About the Journal

Focus and Scope

LINGUA: Journal of Language, Literature and Teaching invites original papers of research articles or reviews in the fields of

  1. Language, Literature, and Linguistics
  2. Culture studies
  3. Translation studies
  4. Language teaching
  5. Language curriculum and pedagogy
  6. Language teaching methodology
  7. Language testing and assessment
  8. Research in language and teaching
  9. Language teaching material development

Papers can be written in both Indinesian and English with the length between 4,000 to 6,500 words, typed in a single space, with the margins 3cm of left-right-top-bottom. Papers can be sent to the email: presslingua@gmail.com or online submission to: Http://lingua.pusatbahasa.or.id

Peer Review Process

To hold  publication  core  values  and  adherence  to  accepted  publication  ethics,  LINGUA employs the double-blinded  peer-review  process for all articles. The purpose is to validate the integrity and novelty of the research work.

Authors must confirm the following that:

  1. Submitted manuscripts must be the original work of the author(s);
  2. Only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted;
  3. It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently;
  4. Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated;
  5. The sources of data used in the development of the manuscript are acknowledged;
  6. All   errors   discovered   in   the   manuscript    after   submission   must   be   swiftly communicated to the Editor.


Reviewers of the journal are expected to evaluate a manuscript  for critical analysis, comparative analysis and most importantly for integrity and novelty of the research work.


Therefore, reviewers must confirm the following; that:

  1. All manuscripts  are reviewed in fairness based on the intellectual content of the article regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of author(s);
  2. Any observed conflict of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor;
  3. All information pertaining to the manuscript is kept confidential;
  4. Any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript
  5. must be communicated to the Editor.


Editors of the journal must confirm the following:

  1. All manuscripts  are evaluated in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of authors;
  2. Information pertaining to manuscripts are kept confidential;
  3. Any observed conflict of interest pertaining to manuscripts must be disclosed;
  4. Editorial Board  takes  responsibility  for  making  publication  decisions for submitted manuscripts  based  on  the  reviewer’s  evaluation  of the  manuscript, policies of the journal editorial board and legal restrain acting against plagiarism, libel and copyright infringement.



Prior to review by the board of editor, each paper is screened by the Member of the Editorial Board to check its suitability for favour of publication. If it  can be considered for publication than the Corresponding Author will receive a notification of peer-review process. All manuscripts are reviewed by an editor and members of the Editorial Board or qualified outside reviewers. This is done within the shortest given time. The journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 3 weeks. The editorial board re-review manuscripts that are accepted until they are revised.  Papers will be published one to two months after acceptance.


Upon the completion of the review process, an article will receive an evaluation result as follows:


            Accepted with minor revision

            Accepted with major revision






Publication Frequency

 LINGUA is published biannually every year in the months of March and September.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

National Archiving

LINGUA: Journal of Language, Literature and Teaching   is archived on Pusat Data dan Infromasi Ilmiah (PDII) Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI)- Republic of Indonesia.

Fees and Charges

A paper that is accepted for publication in this journal will be charged the Article Processing Charge (APC) IDR 400.000. The contribution would make us possible to serve a range of services including provisions of online tools for editors and authors, article production and hosting, liaison with abstracting and indexing services, and customer services. APC is paid immediately after your manuscript editorially accepted. 

Plagiarism Screening

LINGUA applies a plagiarims software of checkforplagiarism.net to screen any article submitted to this journal. Originality of the submitted work can be assured through plagiarism screening and rejection of suspected material. All articles submitted to the LINGUA: Journal of Language, Literature and Teaching shall be sent to a plagiarism detection process prior to submission.

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Journal History

LINGUA was firstly published  in 2004 for printed version and  published in both printed and online versions since March 2015. Http://lingua.pusatbahasa.or.id Email: presslingua@gmail.com