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Instructions for authors

Language Testing in Asia (LTA) was founded in 2011 as a high quality peer-reviewed online academic journal. The purpose of LTA is to acknowledge and showcase scholarly findings in Asia in the field of Language testing.
We welcome essay submissions from anywhere in Asia that fit within this aim. Note that we use the broad definition of Asia which includes any countries east of the Suez canal and south of the Caspian and Black seas, to Japan in the east and Indonesia in the south.
Areas of particular interest include research articles on any aspects of proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC and high stakes national university entrance tests. Classroom, school and university evaluation methods are also most welcome as are reviews or research on software and internet applications for testing language skills.

Each article type published by Language Testing in Asia follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Language Testing in Asia, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Language Testing in Asia publishes the following article types:

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