The Language Scholar is an open access and peer-reviewed journal. Its main objective is to provide a platform to promote the teaching and learning scholar activity.

Contributions are welcome from practitioners, researchers and students who are involved in languages and pedagogy as well as applied linguistics, language methodology, critical discourse, classroom practice, intercultural communication, psychology of language, research methods, Modern Language Teaching, English as a Foreign Language, assessment, EAP, sociolinguistics, linguistic analysis, ancient languages, creativity, translation, syntax, error analysis, communicative strategies and experimental linguistics amongst others.

The Language Scholar is a UK-based journal that considers international contributions in multimodal formats and in any language, providing a space where scholars can place their work and receive feedback on it and guidance on any revisions required.

Alongside the annual printed issue, the Language Scholar’s digital space hosts and showcases contributions, facilitating sharing and exchange of ideas. Submissions can be sent to the journal at any time.  However, deadlines may be announced for specific issues.

The Language Scholar is published by the Leeds Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching and features contributions by colleagues and students from the University of Leeds and beyond.

If you would like to get in touch or submit a piece, you can contact us on the journal’s email: languagescholar@leeds.ac.uk.


Editorial Board

Editorial team

Chief editors: Bee Bond and Kazuki Morimoto

Commissioning editor: Rasha Soliman

Journal managers: Jenna Bodin-Galvez and Natasha Rust

Social media/web manager: Valentina Ragni


Editorial Advisory Board

Bev Back, University of Leeds, UK

Alexander Ding, University of Leeds, UK

Haynes Collins, University of Leeds, UK

Hanem El-Farahaty, University of Leeds, UK

Chiara LaSala, University of Leeds, UK

Kazuki Morimoto, University of Leeds, UK

Alan O’Leary, University of Leeds, UK

Ruth Payne, University of Leeds, UK

Valentina Ragni, University of Leeds, UK



Guidelines for authors