Instructions for Authors

Those authors who will submit their manuscripts to IJLET for review can do so by signing themselves up to the journal management system at 

Author(s) should follow the "Article Sumbission" to sign up and submit their study.

Submitting your manuscript to International Journal of Languages’ Education and Teaching (IJLET) means that your work has not been published before in any other journal, book or in a book chapter, be it printed or online (except in the form of an abstract or an academic thesis), that it is also not in any way under consideration for publication elsewhere, that the submitted manuscript has the permission for publication from all the authors in it and is approved from the responsible authorities where that work was carried out, and that, if accepted in IJLET, will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in any language, without the prior consent of the publisher. The editors of IJLET have the right to edit or to alter all contributions, but authors of the submitted work will receive testimony before the publication of their work in IJLET. The manuscripts sent to lJLET are controled in terms of having plagiarism by a professional company. If there is no plagiarism, they are sent to referees. But if there is a plagiarism, these manuscripts are sent back to writers without sending referee.

Manuscripts should be typed in MS Word, should be sent online only via our article submission system on For any queries, write us an e-mail and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible. 

Please download following template field and put your article in it. Please do not chance the format in the template field.

For Template Field please click here.



We accept the manuscript(s) written in English and Turkish. 

Try to make sure that there are no grammatical errors, typos and that your manuscript doesn’t have sentence composition and structure issues. 



Authors should adopt the following rules for the text to be written in their manuscript(s). These rules are meant to be for whole text which may include abstract, keywords, headings and references.

   Page Size  A4 Vertical            
   Top Margin 2,5 cm
   Bottom Margin 2,5 cm
   Left Margin 2,5 cm
   Right Margin 2.5 cm
   Font Palatino Linotype
   Type Size - Abstract Text 8
   Type Size - Regular Text 10
   Type Size - Footnote Text 8
   Paragraph Spacing 0
   Line Spacing 1,15


* In the special font used articles, the font used should be sent with the article.

* Artciles should not be included details such as page numbers, headers and footers.




The title of the study should reflect the content clearly and be comprehensive. Except for the linkers, each word should be capitalized.


Your research work should be accompanied by an abstract which should be minimum 200 words. This abstract should entail the purpose of the study, methodology employed and findings of the study. Abstracts are often presented separate from the article/manuscript so it must be written in a way that it is able to stand alone.


Right after the abstract, write down a maximum of 7 keywords. Try to avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for instance, ‘and’, ‘of’). Be very careful while using abbreviations in keywords; use only those abbreviations which are resolutely recognized in the field of study.


The basis of the research topic, summary related with the parts of the study, the significance of the subject in the academic literature, the importance of the study, research problem and aims should be explained in a detailed fashion in the introduction.


The type, research group, data collection tools, validity and reliability, data collection techniques, data analysis, limitations and ethical committee approval (if necessary) of the research should be explained exhaustively.


The results of the study should be explained with tables, diagrams, graphics or pictures in a way that supports the aim and problem of the study.


In the light of the importance of the study, the results should be discussed referring to literature and author opinions.


In the conclusion, the main ideas driven from the discussions should be explained.


Suggestions that are suitable for the discussion and results of the study must be made. In addition, suggestions that can contribute to the literature and are related with future studies and applications in the field must be included.

Acknowledgements *

Those people or institutions who were of little help in the shaping of the study should be acknowledged.


It is the sole responsibility of the authors to be sure of the accuracy of bibliographic citations.

Citations in the text

Kindly make sure that every reference cited in the text should also be presented in the reference list and vice versa. Authors should avoid using citations in the abstract of the manuscript. Personal communications and unpublished results should not be in included in the reference list at the end of the manuscript but may be presented in the text. ‘In Press’ articles’ citation of a reference means that the work has been accepted for publication somewhere.

Citing and listing of web references

Wherever an author faces a problem of citation of a web reference, please include the full URL as a minimum. Any other information, if known to the author, should also be presented. This information may be about the author names, dates and reference to a source publication etc. For convenience of the authors and readers, web references can also be listed separately (for instance after the reference list) under the separate head if so desired by the author(s), or it can obviously be included in the reference list.


Authors are advised to follow the referencing style used by American Psychological Association (APA).

They can refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), Sixth Edition, on


References at the end of the manuscript should be arranged in an alphabetical sequence at the first place and then further sorted chronologically if necessary.  If there are more than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year then it must be identified using the letters “a”, “b”, “c”, etc., which is written right after the year of publication.