Journal for the Study of English Linguistics

Journal for the Study of English Linguistics (JSEL) is an international, peer-reviewed, online journal published by Macrothink Institute, USA. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field. JSEL carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of English Linguistics studies. It focuses on all aspects about English Linguistics, including Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Descriptive Linguistics. The journal is published online, and the online version is free access and download.

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Submission of papers for publications consideration are welcome at all times. You may submit your manuscripts online or send your manuscripts to

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a. Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editorial Assistant sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editorial Assistant in time for that.

b. Peer Review. The process of peer review may take 1-2 weeks.

c. Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d. Authors need to revise the paper according to reviewer's comments and Author Guidelines (

e. Authors need to pay the publishing fee of 100 USD.

f. Your accepted paper will be published online within two week's time after the final draft completed.

g. After publishing, the authors may download the e-journal from the website.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool ( All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

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Vol 2, No 2 (2014)

Vol. 2, No. 2 2014

Table of Contents


The Use of Intermediate Channels as a Strategy to Minimize Imposition in Intercultural English-speaking Contexts – Implications for Modifications of English Linguistic Politeness Theories PDF
Pham Thi Hong Nhung pp. 1-18
The Utilization of Technology to Improve English Speaking Skills PDF
Andi Herlina pp. 19-24
Students’ Attitudes towards Cultural Learning in the English Classroom: A Case Study of Non-English Major Students in a Chinese University PDF
Songmei Liu, Chonlada Laohawiriyanon pp. 25-39

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