Number of Volumes 15
Number of Issues 30
Number of Articles 266
Number of Contributors 457
Article View 154,866
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Number of Submissions 374
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Journal of Teaching English Language (TEL), formerly known as TELL, owned and published by Teaching English Language and Literature Society of Iran (TELLSI), is a double blind, peer reviewed, and open access (all content is freely available without charge to the users) international journal of applied linguistics. The journal was launched in June 2007. TEL, published biannually in both print and electronic formats, provides a forum devoted to the study of all issues of teaching and learning English as a foreign/second language. TEL publishes empirical articles of comparative or methodological interest to scholars and students in applied linguistics and related disciplines including, but not confined to, teaching and learning language skills and components, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse and pragmatics, EAP/ESP, assessment and evaluation, psychology of language education, CALL/MALL/RALL, etc. It encourages approaches to the study of language with methodological innovations. TEL aims to boost interdisciplinary cooperation among researchers interested in language, education, and work by publishing high quality works which speak to a wide audience. TEL consistently publishes articles that are scientifically sound and relevant to an international academic or professional audience in the field. Thus, TEL invites all Iranian and foreign linguists, applied linguists, and teaching practitioners to contribute to the journal by submitting papers on Applied Linguistics.


Although TEL is not member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), it is following COPE and complies with the ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. While submitting, authors are kindly requested to complete the attached forms (i.e.,copyright transferethics, and conflict of interest forms) and send a copy of the files to the internal manager's e-mail address:

* TEL follows the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition

All the respected reviewers are kindly requested to submit a copy of reviewer letter to publons through:

TEL is free of any charge.

TEL is the Iranian journal in English Language education with Q1 ranking in ISC and A status in Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology (Portal of Scientific Journals). 

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Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1, January 2022 

Original Article

Investigating EFL Teachers' Perception on Task-based Language Teaching for Speaking Skills

Pages 203-234


Willem Saragih; Novilda Angela Saragih; Renol Aprico Siregar; Christine Helena Natalia

Author Count, Author Gender, and Authorial Stance: A Corpus-Assisted Analysis

Pages 261-283


Esmaeel Ali Salimi; Mahmood Salimi; Behzad Nezakatgoo; Ali Marami Hajikandi

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