Guide for Authors

Authors are required to refer to the website www.ijpe.ir in order to submit their articles to this journal. First, they need to register with the website to receive an email which provides them with their password. Second, they need to use their password to sign in to the website and to submit their articles.  

Author Guidelines 

The International Journal of Practical and Pedagogical Issues in English Education publishes Research Articles, Review Articles, and Book Reviews. Authors must follow the following guidelines in order to prepare their work for this journal:

a) Research Articles

Research articles involve the studies which constitutes the writers’ original work. The may be conducted using a quantitative, a qualitative, or a mixed-methods approach to research. The length of these articles must be in the range of 4000 to 7000 words. Moreover, they must be accompanied by a 200-250 word abstract. The Abstract section of these articles must be followed by 5 keywords which are ordered alphabetically and separated by commas. These articles must involve Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion sections.

b) Review Articles

Review articles comprise the studies which make an effort to provide an exhaustive review of the theoretical and empirical research on the various issues in the fields of English teaching and learning. The length of these articles should be in the range of 3000 to 5000 words. Moreover, they must be accompanied by a 150-200 word abstract. The Abstract section of these articles must be followed by 3-5 keywords which are ordered alphabetically and separated by commas. These articles must involve the Introduction, Review of Literature, and Conclusion sections. 

c) Book Reviews

Book reviews refer to the summaries of the textbooks which focus on English teaching and learning. The length of these reviews must be in the range of 1500 to 2000 words. They must involve Book Summary, Background Information, and Content Evaluation sections.

Manuscript Guidelines

  • Document size: A4 paper size
  • Font type and size: Times New Roman, 12 pt.
  • Margins on all sides: 2.5 cm
  • Line spacing for the article: single
  • Space before paragraph: 0 pt.
  • Space after paragraph: 6 pt.
  • First line of all the paragraphs should be indented by one tab key (5 inch).
  • Referencing style: both reference list and in-text citations should be in APA style.
  • Tables and figures: Tables and figures must be inserted in the text, and they must be in APA format.

All authors are required to fill out the conflict of interest and declaration form and upload them while submitting their manuscripts in the submission system. 

Manuscript Template 

Conflict of interest form       

Declaration form