuscript if it is subject to minor or major plagiarism and may cancel the publication upon the complaint of victim(s) of plagiarism.