Journal on English as a Foreign Language

Journal titleJournal on English as a Foreign Language 
Frequency2 issues per year (March and September)
DOIprefix 10.23971 by
Print ISSN2088-1657
Online ISSN2502-6615
Editor-in-ChiefM. Zaini Miftah
PublisherInstitut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Palangka Raya in collaboration with ELITE Association in Indonesia
Citation AnalysisScopusGoogle Scholar | SINTA | Microsoft Academic

Journal on English as a Foreign Language is a journal of teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. It is a peer-reviewed open-access journal and follows a double-blind review policy. The Journal is scheduled for publication biannually, in March and September, with the first issue to appear in March 2011.

JEFL welcomes research-based papers having a depth discussion of the theories and practices of teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. The journal has developed into reputable international publication standards with a greater focus on article quality.

JEFL has been indexed in DOAJ since 2016. It is a member of Crossref since 2017, so all articles published in this journal have a digital object identifier (DOI) number.

JEFL is nationally ACCREDITED "SINTA 2" as a scientific journal under the decree of the Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education dated 8 August 2019 (Decree Number: 23/E/KPT/2019; effective until 2023).

The published articles in this journal can be freely accessed in the international academic publication databases:

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JEFL collaborates with the 8th ELITE International Conference 2020


The 8th ELITE International Conference (Virtual Conference) will be held on 23-24 August 2020. This conference is hosted by the Association of Teachers of English Linguistics, Literature and Education (ELITE Association) in Indonesia.

Theme: Technology-enhanced ELT in the Post-pandemic Era

For further information:


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Editorial Team ( 

Posted: 2020-07-18

Author(s) retain the copyright on articles published by JEFL


As of Volume 10 Number 2 September 2020, the copyright on articles is retained by the respective author(s), without restrictions. It is because JEFL is built on the Open Journal Systems (OJS) and applies Open Access Policy. It guarantees immediate open access to its articles to readers. All articles published in JEFL are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

See the Copyright Notice.

Let’s contribute to the JEFL by publishing the best articles.


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Editorial Team (

Posted: 2020-05-17
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Vol 10, No 2 (2020): Issued in September 2020


Table of Contents


Laser Romios, Ashadi Ashadi, Widyastuti Purbani
SF. Luthfie Arguby Purnomo, Ikke Dewi Pratama, Lilik Untari, SF. Lukfianka Sanjaya Purnama, Novianni Anggraini
Moh. Arif Mahbub