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ETAS Journal Summer 2019: Call for Articles

Special Supplement: Inclusive Practices and SEND in ELT

ETAS Journal invites the submissions to its Summer 2019 Special Supplement :  lnclusive Practices and Special  Educational Needs and Disabilities in language teaching.

If you teach people, you are probably confronted with students who learn differently, whether you define that as Inclusive Practices and SEND or not. Tell us about your experiences, classroom ideas, challenges, solutions, etc.

Topics may include but not be limited to teaching the following:

  • Students with SEN such as dyslexia, dysphasia, dysgraphia, Autism Sydrome Disorder
  • Students with hearing or vision difficulties, disabled students, students with chronic mental, or other illnesses.

Submission may be in any of these formats:

Full-length articles: Articles in this category advance conceptual, research-based, or theoretical arguments that bridge theory and practice in ESL/EFL. Articles must be fully grounded in current literature and should not exceed 2,500words, including references.  

Best practices and teacher reflections: Articles in this category feature descriptions of teaching techniques or activities, teaching methods, best practices, professional development, and other useful information. Articles should specify audience, materials, procedures, and teacher reflections on procedures. Submissions to this section should not exceed 2,000 words, including references.

Specific requirements on content: Articles must

  • include a brief 50-word abstract, the author’s short biographical information, recent photo, and mailing address
  • not include ‘commercial’ text selling, promoting, or endorsing products or services
  • be written as MS Word document and sent as email attachment.

Specific requirements on format: Articles must

  • be printed across A4 pages upright and left justified, as Word document in a black, 12-point font such as Times New Roman or Arial 
  • not be in columns, indented, or framed
  • have no hyphenated words at the line end
  • include only tables and diagrams formatted in Word (other illustrative material should be sent separately by mail and be black on white)
  • not contain headers or footers.

Specific requirements on references

  • For the references, both in-text citations and Reference List, use APA 6th Edition Reference Style Guide. Sample formats for both in-text citations and references are available online at or check recent ETAS Journal issue or other editions since 2011.
  • For notes within the text, use the APA 6th Edition Reference Style in-text citations format (author-publication, date-page number), not footnotes or endnotes
  • Sources used as in-text citations should be included in the Reference List.
  • Sources included in the Reference List must match those that have been cited in-text.

Contributors will receive one complimentary copy of the ETAS Journal.

Please send submissions, including a short biodata, recent photo, and mailing address, as a Word document by email attachment to the Special Supplement Editor, Rachael Harris, by 31st December 2018.

For any queries, please contact me. I’ll be happy to hear from you.

Rachael Harris /