Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Lingua, provides a forum for the full range of scholarly study of the language and literature. Embracing the field of language and literature broadly defined, the editors warmly welcome articles and research reports addressing linguistics and literature, including:

  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Pragmatics
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Anthropological Linguistics
  • Educational Linguistics
  • Literary Theory
  • Literary History
  • Literary Criticism


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

LiNGUA operates a peer review process and promotes blind reviewing. LiNGUA receives many more submissions than can be published. It will be reviewed by some expert of language and literature from several universities in different countries. To be published in this journal, a paper should meet general criterias:

  • provides strong evidence for its conclusions
  • should be a research result or literature studies in language and literature field
  • ideally, interesting to researchers in language and literature field and other related disciplines.

The paper submitted in the journal must be original, unpublished work, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Every paper submitted will be scanned for plagiarism before it is sent to the reviewer.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.