SLA and ELT Journals

Here is a list of journals related to Second Language Acquisition and English Language Teaching. The list starts with the major subscription journals, continues with other subscription journals and concludes with a list of open access journals. I’ve curated this list from here and a similar list can be found here.

Major Subscription Journals

  TESOL Quarterly  Applied Linguistics  ELT Journal  Language Teaching


 Applied Psycholinguistics  Second Language Research  Journal of Linguistics  Modern Language Journal

 Studies in Second Language Acquisition   Language Acquisition  Language Learning  Language Teaching Research
Other Subscription Journals
Journal of Multilingual Discourses
Journal of Multlingual and Multicultural Development
Language and Intercultural Communication
International Journal of Multilingualism
Language, Interaction, and Acquisition

Iranian Journal of Language Testing
Journal of Immersion and Content-based Language Education
International Journal of Learning and Development
Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning
Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research
Papers in Language Testing and Assessment (PLTA) (Formerly, Melbourne Papers in Language Testing)
English Language Teaching World Online: Voices from the Classroom (ELTWO)
The European Journal of Applied Linguistics and TEFL
New York State TESOL Journal
International Journal of Innovation in English Language Teaching and Research
International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature
Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science
Critical Inquiry in Language Studies
International Journal of Applied Linguistics
International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching
Journal for Language Teaching
Journal of Asian Pacific Communication
Journal of Latinos and Education
The Language Learning Journal
Language Problems and Language Planning
Language Testing
Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
World Englishes


Sage Open (social sciences in general)

The International Journal of Language Learning and Applied Linguistics World

The Asian Journal of English Language and Pedagogy 

International Journal of Society, Culture, and Language

International Journal of Language and Linguistics

Australian Review of Applied Linguistics

CALICO Journal

Computer Assisted Language Learning – Electronic Journal

Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics


One thought on “SLA and ELT Journals

    Abdurahman said:
    September 29, 2016 at 11:46 pm

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