The International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics (IJLEAL) is an open access peer-reviewed international journal ISSN: 2289-7208 (Print); 2289-9294 (Online) that welcomes global submissions. This journal invites scientific and intellectual discussions and insights on developing and emerging issues of language education and applied linguistics of any languages. The journal aims to present the latest development and achievements in scientific research in Malaysia and overseas to the world’s community specially to simulate and promote intellectual exchange between Malaysia and foreign researchers globally.


Authors are invited to submit empirical, theoretical and review papers, which can contribute to the significant advances, in the following areas, but not limited to:

Language Education

  • Curriculum and syllabus design and development
  • Emergent technologies in language education
  • Instructional design
  • Instructional strategy
  • Language policy and planning
  • Language testing and evaluation
  • Materials design and development
  • Teaching and learning approaches

Applied Linguistics

  • Bilingualism and multilingualism
  • Communicative competence
  • Computer-mediated communication
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language acquisition
  • Language conflict
  • Language development and variation
  • Language disorders
  • Language in society
  • Linguistic discrimination
  • Literary texts analysis
  • Professional practice
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Workplace and intercultural interaction

IJLEAL also welcomes articles on other relevant topics as long as they fit within its scope.