Language in Focus International Journal of Studies in Applied Linguistics and ELT (LIF LANGUAGE IN FOCUS) published by De Gruyter is a journal in which high quality articles and book reviews written by native and non-native English speaking researchers from the field of Applied Linguistics will be published.
The journal’s scope is to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to Applied Linguistics, which is a field of academic enquiry that deals with the theoretical and empirical investigation of real issues in which LANGUAGE IS IN FOCUS. These issues range from aspects of linguistics, first or second language acquisition, literacy, language disorders, foreign language learning / teaching, bilingual education/CLIL, multilingualism over interactional issues of interpersonal and intercultural communication to language variation, linguistic discrimination, language policy etc.
The journal, which will be published online twice a year, is designed to appeal to anyone with a serious interest in the above field including academics / researchers, PhD students, consultants, teachers, etc. giving them the chance to publish their work.
All our conference participants will be given the priority to publish their articles in the journal.
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
Editorial Advisory Board Dr. Taghreed M. Al-Saraj, University of California, Berkeley, USA Prof.Dr. Ayşe Akyel, Yeditepe University, Turkey ✝Prof. Dr. Janusz Arabski, University of Silesia, Poland Dr. Jakub Bielak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland Assoc.Prof.Dr. Türkay Bulut, İstanbul Aydın Üniversity, Turkey Prof. Dr. Tomasz Ciszewski, University of Gdańsk, Poland Dr. Marek Derenowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland Prof. Dr. Susan Gass, Michigan State University, U.S.A Prof. Dr. Jan Majer, University of Łódź, Poland Dr. Anne McCabe, University of St. Louis campus Madrid, Spain Prof. Dr. Sarah Mercer, University of Graz, Austria Prof.Dr. İsmail Hakkı Mirici, Hacettepe University, Turkey Prof.Dr. Zuhal Okan, Çukurova University, Turkey Prof. Dr. Olivier Mentz, University of Education, Freiburg, Germany Prof. Dr. Anna Michońska-Stadnik, University of Wrocław, Poland Dr. Tom Morton, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain Dr. Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland Prof. Dr. Mirosław Pawlak, The State School of Higher Professional Education in Konin, Poland Assoc. Prof. Dr Arkadiusz Rojczyk, University of Silesia, Poland Emeritus Prof.Dr. Ayhan Sezer, Mersin University, Turkey Prof. Dr. Hatice Sofu, Çukurova University, Turkey Dr. Artur Świątek, The Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland Prof. Dr. Birsen Tütüniş, İstanbul Aydın University, Turkey
Language Editors Andrew Kirby Jason Murray Jason Rende
Technical Editors Fatih Ünal Bozdağ, Cukurova University, Turkey