About the Journal

About us

Founded in 2020, Journal of English Language and Linguistics (JEL) is the double-blind peer-reviewed journal organized and published by the English Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Buriram Rajabhat University, Thailand. The journal welcomes the submissions of manuscripts both from Thailand and other countries.


The aims of the journal are 1) to strengthen the collaboration and networking of academic and research works among educators, scholars, and researchers from the fields of English language and linguistics based on empirical academic and research studies, and 2) to provide an academic platform for authors to share their new insights and discoveries about theoretical and experimental implications.


The journal welcomes manuscripts for publication in the scope covering the following disciplines: English Language, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Literature, English for Specific Purposes (ESP), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), Translation and Interpretation, Technology and Language, World Englishes, Language Acquisition, Innovations in Language Teaching and Learning, Language Testing and Assessment, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), and English Language Teaching (ELT).

Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to this journal for publication must be peer-reviewed by three (3) anonymous external peer reviewers from various institutes in the relevant fields. Most importantly, the identities of the authors and reviewers must be concealed from each other (double-blind peer review) to produce all articles for publication with high quality and academic standards. The articles submitted for publication in this journal have not been published elsewhere or are not being considered for publication in other journals by peer reviewers. The authors must strictly adhere to the journal's reference system and the standards for the publication of academic or research articles.

Plagiarism Policy

All articles for publication in this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin, with a similarity score of 20% or less acceptable. The journal will promptly reject all articles leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism.

 Citation Style

All articles for publication in this journal will be strictly cited in accordance with the 7th edition of the American Psychological Association's (APA) manual on citation styles. More information is available at www.apa.org.

Evaluation Process

Evaluation reports will be completed anonymously within three months after the peer reviewers' reception. Following the completion of the evaluation process, authors will get a statement of the editorial decision as well as an anonymized copy of the reports upon which the decision is based. The editorial decision will be considered final.

Submission Categories

Journal of English Language and Linguistics (JEL) welcomes the submissions of manuscripts in two categories as follows:

1. Research Article

The research article must be based on the language-related areas specified above in the scope of the journal. The article should be from 3,000 to 8,000 words in length, including figures, tables, and references. An abstract, with one page of A4 or 150 to 250 words, is accompanied by a list of three to five keywords.

2. Academic Article

The article should provide discussions on all aspects related to the language-related areas specified in the aims and scope of the journal. It should range in length from 1,500 to 4,000 words, including references. An abstract, with one page of A4 or 150 to 250 words, is accompanied by a list of three to five keywords.

Frequency of Publication    

The journal is published in three (3) issues a year: January–April, May–August, and September–December.

Article Processing Charge (APC)

An article processing charge (APC) or publication fee must be paid by authors seeking publication in the Journal of English Language and Linguistics (JEL). The following are the article processing charges (APCs):

            — For general authors, the APC is USD 150.00 per article.  

            — For Buriram Rajabhat University authors, the APC is USD 100.00 per article.

The APCs will cover journal management and the peer-review process. After a preliminary review of the editorial board, the authors must transfer the APCs to:  

            Savings Account Number:   677-0-27445-1

            Account Name:    Mr. Suphakit Phoowong, Mr. Chaleomkiet Yenphech,

                                              and Mr. Surapong Kuntud

            Bank:                                      Bangkok Bank

            Branch:                                  Buriram Rajabhat University

            Swift Code:                            BKKBTHBKXXX

The authors will not receive a refund for their APCs if their manuscript is rejected, or they cancel their publication.