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Article 1: Submission Themes

Submitted articles may focus on CALL and:

  • Second Language Teaching Methods
  • Language Testing
  • Four Language Skills
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Courseware Design and Evaluation
  • Technology-enhanced Curriculum,
  • Teacher Training
  • Corpus and Concordancing
  • Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Mobile-Assisted Language Learning and more

All manuscripts submitted to KAMALL must address the implications and applications of research in foreign language education. In addition, they must present original insights in the field as manuscripts that have not been previously published elsewhere.

Article 2: Manuscript Submission
    Submitted articles may focus on CALL and:
  • 1. The manuscript for review is to be written in the style, “Area Hangul,” and to be submitted to the journal editor via email. In the accompanying paper, please specify the author’s manuscript title, name, address, phone number (home, office, and cell phone), fax number, and email address.
  • 2. A manuscript that requires revision and has been revised is to be re-submitted to the journal editor in “Area Hangul” via email.
  • 3. The proofs of the manuscript are to be emailed to the author(s) by the publisher for the final revision. The author(s) are to print them out, correct all the errors without a mistake, and mail them to the publisher by registered express by the due date.
  • 4.
    The submission due dates are as follows.
    • (1) issue 1: January 15 (for February 28 publication)
    • (2) issue 2: April 30 (for June 30 publication)
    • (3) issue 3: July 15 (for August 31 publication)
    • (4) issue 4: October 31 (for December 31 publication)
    • (5) Manuscript submission:

      mail to editor or Online submission
      * If you have any question, ask the journal editor via email (

Article 3: Manuscript Style and Format

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  • 1. The manuscript should not exceed 25 pages in length, the journal standard.
  • 2. The manuscript should be written on A4 paper.
  • 3.
    The manuscript style
    • (1)
      • Top and bottom: 42mm
      • Left and right: 35mm
      • Preface and footer: 12 mm at all sides of the paper
    • (2)
      Line spacing
      • Title 130%
      • English abstract: 160%
      • Body: 160%
      • Reference: 160%
      • Footnotes: 145%.
      • Body text character scale: 95%
      • Body text spacing: 95%of the body text both in the English and Korean manuscripts must be 95% and the space between letters must be -2 in the case of English manuscripts and -8 in the case of Korean manuscripts. For other detailed information, please refer to the manuscript template listed above.
  • 4.
    The manuscript style
    • (1)
      • Title: 견명조체 font size 16,
      • the first level heading: 신명 견명조 font size 13
      • the second level heading: 신명 태고딕 font size 11
      • the third level heading: 신명 태고딕 font size 10.5
      • the fourth level heading: 신명 태고딕 font size 10.5
      • the fifth level heading: 신명 중고딕 font size 10.5
    • (2)
      Body and abstract
      • Title: 견명조체 font size 16,Body text and abstract: 신명조 font size 10.
    • (3)
      Heading sequence
      • Level marks from the upper level to the lower level example:
        • 1. The title of the manuscript should be no longer than 2 lines.
        • 2. The abstract should be written in English and should not exceed 200 words (Indicate the word count in parentheses.)
        • 3. No indentation is needed before the headings
        • 4. For each paragraph in the body text, indent the first line, two spaces for Korean and four spaces for English.
        • 5. The references, tables, pictures, and other items must conform to the given style of KAMALL, originally based on the APA (the American Psychological Association) Style Manual.?
        • 6. Manuscripts written in Korean should not mix English with it. English terminology can appear, in parentheses, in the whole manuscript, only for the first time it appears. The example words or sentences written in English must be in italics and marked in single quotations.
        • 7. A manuscript written in English must romanize Korean examples and references.
        • 8. A manuscript written in English must italicize the English words or sentences when used as examples.
        • 9. A manuscript written either in Korean or in English must present the key words and author information (first/second author, affiliation, email address, and mailing address) in English.
Article 4: Additional Information
  • 1. A manuscript written in English presents the author’s first name before the last name (e.g., Min-Su Kim). The English abstract and contents table present the author’s last name before the first name (e.g., Kim. Min-Su). However, an author’s special request for a particular spelling should be granted.
  • 2. The submitted manuscript will go through blind peer review and receive either “accepted,” “accepted with revision,””revise and resubmit for review,” or “rejected.”
  • 3. The correction of the manuscript proof will be the responsibility of the author.
  • 4. The author must pay a small amount of the printing fee for publication. If the total page number exceeds the standard total page number, the author must pay an extra 10, 000 won per page. ?
  • 5. The verifying statement for publication will be granted by the editorial committee only after the manuscript has the final acceptance for publication.