Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Language, Linguistics and Discourse Journal

Summary of Important Items when submitting a manuscript

  • Be certain that your manuscript contains suitable material for the journal (Please see the scope of the journal). 
  • Out of scope articles will be returned to authors without review.
  • Please read the Aims & Scope of the journal.
  • Please read JATE Publishing Ethics
  • Grammar, spelling, and accuracy are considered the most important screening criterion. If your manuscript contains errors in English, it will be returned. Non-English-speaking authors are encouraged to have their manuscript checked and edited by Eminence Editing.
    • Manuscripts, which do not meet the novelty, significance, and competence criteria (Aims & Scope of the journal) will be returned to authors at any stage, at the discretion of the Editor.
    • References must follow APA formatting (https://elc.polyu.edu.hk/referencing/APA.pdf).
    • Ensure that figures are adequately labeled (coordinates, scale bar, orientation) and the resolution is sufficient for publication scale.
    • Choose the appropriate article type (Article, Application, Review or Short Note articles – About us
    • If you are submitting a revised manuscript, CLEARLY address, point-by-point, to the comments provided by the reviewers. This includes any request for improvements in the English.
    • Briefly, the format of your manuscript must be: a. in a word processing format (i.e. MS Word or LaTeX). DO NOT SUBMIT PDF DOCUMENTS.
    • The document shall be submitted single column and double-spaced lines.
  • Submission checklist

    • This list should be used prior to the submission of the article for review.
      • All papers must be submitted to the Editor using the Electronic Submission System or by email (jate.editor@gmail.com).
      • Please do NOT send it as a hardcopy.
      • Please consult this Guide for Authors for further details of any item.
      • Ensure that the following items are present:
        • One Author designated as corresponding Author.
        • All necessary files have been uploaded Keywords All figure captions
        • All tables (including title, description, footnotes)
        • Further considerations Manuscript has been “spellchecked” and the English grammar is correct.
      • For information on language editing please see click here
      • All references mentioned in the Reference list are cited in the text, and vice versa Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Web).
      • For any further information please contact the Author Support Department at jate.journal@gmail.com

        Article Publication: 150.00 (USD)
        If your paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay the Article Publication Fee to cover publication costs.