About the Journal

The Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL) is a monthly scholarly publication dedicated to exploring cutting-edge approaches and practices in language pedagogy within the field of applied linguistics. This journal serves as a platform for researchers, educators, and practitioners to exchange ideas and share innovative methodologies that enhance language teaching and learning.


The "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" is a peer-reviewed academic journal that focuses on language pedagogy, innovative approaches in applied linguistics, and related topics. The journal is managed and and published by JA Inkwell Publishing. It aims to provide a platform for teachers, researchers, academics, language practitioners, and individuals involved in applied language studies to share their scholarly work and insights.


The "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" follows a double-blind peer review process for all accepted submissions. We recognize and appreciate the valuable service provided by reviewers in the academic community, as their contributions play a crucial role in maintaining the high quality of published content within a timely manner.

Both Research Articles and Review Articles undergo a rigorous peer review. Initially, manuscripts are assessed by the editors to ensure compliance and suitability. If a manuscript meets the criteria for peer review, potential reviewers are invited by the Editor or Associate Editor. Reviewers are sent an invitation containing the manuscript's abstract and the Guidelines to Reviewers. Once an invitation to review is accepted, the reviewer is provided access to the full manuscript via a link in the confirmation email.

Reviewers are expected to approach their reviews in a collegial manner, focusing their comments on the content of the manuscript rather than the authors themselves, regardless of whether the comments are positive or negative in nature.

Reviewers are selected based on their expertise in the topic addressed in the manuscript. They are requested to provide the Editors with an expert opinion on the quality and suitability of the manuscript. Additionally, reviewers are encouraged to provide feedback to the authors that will help improve the work, as the ultimate goal of the peer-review process is to enhance the manuscript.

While reviewers should not shy away from identifying weaknesses, it is important to maintain a constructive approach. Criticism should be provided with the intention of improving the manuscript for publication. Reviewers are also encouraged to highlight the strong and positive aspects of the manuscript alongside any areas that may require improvement.

By adhering to a robust peer review process, the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" ensures the quality and integrity of the published articles, while also providing valuable feedback to authors for their academic growth and enhancement of their work.


The "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" follows an Open Access policy, aligning with the principle that making research freely available to the public facilitates a global exchange of knowledge.

As an Open Access journal, the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" ensures that all its content is freely accessible without any charges to the user or their institution. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles published in the journal. They are also permitted to use the content for any other lawful purpose without seeking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This approach adheres to the definition of Open Access as outlined by the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI).

By embracing Open Access, the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" promotes the dissemination of research and scholarly work, fostering a wider audience and facilitating the exchange of knowledge on a global scale. This policy enhances accessibility, promotes collaboration, and contributes to the advancement of the fields of language pedagogy and applied linguistics.


Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

  1. Publication and authorship:
    Authors are required to include all references used in the article.
    Authors must acknowledge any financial support received and provide details of the supporting organization or firm.
    Authors affirm that the article is their original work and that no other author's work has been used without proper referencing, thus avoiding plagiarism.
    Authors declare that their data is authentic, verifiable, and free from fraudulent manipulation.
    Authors are prohibited from submitting articles that have been previously published in other journals. Likewise, articles published in the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" must not be submitted to other journals. Exclusive publication in the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" is required.
  2. Author's responsibilities:
    Authors are expected to actively participate in the review process, and failure to do so may result in non-publication or retraction of articles.
    Only individuals who have made substantial contributions to the research and/or article may be listed as authors. Those who have contributed in a lesser capacity should be acknowledged as contributors.
    Authors must promptly provide retractions or corrections if any errors are identified by the reviewers.
  3. Peer review / responsibility of reviewers:
    Reviewers should provide objective judgments and evaluations.
    Reviewers must disclose any conflicts of interest related to the research, the authors, or the funders of the research.
    Reviewers are encouraged to identify relevant published works that have not been cited.
    Reviewers are required to treat reviewed articles as confidential.
  4. Editorial responsibilities:
    The Editor-in-Chief holds full authority to accept or reject articles.
    Editors must not have any conflicts of interest regarding the articles they accept or reject.
    The editor(s) will only accept a paper when reasonably certain that all author(s) have met the necessary conditions.
    The editor(s) will facilitate the publication of corrections or retractions if errors are identified in published works.
    The editor(s) will maintain the anonymity of the reviewers.
  5. Publishing ethics issues:
    The editorial board is responsible for monitoring and safeguarding the publishing ethics of the journal.
    Articles will be retracted if they are seriously flawed, unreliable, or redundant (previously published in other journals before appearing in the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)").
    Changes in authorship or minor errors will result in the publication of correction notices, not retractions.
    Retraction notices will clearly state the reason for retraction, and the retracted article will be prominently marked in all electronic versions of the journal.
    The journal will uphold intellectual and ethical standards without compromising them for the journal's business needs.
    The editorial board will ensure the integrity of the academic record of the journal.
    Corrections, clarifications, retractions, and apologies will be published as necessary. Errors brought to the attention of the journal will be corrected, and a new version of the article will be uploaded. An announcement about the correction will also be made.
    Plagiarism and fraudulent data will not be tolerated in the journal.
    The "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" upholds these ethical guidelines to maintain the highest standards of publication integrity, promote responsible research practices, and ensure the credibility and quality of the articles published within the journal.


At the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)," we adhere to a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure the integrity and impartiality of our publication process.

Author Responsibilities:
All authors are required to disclose any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that could potentially influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. It is essential to provide transparency regarding any relationships or connections that might pose a conflict of interest. Additionally, authors must disclose all sources of financial support received for their project.

Reviewer Responsibilities:
Reviewers are expected to act impartially and must refrain from reviewing manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest. These conflicts may arise from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the papers under review. Reviewers should promptly notify the editor if such conflicts exist, allowing for alternative reviewers to be assigned.

By strictly adhering to this conflict of interest policy, the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" maintains the highest standards of fairness, objectivity, and ethical conduct in the review and publication process. We believe in upholding the credibility and integrity of the research published in our journal, ensuring a rigorous and unbiased evaluation of manuscripts.


Page Length:
The average length of articles in the printed issues of the journal typically ranges from 7 to 12 pages.

Submission Fees:
We would like to clarify that the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" does not charge any submission fees. We believe in providing an accessible platform for researchers and authors to share their work without imposing any financial barriers during the submission process.

Publication Fee:
The "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" operates with a publication fee model. We do not charge any page fees for accepted articles. Instead, we require a publication fee of $30 per article.

By implementing a nominal publication fee, we aim to cover the costs associated with the publication process, including peer review, editing, formatting, and the maintenance of the journal's online platform. The publication fee ensures that the "Journal of Language Pedagogy and Innovative Applied Linguistics (JLPIAL)" can continue to provide high-quality, open-access content to our readership.

We value the contributions of researchers and authors to the field of language pedagogy and applied linguistics, and we are committed to supporting their work through an affordable and transparent publication process.