Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- Does the contribution analyse authentic English discourse or does it compare some non-Anglophone discourse to authentic English discourse?
- Is the file submitted as an MS Word file (.doc)?
- Does the contribution include the title, name and affiliation of the author and the article itself (title, text, notes and references) and a brief biographical note about the author (50 words)?
- Is the length of your contribution 10-17 standard pages (5000-8000 words) including references and notes?
- Are all tables, graphs and pictures in MS Word file format?
- Are all copyright matters cleared?
- Is the contribution written in Standard English? If the author of the contribution is not a native speaker of English, is the text proofread by an expert native speaker of English?
- Is the ORCID number of the author(s) indicated in the submission form and included in the bio note?
- Are the DOI of all items that have a DOI included in the reference list?
Submission of an article implies that the work described is original and has not been published previously, except in the form of abstract, published lecture or unpublished academic thesis (which should be explicitly acknowledged in the text) and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.