Linguistics, TESOL & Translation

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A top-ranking, peer-reviewed journal covering topics such as: bilingualism and multilingualism; computer-mediated communication; conversation analysis; corpus linguistics; discourse analysis and pragmatics; first and additional language learning and teaching; forensic linguistics; language assessment; language planning and policies; multimodal communication.

A leading international peer-reviewed journal publishing articles at the boundaries of discourse analysis and the social sciences. It focuses on theory formation and analysis of the relationships between the structures of text, talk, language use, verbal interaction or communication, on the one hand, and social, political or cultural micro- and macrostructures and cognitive social representations, on the other.

An international peer-reviewed journal for the study of text and talk. Articles cover the structures and strategies of written and spoken discourse, with special attention given to cross-disciplinary links.

A popular and highly regarded, peer-reviewed journalfor all those involved in English Language Teaching, whether as a second, additional, or foreign language, or as an international Lingua Franca. The journal links the everyday concerns of practitioners with insights gained from relevant academic disciplines such as applied linguistics, education, psychology, and sociology.

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A popular, peer-reviewed, international journal of sociolinguistics concerned with language and discourse as aspects of social life.

An international, peer-reviewed journal aimed at language teachers, researchers and policy makers. Articles cover classroom practice in all its aspects, relationships between policy, theory and practice, multilingualism and multiculturalism, new technologies and foreign languages and much more.

Read expert overviews of research in the field of second-language teaching and learning. You will find critical survey articles of recent research on specific topics, second and foreign languages and countries.

The professional magazine of the Chartered Institute of Linguists containing articles of interest to language teachers and translators. This online archive goes back 4 years (to Jan 2020) but we have print copies on the top floor of the Library from 1986 onwards.

A very popular, peer-reviewed journal aimed at professionals in the field which includes articles on English language teaching and learning and standard English as a second dialect.


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