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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Aim and Scope

Issues in Applied Linguistics is a refereed scholarly journal published by the graduate students of the UCLA Department of Applied Linguistics & TESL.

Our aim is to publish outstanding research from students, faculty, and independent researchers in the broad areas of:

Discourse Analysis, Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Analysis, Language Assessment, Language Education, Language Use, Language Evolution, Neurobiology of Language, and Research Methodology.


Moreover, we are particularly interested in publishing new departures and cross-disciplinary applied linguistic research.