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 [MoU manuscript].
Citation AnalysisScopus Citedness | Google Scholar | SINTA 2 | Garuda

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) and learning areas in the context of English as a foreign and second language, including:

  • ELT pedagogy
  • ELT and learning resources
  • ELT and teacher professional development
  • English language teachers' training and education
  • 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 7 December 2022 (Decree Number: 225/E/KPT/2022; effective until Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2027).

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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Indonesian National Accreditation (Reaccreditation 2022)


Dear Authors, Editors, and Reviewers,

JEFL has succeeded in reaccreditation 2022 with the Second Grade (PERINGKAT 2 or SINTA 2) dated 7 December 2022 (Decree Number: 225/E/KPT/2022; effective until Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2027).

We thank you very much for your contribution to JEFL. 

Best regards,

M. Zaini Miftah (Editor-in-Chief)

Posted: 2023-02-01

The Revision of Article Template (Volume 13, 2023)


Dear Authors,

To improve the quality and acceptability of JEFL regarding the standard of reputed international journals on the journal article template, we have made some revisions in the article template since the publication of Volume 13 Number 2, September 2023.

The revisions focus more on the article structure for consistency:

  • Title
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Literature review
  • Method
  • Findings
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • References

The newest template can be downloaded here.

Posted: 2023-02-01
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Vol 13, No 1 (2023): Issued in March 2023 (In Progress)

Table of Contents


Abel Yohanis Romrome, Concilianus Laos Mbato
Elok Putri Nimasari, Rohfin Andria Gestanti, Khoiru Nurfitri
Faidah Yusuf, Ameer Ali
Baihaqi Zakaria Muslim, Moh. Arif Mahbub
Tien Thinh Vu, Diem Bich Huyen Bui