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. TEL Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0, CC-BY-NC International License. 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 both scholars and teachers as well as students in applied linguistics and related disciplines, 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 and education by publishing high quality works which speak to a wide range of 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 manuscripts on Applied Linguistics.