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Author Guidelines



1. Must be written in English.

2. The writing contains scientific studies on Linguistic, Literature, Translation and Language.

3. Manuscripts have never been published both in print and in electronic media.

4. The writing is arranged systematically (a) title, (b) abstract and keyword, (c) introduction (d) method, (e) discussion, (f) conclusion and (g) references.

5. The abstract consists of 100-200 words. Times New Roman font size 11, single spaced, indented 1 cm from the left and right margins. The abstract must be written in English and Indonesian. It should contain the objective of the study, methodology and main findings.

6. The introduction presents the research background, gaps between the ideal and actual conditions, supports from theories and studies relevant to the problem.

6. Methodology includes the design of the study, the subject of research, data collection procedures, instruments, data analysis techniques, and procedure of the research.

7. The name of the author (without title) is written under the research title.

8. The length of the script is 7-15 pages.

9. The research title must be short, clear, and reflect the subject matter and written in capital letters, not more than 15 words.

10. The subtitles are bold, capital and not numbered.

11. The writing is guided by standard language, including spelling.

12. The writing of reference sources such as the following example:

      a. Aminuddin (1990:16) stated that ….

      b. Stated by Aminuddin (in Anindita, 2009:32) that ……

     c. ……consists of 5 types (Wei Li.2000:90).

13. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically without a sequence number such as:

     Aminuddin. 1990. Pengembangan Penelitian Kualitatif Dalam Bidang Bahasa dan Sastra. Malang: HISKI Komisariat Malang dan Y A 3 Malang.

     Mey, Jacob L. 1993. Pragmatics: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

     Anindita, Widyashanti Kunthara. 2009. Code Switching and Code Mixing in Relation to Politeness Principle (Undergraduate Thesis). Semarang: Diponegoro University.

14. Use APA (American Psychological Association) Citation style to write references. The source cited must be in the reference list, and the source contained within the reference list must be completely quoted. You may use more than 10 years if it is a book. If your references is a journal article, it should be not more than 10 years. Typed in as single space, Times New Roman with font size 12.

15. The manuscript is sent in the form of Ms.Word not PDF.

16. JOURNAL is open to public.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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