About Journal

The Journal of English Language Pedagogy and Practice, published biannually (each 10 papers) by Islamic Azad University-Tabriz branch, is a double-blind peer-reviewed open access journal . The journal articles are first available online in the journal site before their publication. This journal promotes principled approaches to research on language-related concerns in the various fields encompassed by applied linguistics.The working language of the journal is English. All submissions will be refereed by three expert members of the applied linguistics community. The editors follow the COPE's guidelines but the journal is not a member of COPE.

This journal is totally free of charge (i.e., no reviewing or publication fee is received from authors).

The Journal of English Language Pedagogy and Practice has been indexed in DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), "Islamic World Science Citation Center"(ISC), "Google Scholar", "Ensani" and "Noor Professional Journals Database"(Noormags).


The journal is supported by the Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch.

Note: The name of the Journal has been changed from the Journal of Applied Linguistics to the Journal of English Language Pedagogy and Practice since 13th march, 2017.


License terms

The whole content of the journal is made freely available for non-commercial purposes, users are allowed to copy and redistribute the material, transform, and build upon the material as long as they cite the source. 


Copying and use of the articles in this publication is subject to the law of free access Creative Commons Attribution 4

Open Access Policy

With the launch of an integrated management system for publications in Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, all articles of the journal of English Language Pedagogy and Practice are freely accessible. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. No university library or individual reader has to pay any fees to access the electronic version of the journal.The publisher of the journal, the islamic azad University, Tabriz branch, pays for all the costs involved in the publication process. hence,  no revenue charges are required.

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Acceptance Rate at 2021: %13

Acceptance Rate at 2020: %25

Submission to First Decision Time: One week