Journal on English as a Foreign Language

Journal titleJournal on English as a Foreign Language (JEFL) 
Abbreviated key-titleJ. Eng. Foreign Lang.
Frequency2 issues per year (March and September)
DOIprefix 10.23971 by
Print ISSN2088-1657
Online ISSN2502-6615 [ISSN Portal]
Editor-in-ChiefM. Zaini Miftah
PublisherInstitut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Palangka Raya in collaboration with ELITE Association in Indonesia
Citation AnalysisScopus Citedness | Google Scholar | SINTA 

Journal on English as a Foreign Language (JEFL) is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal in teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. The journal follows a double-blind review policy.

The aim is to publish research-based articles having a depth discussion of the theories and practices of teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. This journal connects conversational thoughts among English language practitioners and researchers with any interdisciplinary perspectives.

The scope of JEFL addresses English language teaching (ELT) areas in the context of English as a foreign and second language, including:

  • ELT pedagogy
  • ELT and learning resources
  • ELT and teacher professional development
  • Innovation in ELT
  • Language assessment
  • Technology-based ELT
  • Literacy education in ELT

JEFL is nationally accredited by the National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA) of the Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education with the Second Grade (PERINGKAT 2 or SINTA 2) dated 8 August 2019 (Decree Number: 23/E/KPT/2019; effective until 2023).

JEFL is internationally indexed and abstracted in:

Interested in submitting to this journal?

We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's policies, as well as the Author GuidelinesAuthors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered can simply log in and begin the five-step process. Before submission, please make sure that your paper is prepared using the Article Template. To submissions that do not adhere to the guidelines provided, they will be REJECTED. Please submit your paper through the Online Submission of the journal, and you can use the Online Submission Guidelines to access this journal.

For further inquiries, you may address them to the Editor-in-Chief at

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CALL FOR PAPERS Volume 13, No. 1, March 2023


Dear Researchers, 

The Editorial Board of Journal on English as a Foreign Language (JEFL) welcomes complete unpublished and original works on the following topics:

  • ELT pedagogy
  • ELT and learning resources
  • ELT and teacher professional development
  • Innovation in ELT
  • Language assessment
  • Technology-based ELT
  • Literacy education in ELT

New submissions are always open for the upcoming editions. 

All manuscripts submitted to JEFL undergo a screening and review process by the Editorial Team to ensure that they follow the scope of the journal and have sufficient academic quality and novelty to interest JEFL readers. 

The manuscript will be eligible for review and publication if the paper similarity index is less than 15%.

JEFL is published regularly in March and September. However, every manuscript can be published online every time after the full double-blind peer review process of the manuscript has completed. 

Thanks, and we are looking forward to your contribution.

Kind regards,

M. Zaini Miftah (Editor-in-Chief)

Posted: 2022-06-18

Call for International Reviewers


Dear scholars/researchers,

JEFL is an international journal that has developed to be a reputed international journal. We invite you to be one of the international reviewers. If you are interested, please send your CV to:

Posted: 2022-05-24
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Vol 12, No 2 (2022): Issued in September 2022

All articles in this issue were authored/co-authored by 29 authors from 6 countries (Indonesia, Lao PDR, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and Taiwan).

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Front Matter

Front matter


Nur Jamilah, Mutmainnah Mustofa, Sugeng Hariyanto, Fatimatus Zahroh
Nina Inayati, Alimin Adi Waloyo
Syariful Muttaqin, Hsueh-Hua Chuang
Yuto Wahyuto, Joko Nurkamto
Sri Rejeki Murtiningsih, Munawaroh Munawaroh, Sibakhul Milad Malik Hidayatulloh
Deni Sapta Nugraha, Ninuk Lustyantie, Uwes Anis Chaeruman
Khamphone Duangpaserth, Yommala Meunviseth, Sonexay Chanboualapha
Faisal Mustafa, Merina Devira, Heri Apriadi, Bonjovi Hassan Hajan
Muhammad Safdar Bhatti, Asif Iqbal, Zahida Rafique, Shaista Noreen, Faiqa Tabassum
Munassir Alhamami

Back Matter

Back matter