Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language) is an open access, international, and fully refereed (peer-reviewed) journal devoted to research and critical discussion about all aspects of learning and teaching of foreign languages. The journal publishes inter- and multidisciplinary research on the intersections of the education of youth with a focus on teaching of foreign languages, cultures, and literatures. The primary aim of the journal is to help accumulate knowledge of how foreign languages, cultures, and literatures have the potential to change the lives of students.
Submissions are solicited for the next issue (Volume 7- Issue 1). The call deadline for this issue is February 15, 2013.
Novitas-ROYAL is mainly interested in the relationship between various aspects of teaching and learning of foreign languages with a special emphasis on English Language Teaching. Topics of articles should be related to youth in the following categories:
-Youth and language
-Discourse and discursive constructions
-Foreign language teaching
-Teaching culture and intercultural issues
-Gender and language
-Youth and curricula
-Literature and literature teaching
Articles should be between 2,000-10,000 words long.
Authors should include the following information on a separate sheet of paper: name, institutional affiliation and position, e-mail address, web page, and research interests.
Prior to submission, articles should first be assessed by the author using the Reviewers' Checklist, also used by the editorial board, to check whether the article meets the basic requirements of the journal:
All articles submitted are refereed by at least two specialist reviewers. Once an article is accepted, it is published in the closest issue of the journal. It is expected that the submitted article is not currently under consideration for another publication and has not been published before.
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