Research in English Language Pedagogy (RELP) sponsored by Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Branch welcomes contributions on current practices in all areas of language studies, especially in ELT. By publishing the findings of original research articles in English, RELP promotes scholarly debates on a wide range of issues and research topics in language studies with relevance to real-world problems. The Editors assume that the submitted articles have not previously been published and are not being considered for publication elsewhere. RELP operates a double-blind peer review process.
Full-length articles must be written in English, no more than 7000 words in length, including references and appendixes, and should include an abstract of 200 words at most, followed by a set of 4 to 6 keywords. All the manuscripts should follow APA Editorial Style, written in MS WORD, double-spaced, justified text alignment, Times New Roman in 12-point font size. All articles should be submitted electronically via the journal’s official website http://journals.khuisf.ac.ir/relp/ where contributors can find more detailed guidelines. Subscription to RELP is also possible via the same website.
The review process of articles may take up to 12 weeks. Receipt of manuscripts will be acknowledged via email. Acceptance of an article means that authors have transferred copyright to RELP. Articles published in RELP do not represent the views held by the editor and members of the editorial board. Authors are responsible for all aspects of their articles except editorial formatting. Opinions stated in the articles are those of the respective contributors and not of RELP. The Journal makes no representation in respect of the accuracy of the material and accepts no legal responsibility for any errors made by the contributors.
Writing Style Guidelines
- Document size: A4 paper size
- Margins on all sides: 2.5 cm
- Font type and size: Times New Roman, 12 pt.
- Line spacing: single
- Space before paragraph: 0 pt.
- Space after paragraph: 1 Space
- First line indentation of all paragraphs
- Headings must be organized in APA (6th edition) format.
- Referencing style: both reference list and in-text citations must be in APA style.
- Tables and figures: Tables and figures must be inserted in the text, and also be in APA format.
NOTE: According to the formal rules made by the Islamic Azad University, Isfahan Branch, manuscripts submitted to RELP for review and possible publication will be processed only when the guidelines of the journal are observed.