New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics (NZSAL)

NZSAL is a refereed journal that is published twice a year. It welcomes manuscripts from those actively involved in Applied Linguistics/Applied Language Studies including second and foreign language educators, researchers, teacher educators, language planners, policy makers and other language practitioners. The journal is a forum for reporting and critical discussion of language research and practice across a wide range of languages and international contexts. A broad range of research types is represented (qualitative and quantitative, established and innovative), including cross-disciplinary approaches.

  1. Full-length articles (3000-5000 words).
  2. Short reports and summaries (1500-2000 words).
  3. Reviews of professional books, classroom texts, and other instructional materials (1000 words).

Manuscripts following the NZSAL-Guidelines-for-Submission should be sent to:

Anne Feryok, Editor,
New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics

Reviews Editor:
Rosemary Wette,

Editorial Board:

  • Gary Barkhuizen (University of Auckland)
  • Roger Barnard (University of Waikato)
  • Helen Basturkmen (University of Auckland)
  • Allan Bell (Auckland University of Technology)
  • John Bitchener (AUT University)
  • Ian Bruce (University of Waikato)
  • Catherine Elder (University of Melbourne)
  • Dana Ferris (University of California)
  • Janet Holmes (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Andy Kirkpatrick (Griffith University)
  • Margaret Maclagan (University of Canterbury)
  • Hedy McGarrell (Brock University)
  • Shawn Loewen (Michigan State University)
  • Paul Nation (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Bonny Norton (University of British Columbia)
  • Rhonda Oliver (Curtin University of Technology)
  • Donna Starks (La Trobe University)
  • Elaine Vine (Victoria University of Wellington)
  • Cynthia White (Massey University)