"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more
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EuroAmerican Journal of Applied Linguistics and Languages
E-JournALL is now accepting submissions for its inaugural edition to be published in 2014.
We welcome submissions of research and teaching-oriented papers by talented researchers and practitioners in the areas of English, Italian, and Spanish Applied Linguistics.
We are particularly interested in investigations into any of the following areas:
Applied Sociolinguistics Applied Pragmatics Discourse and Interaction in the Language Classroom Language Teaching Methods and Practices Applied Phonology and Phonetics Humor in the Language Classroom
Submissions to E-JournALL are reviewed using double-blind peer review.
E-JournALL publishes original papers in three different languages: English, Italian, and Spanish.
Types of papers accepted
− Full-length articles with substantive research findings or application of new methods and/or techniques for scientific linguistic analysis and/or classroom instruction.
− Teaching-oriented papers about successful practices in any of the three languages represented by the journal and informed by linguistic research.
− Technology and book reviews in any of the disciplines of E-JournALL.
By giving space to both scholarly and teaching-oriented papers, E-JournALL aims at fostering linguistic-informed teaching approaches and bridging the communication gap between researchers and educators. In order to promote a creator-friendly environment, E-JournALL operates under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license, which grants authors the right to republish their work,provided that its original publication in E-JournALL is acknowledged.
Furthermore, to increase the distribution of all its papers and contribute to cross-language referencing, the E-JournALL team will translate each abstract of the articles accepted for publication into English, Italian, and Spanish.
If you are interested in submitting your paper, please visit E-JournALL 'Guidelines for Authors': http://www.e-journall.org/authors/guidelines/.
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