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 on teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. The journal follows a double-blind review policy.

The primary objective of this journal is to publish research-based articles that delve into a comprehensive examination of the theories and practices involved in teaching and learning English as a foreign and second language. The specific focus lies on developing and non-English speaking countries. The journal's scope is international, extending a warm invitation to English language practitioners, academics, and researchers with diverse interdisciplinary perspectives. The journal’s scope addresses English language teaching (ELT) and learning areas, 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 [email protected].

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JEFL collaborates with the 5th ICON-ELT 2024, held by the English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Islam Malang (UNISMA), Indonesia


CALL FOR PAPERS (Hybrid Conference)

Dear students, teachers, scholars and researchers,

The English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Islam Malang (UNISMA), Indonesia, proudly presents The 5th International Conference on English Language Teaching (ICON-ELT) and we cordially invite students, teachers, lecturers, scholars, and researchers to present your research on the conference.


Navigating Global Trends in ELT: Past, Present, and Future Challenges

Keynote speakers:

  • Assoc. Prof. Andrzej Cirocki (University of York United Kingdom)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Budi Waluyo, FHEA (Walailak University Thailand)
  • Dr. Aida Binti A. Rahman (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
  • Dr. Ummi Khaerati Syam (Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar, Indonesia)
  • Dr. Dzulfikri, S.S., M.Pd (Universitas Islam Malang, Indonesia)

Conference date:

9-10 October 2024 (Hybrid)

Live streaming:


Important link:

Further information, please contact the committee:

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the conference.

Warm Regards,
ICON-ELT Committee

Posted: 2024-04-21

CALL FOR PAPERS (Vol. 14, No. 2, September 2024)


Dear Respected Authors,

JEFL Editorial Board welcomes complete unpublished and original works on the relevant topics.

See the Scope of JEFL here.

Please kindly submit your manuscript ASAP to undergo the review process, so your article will get published before September 2024 (published as you go). Slots will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis.

We are looking forward to your contribution.

Thank you

With kind regards,

M. Zaini Miftah (Editor-in-Chief)

Posted: 2024-01-18

We use the revised Article Template from Volume 13 Issue 2 September 2023 onwards


Dear Respected 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 Issue 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: 2023-02-25

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 the journal email: [email protected]

Posted: 2022-05-24
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Vol 14, No 1 (2024): Issued in March 2024

Table of Contents


Muhammad Nur Akbar Rasyid, Alfian Alfian, Jumharia Djamereng, Nurwahida Nurwahida
Metaria Metaria, Bambang Yudi Cahyono
Firda Rohmatul Aimah, Eko Suhartoyo
Nida Mufidah
Afif Ikhwanul Muslimin, Aslam Khan
Sania Alinda Mouli Asnas, Ika Hidayanti
Diana Purwati, Fathirma'ruf Fathirma'ruf, Amalia Lakehu, Taufik Taufik
Rizky Eka Prasetya
Hilyati Fitria Harahap, Rahmah Fithriani
Santi Agustin, Ribut Wahyudi
Nukmatus Syahria, Nur Mukminatien, Niamika El Khoiri, Sintha Tresnadewi
Vina Kurnia Dewi, Putu Dian Danayanti Degeng, Khairil Azwar Razali
Rahmadi Nirwanto, Nur Mukminatien, Nunung Suryati, Anik Nunuk Wulyani
Emy Sudarwati, Esti Junining, Tantri Refa Indhiarti
Annur Rofiq, Utami Widiati, Teguh Sulistyo, Yunita Puspitasari