Focus and Scope

JOLIES (Journal of Linguistic and English Studies) published by LP3M Universitas Muhammadiyah Sorong is a biannual, refereed, open access, and practitioner-oriented electronic journal dedicated to enhancing and disseminating scholarly work of the current theory and research in the field of TESOL and English Studies. It publishes both conceptual and research-based articles within the fields of teaching English as a foreign or second language, English language teaching and learning, and English language teachers' training and education, and English Studies. Then, it aims to provide a medium for second and foreign language scholars, researchers, teachers, and officials at any levels to involve in the ways that research and theorizing can inform, shape, and ground teaching practices and perspectives. In other words, it also provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among members of the profession worldwide about research- and theory-based practices as well as practice-oriented theorizing and research.