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2022 Impact Factor: 1.8! Linguisitcs and Education & Education research Ranks Q2 Globally

We are delighted to announce that Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education has achieved its first journal impact factor of 1.8, ranking in Q2 in both the Linguistics and Education & Education Research categories, leading a few journals indexed in SSCI! It is ranked 9th out of 94 journals in the Linguistics category and in the top 20% out of 474 journals in the Education & Education Research category.

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Aims and scope

Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education is an interdisciplinary journal of second and foreign language education studies, a peer-reviewed journal of international scope. It provides a forum for high-quality linguistic and experimental research on topics which investigate applied linguistic theories,second and foreign language learning and teaching. It offers new insights not only into applied linguistics but also into a wide variety of second and foreign language education phenomena. The disciplines covered include applied linguistics, educational linguistics, second language acquisition, foreign language learning and teaching, etc.

The journal welcomes authoritative, innovative applied linguistic scholarship from all viewpoints and practices, centered on topics such as:

  • applied linguistics and educational linguistics
  • current approaches to second and foreign language education: topics such as task-based instruction, content-based instruction, big-data-based instruction, and professional communication
  • second and foreign language learning: topics such as motivation, process and mechanism of learning, language aptitude, learning styles and strategies, learning approaches and skills, language transfer, interlanguage, neurobiology of language learning
  • second and foreign language teaching: topics such as teaching methodology, skills for teachers, teacher education, teacher cognition, teacher preparation and professional development, second language assessment, bilingual education
  • course and syllabus design
  • language planning and policy
  • the role of technology in second and foreign language education

Call for Papers

Language Teachers’ Professional Identity Construction in EFL and ESL Instructional Contexts: From Theory to Practice
Guest Editors: Ali Derakhshan, Yongliang Wang, Yongxiang Wang

Dynamics of Language Learner Psychology within Immersive Learning Environments
Guest Editors: Ferdi Çelik, Ceylan Yangın Ersanlı, Ehsan Namaziandost

Positive Psychology in Language Teaching: Delving into Factors that may Foster/Hinder Language Teacher Well-being
Guest Editors: Ehsan Namaziandost, Tahereh Heydarnejad

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    1.8 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.384 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.446 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    5 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    92 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    303,388 downloads
    61 Altmetric mentions 

This journal is indexed by

  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Scopus
  • Google Scholar
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • EBSCO TOC Premier
  • EBSCO Education Source 
  • ERIC
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon