Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal focus and scope of JFTL is  to publish research articles within the field of an advanced understanding of strategies in learning English, strategies in teaching English. The scope research based paper on the interactions about

  • teaching skills
  • communication
  • learning strategies
  • writing strategies


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.


Publication Frequency

The journal is published twice a year on January and July.


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.



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Open Access Policy

Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning (JFLTL) provides immediate open access to its articles which make them accessible and freely available to the public. Anyone may reproduce, distribute, translate and create derivative works of this article (for both commercial & non-commercial purposes) so long as subject to full attribution is addressed to the original publication and authors.


Publication Ethics

Ethical standards for publication exist to ensure high-quality research publications, public trust in research findings, and that people receive credit for their ideas.


All articles published by JFLTL (Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning) are committed to publishing only original materials, i.e. material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

Duplicate Submission

Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published work, or work that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, they are required to cite the previous work and indicate how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.

Citation Manipulation

Submitted manuscripts found to include citations of which primary purpose is to increase the number of citations to a given author’s work, or to articles published in another journal will incur citation manipulation sanctions.

Data Fabrication and Falsification

Submitted manuscripts which are found to have either fabricated or falsified experimental results, including the manipulation of images, will incur data fabrication and falsification sanctions.

Improper Author Contribution or Attribution

All listed authors must have made a significant research contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all its claims. It is important to list everyone who made a significant research contribution, including students and laboratory technicians.


In the event that there are documented violations of any of the aforementioned policies in any journal, regardless of whether or not the violations occurred in a journal published by JFLTL (Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning), immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript will apply.

Plagiarism Policy

Regarding plagiarism, all authors submitting paper to JFLTL (Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning) should ensure that their paper is free from PLAGIARISM. The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool. All submissions will be checked by TURNITIN before being sent to reviewers.

Copyright Form

Submission of a paper in any journal of JFLTL will be taken to imply that it presents original unpublished work, not under consideration elsewhere. A copyright assignment form will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. This publishing agreement should be completed and returned to the editorial office.


All articles published in Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Learning (JFLTL) are free of charge. Publication fees are charged only for articles published in special issues.