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Author Guidelines

Title of Article: Sub-title Written Here with the Conjunction is Not Capitalized (Cambria, 14pt)


Author’s Full Name1, Author’s Full Name2 (Cambria 12 pt, Written without Academic Title)

1Affiliation (Cambria 12pt)

2Affiliation (Cambria 12 pt)


1Author’s Email

2Author’s Email


Abstract contains a brief description of the problem background, research objectives, methods used, and results of the study. Abstract writing emphasizes especially on the results of the study. Abstract is written with Cambria 11 pt with a single space. The abstract summarizes briefly and clearly: (a) the purpose and scope of the study, (b) the method used, (c) summary of results/findings, (d) conclusions. The background of the problem does not need to be written in the abstract. Abstracts are followed by 3-5 keywords. Keywords need to be included to describe the domain of the problem under study and the main terms underlying the research. Keywords can be a single word or a combination of words (phrases). These keywords are needed for computerization. Keywords are separated by semicolon ( ; ) for indexing purpose.


Keywords: semantic; pragmatic; speech act


The manuscripts which meet the requirements in the guidelines can be sent to the email address at: and cc to The manuscripts that are not adjusted based on the guidelines will be sent back to the authors to be revised. Manuscripts at least contain 8 pages including figures and tables. The manuscript is written on A4 (210 x 297 mm), left and top margin at 40 mm, right and bottom margin at 30 mm, font style Cambria 12 pt and 1.5 spaced. In this introduction section, it contains the background of the research, focus of the research, and literature reviews. For the citation writing style, please make it according to APA 7th Edition style. It will be better if the author(s) used the tools such as Mendeley, Zotero, or Endnote for the citation writing.



In this section, the author(s) should state how the research was conducted, what the research approach that was used, population and sample should be stated clearly as well as the research instrument(s), data collection technique, and data analysis. It is written in the form of paragraph without the format of bullet and numberings.



Presentation of the research results is discussed according to the literature reviews used before. The comparison to other previous research can be presented in this section. Therefore the research problems may find the solution found in this section.

For the format of figures and tables placement, please make it in the center of the paper. For example:

For figures/charts:



Figure 1. Name of the Figure/Chart

For tables:

















Table 1. Name of the Table


Please make sure that the figures in the high resolution so that it will be seen clearly. If there are figures and tables that are not shown clearly, the author(s) will be requested to revise the figures and tables.



For this section, author should summarize the research that was conducted in the form of paragraph without the format of bullets and numberings. Conclusion may contain the suggestion and recommendation for further research in the future regarding the topics discussed in the paper.



Reference should be written with the help of reference manager tools such as Mendeley, Zotero, or Endnote. The style of reference writing for Journal of Japanese Language Education and Linguistics is based on APA 7th Edition. It is highly recommended to cite the reference from journals published within 10 years (2010-2020).

For example:

Arsyad, A. (2013). Media pembelajaran. PT Grafindo Persada. ---> Book Source

Maarif, S. (2020). Lexical and phrasal semantic extension of Japanese color words based on metonymic motivation. Journal of Japanese Language Education and Linguistics, 4(2), 97–114. ----> Journal Source (1 author)

Sutiyarti, U., Ayu Wulan, D., Ariani Saragih, F., & Edy Nur Widyaningsih, G. (2018). Perbandingan hasil belajar mahasiswa prodi pendidikan bahasa Jepang dan sastra Cina angkatan 2015 Universitas Brawijaya. Journal of Japanese Language Education and Linguistics, 2(1). ----> Journal Source (More than 2 authors)


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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