ISSN: 2687-5381

Focus on ELT is an online international scientific journal devoted to the dissemination of information concerning English language teaching and learning. The journal is dedicated to publishing quality articles that improve teaching and learning in the field of English language teaching. 

The journal is published online-only biannually. FELT publishes fully refereed high-quality original research articles and studies for the benefit of teachers and researchers in the field of English Language Teaching.

The Editors of FELT journal are supported by an Advisory Board and by a panel of experts in the Editorial Board whose members referee submissions. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. All manuscripts are pre-reviewed by the editors, and if appropriate, sent for blind peer review. Papers, which must be written in English, should have sound grammar and proper terminologies.

FELT follows stringent publication ethics and all submissions are undergone a rigorous plagiarism check. If there is an issue with plagiarism in any of the submissions, these papers are withdrawn at any stage of the publication process.

FELT is an open-access journal and all open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.

There is no charge for publication in FELT for the authors; Moreover, there are no submission charges or page charges. All interested readers can also read, download, and/or print open access articles at no cost.

Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Ahmet Başal, Yıldız Technical University 

Editors

Dr. Ceyhun Yükselir, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University 
Dr. Erdem Akbaş, Erciyes University

Publisher:

Dr. Ahmet Başal, Yıldız Technical University 

Special Issue to be guest-edited by Prof. Tariq Elyas and Assoc. Prof. Osman Solmaz ''Exploring the intersection of Sociolinguistics & English language teaching (ELT): Navigating diversity, dynamics, and discourse''

2023-12-30

Exploring the intersection of Sociolinguistics & English language teaching (ELT):

Navigating diversity, dynamics, and discourse

 Guest Editors

Prof. Tariq Elyas

King Abdulaziz University, KSA (telyas@kau.edu.sa)

Assoc. Prof. Osman Solmaz

Dicle University, Türkiye (osolmaz@dicle.edu.tr)

Introduction

Sociolinguistic dimensions profoundly intersect with English Language Teaching (ELT), weaving together a rich tapestry of influences that shape language acquisition, classroom dynamics, and instructional efficacy. This special issue aims to illuminate these intricate intersections, inviting scholarly contributions that delve into the multifaceted connections between sociolinguistics and the realities of ELT.

Potential Submission Topics:

  • Sociolinguistic influences on language learning in diverse ELT settings
  • Classroom dynamics and the role of sociolinguistic variables in language learning environments
  • Integrating sociolinguistic perspectives to enhance the effectiveness of ELT methodologies
  • Cultural diversity and its impact on language use and instruction in ELT contexts
  • Innovative approaches to incorporating sociolinguistic insights into ELT curriculum development
  • Practical implications and strategies for educators to integrate sociolinguistic perspectives into their teaching practices
  • Bilingualism/Multilingualism/Translanguaging in English classrooms
  • Language policy and sociolinguistic adaptation in ELT Programs
  • Identity construction through language in multicultural ELT environments
  • Sociolinguistic challenges and strategies in teaching English as a lingua franca
  • Power dynamics and language learning in diverse ELT Settings
  • Sociolinguistic pragmatics: Communication styles and teaching strategies in ELT
  • Language ideologies in ELT contexts.

 

Submissions for June and December 2024 issues are open!

2023-05-29

Dear Focus on ELT contributors,

Focus on ELT Journal is now accepting original articles and book reviews for JUNE & DECEMBER 2024 issue.

We welcome submissions dealing with issues about English Language Teaching and Learning for our next issues.

Please download our Template from Author Guidelines page and visit https://focusonelt.com/index.php/foe/about/submissions to make your submission.

The Editors of FELT Journal are supported by an Editorial / Advisory Board and by Section Editors whp referee submissions. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. All manuscripts are pre-reviewed by the editors, and if appropriate, sent for blind peer review. Papers, which must be written in English, should have sound grammar and proper terminologies.

Focus on ELT Editorial Team

Focus on ELT 2023 Special Issue to be edited by Vesna Bogdanović & Vesna Bulatović

2023-05-28

Call for Papers (Special Issue to appear in 2023)

Exploring the intersection of technology and pedagogy: Advancements in English language teaching for the digital age

Guest editors

Vesna Bogdanović Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
vesna241@uns.ac.rs

Vesna Bulatović Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
vesna.bulatovic@uns.ac.rs

Suggested Submission Topics:

  • Exploring innovative pedagogical practices that effectively integrate technology in ELT
  • Examining the impact of digital tools on student engagement and motivation in language learning
  • Investigating the effectiveness of computer-mediated feedback mechanisms in ELT
  • Utilizing videos, multimedia resources, and recording materials to enhance language skills and promote authentic language use
  • Addressing challenges and opportunities in integrating technology to preserve meaningful teacher-student interactions
  • Identifying strategies and techniques for effectively motivating students through technology in ELT
  • Examining the role of technology in facilitating the acquisition of specialized terminology in language learning
  • Other topics that could be in line with the issues discussed above.

Vol. 5 No. 2 (2023): Focus on ELT Journal

We are delighted to present the latest issue of Focus on ELT Journal, featuring diverse contributions from around the globe. Over the past 8 months, we received 16 submissions, reflecting the international recognition of our journal. The rigorous peer-review process, a cornerstone of our commitment to scholarly excellence, resulted in three substantial contributions that have been recommended for publication. This achievement underscores our dedication to maintaining the highest standards in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT).

The following articles exemplify the diverse and impactful research that Focus on ELT Journal is proud to showcase. We extend our gratitude to the authors and reviewers for their valuable contributions to the advancement of ELT scholarship. As we celebrate these accomplishments, we warmly invite researchers and educators who are into researching aspects of Engish Language Teaching across the world to submit their work for consideration in future issues. Together, let us continue to promote excellence and innovation in English Language Teaching.

Published: 2023-12-30

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