The Journal of Modern Languages (JML) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. It is devoted to publishing research reports and discussions that represent an important contribution to current understandings of central issues in the broad field of modern language studies. Founded in 1983, the Journal primarily publishes papers that describe scientific studies of language use, processing and development. Starting from 2019, the Journal also welcomes the submission of manuscripts in the form of review papers and meta-analyses, and from 2020, the Journal is publishing two issues per year.
Focus and Scope: JML welcomes papers in (but not restricted to):
- Applied Linguistics
- Corpus Linguistics
- Descriptive Linguistics
- Discourse Studies
- Translation and Interpretation
Peer-review Policy: Manuscripts submitted to JML first undergo an internal review by one of the editorial board members whose research niche falls within the focal point of the manuscript. It is followed by a double-blind review process. As regards the originality and similarity index, manuscripts are checked via the Turnitin software. However, in our experience, there have been cases of plagiarism in which the software has failed to detect. In these cases, if the editorial boad and/or reviewers doubt the originality of any part(s) of the work under review, the Editor-in-Chief's decision is final.
Third-Party Content in Open Access papers
If you are considering to publish your paper with us but it contains material for which you do not have Open Access re-use permissions, please state this clearly by supplying the following credit line alongside the material:
Title of content; author; original publication; year of original publication; by permission of [rights holder].
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JML welcomes article submissions and charges no publication fee.
Print ISSN: 1675-526X
Publisher: University of Malaya
Publication type: Online
Vol 29 (2019): Journal of Modern Languages