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Author Guidelines

Guidelines for Contributors


• Contributions must analyze authentic English discourse

• Contributions are to be submitted by the system. Please, register as an author in the system to be able to upload your contribution

• Every author may submit one paper only at a time

• Submission of an article implies that the work described is original and has not been published previously, except in the form of an abstract, published lecture or unpublished academic thesis (which should be explicitly acknowledged in the text) and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

• Contributions should 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 about 50 words long (for details, see the style sheet)

• The length of contributions should be 9-16 standard pages (5000-8000 words) including references and notes

• All tables, graphs and pictures should be in MS Word format

• Copyright matters are the responsibility of the authors

• Contributions should be written in Standard English

Style sheet (MS WORD file)

 

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.

  1. Does the contribution analyse authentic English discourse or does it compare some non-Anglophone discourse to authentic English discourse?
  2. Is the file submitted as an MS Word file (.doc)?
  3.  
    Does the contribution include the titlename and affiliation of the author and the article itself (title, text, notes and references) and a brief biographical note about the author (50 words)?
  4.  
    Is the length of your contribution  10-17 standard pages (5000-8000 words) including references and notes?


  5. Are all tables, graphs and pictures in MS Word file format?

  6. Are all copyright matters cleared?

  7. 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?

  8. Is the ORCID number of the author(s) indicated in the submission form and included in the bio note?
  9. Are the DOI of all items that have a DOI included in the reference list?
  10. Submission declaration

    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.

 

Copyright Notice

Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.