Notes For Contributors

Documents:

Author‘s Guarantee Form Concerning Work Presented for Publication (download)
Agreement for the Submission of an Article for the Journal (download)



General Requirements
1. The article should be prepared by Microsoft Windows operational system Microsoft Word text editor. The author submits the paper by e-mail.
2. The suggested length of the article is 4.000 - 8.000 words.
3. The structure of the article should correspond to the general requirements of research papers. It should clearly present the research problem, the aim, research methods, results and discussion, conclusions, references, according to the Harvard referencing system used in the journal.
4. Presented papers will be reviewed by two experts.
5. If you are referring to some authors in the paper, the name of the author, the year of publication and the page should be indicated in the text and a full list of references provided at the end of the article.
6. Structure of the article should be as follows:

  • Title of the article;
  • Full name of the author;
  • Abstract in the original language of the article (approximately 1000-1500 printed characters);
  • Key words (5-7);
  • Introduction;
  • Theoretical background / literature review;
  • Methods;
  • Results and discussion;
  • Conclusions;
  • References;
  • Date of submission (year, month);
  • Information about the author.
7. Submitting the paper, the following data about the author (no more than 600 printed characters) should be presented separately:
  • Name, surname;
  • Scientific title and the title referring to a research field or trend;
  • Area of research interests;
  • Author’s working place, its address and e-mail.
Requirements for the Preparation of an Electronic Form of an Article

ISSN 1648-0082 (Times New Roman, 10 pt)
16 pt
Title (Times New Roman, 14 pt, Bold)
14 pt
Name Surname (Times New Roman, 12 pt, Bold)
14 pt
Abstract. (Times New Roman, 11 pt, Bold). Text (Times New Roman, 11 pt, Normal).
10 pt
Page format
Text should be laid out on A4 format (210 x 297 mm) page with the following margins set: top - 20 mm, bottom - 25 mm, left and right - 18 mm.
Tables and schemes
6 pt
Text should be arranged in a single line space, 9 pt. Tables and schemes should be numbered and titled.
6 pt
Information layout and editing in the article
6 pt
Text of the article (except the abstract and the summary) should be arranged in two columns with a 6 mm spacing between them, a single line space and 10 pt.
A numbered reference list and a summary below it should be given at the end of the text.
12 pt
References (8 pt, Bold)
6 pt
  1. Swales, J. M., 1990. Genre Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. Raimes, A., 1991. Out of the Woods: Emerging Traditions in the Teaching of Writing. In: S. Silberste, ed. State of the Art TESOL Essays. TESOL Quarterly, no. 25 (3), pp.407-430.
  3. Tonkin, H., 2001. Language Learning, Globalism, and the Role of English. ADFL Bulletin, no. 32 (2), pp.5-9.
    Available at:
    http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/TONKIN/pdfs/langlearning.pdf
    [Accessed February 2008]
  4. Spack, R., 1988. Initiating ESL Students into Academic Discourse Community. How far Should We Go? TESOL Quarterly, no. 22 (1), pp.29-51.
12 pt
Name Surname (8 pt)
6 pt
Title (8 pt, Bold)
6 pt
Summary (8 pt)
6 pt
The paper bridges considerations characteristic of domains of linguistic (8 pt).
8 pt
Date of submission March, 2002 (8 pt)
12 pt
About the author (8 pt, Bold)
6 pt
Piotr Cap, PhD, University of Lodz, Poland. (Times New Roman, 8 pt).