About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Published online Annually, the Middle East Journal of Applied Linguistics (MEJAL) is an English language, international, blind Double-refereed journal. Its goal is to foster discussion and scholarship about the learning and use of English in the Middle Eastern contexts. 

MEJAL invites submissions of original unpublished articles that address English language-related issues within Middle East or in relation to Arabs and Middle Easterners overseas. Short reviews of books in areas related to the scope of the journal are also welcomed (please contact the editor in advance).

Publishers or authors of recent books relevant to the scope of the journal (see below) are encouraged to send copies for review to the editor or to contact the editor by email (for contact details see: CONTACT US).

MEJAL is published in cooperation with Arab Association of Literature and Linguistics.

Topics which are relevant to MEJAL include (but are not limited to) research-based or papers on:

  • The teaching and learning of English in the Middle East and North Africa
  • The use of English in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • The status of English in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA)
  • The learning of English by Middle Easterners outside the Middle East.
  • The use of English by Middle Easterners outside Asia
  • The impact of Middle Easterners cultures or contexts on the learning, use or status of English 

If you are unsure of the suitability of your topic for MEJAL please feel free to contact the editor before submission.

 

Publication Frequency

MEJAL publishes one issue each year.