Journal of Second Language Studies

Journal of Second Language Studies (JSLS) (ISSN 2542-3835 E-ISSN 2542-3843) is an international refereed journal, published since 2016 by John Benjamins, a world-famous publishing house focused on Humanities and Social sciences. Yang Feng serves as editor-in-chief and Wu Shiyu and Chang Hui as executive editors. It is dedicated to promoting scholarly exchanges, advancing theoretical knowledge, as well as exploring pedagogical implications in second language acquisition and teaching. Interdisciplinary research on theoretical and practical issues of second language learning and acquisition in relation to linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, and social cultural studies are welcome by Journal of Second Language. This publication also seeks to promote scientific studies on learning and teaching Chinese as a second (foreign) language. 
JSLS is a semi-annual publication. Its first issue “Second Language Processing”, which includes the latest research results of influential scholars in the field of second language processing, is to be issued in early 2018.
 “With great joy and pride I present to you the first issue of Journal of Second Language Studies (JSLS). The journal is a cooperative venture of Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China and John Benjamins Publishing. JSLS is an internationally refereed journal devoted to second language studies. After a gestation period of two years that witnessed the collective efforts of university administrators, advisory board members, editorial team, the authors and the publisher, JSLS is now ready to enter the arena of international academic publishing. At this moment in time I like to express our gratitude to those who have support us along this journey and acknowledge their contributions to make JSLS a reality. Now that the journal has been launched it is our obligation to see that the journal matures into a strong presence in the field of second language studies. In order to achieve that we welcome your feedback, your comments, your criticism, as well as your manuscripts. It is our ultimate goal to make JSLS a platform to put forward scholars’ research to a wider audience in the scientific community.”

Copyright: 2013 School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiaotong University cross ICP No. 2010919

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