LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal maintains the standards of double-blind peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa.

All research articles published in the LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal  undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by suitably qualified experts.
  • All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief based on the reviews provided
  • Members of the international Editorial Boards lend insight, advice, and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist in decision-making on specific submissions
  • Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal to maintain the integrity review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers, and editors alike.
  • LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high-quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Peer review of referred papers:

Editors of LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.

Peer review of novel submissions:

Articles submitted directly to LET: Linguistics, Literature and English Teaching Journal will be reviewed by appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The review process will take 30 regular days. In the review process, reviewers consider the correspondence of title, abstract, discussion (findings) and conclusions. Besides, reviewers also examine the novelty, scientific impact, and references used in the paper. Inappropriate manuscripts to journal criteria are rejected promptly by the editors without external review. Reviewers only review evaluated and proper manuscripts to the scope of the journal and fulfill minimum requirements. Then, editors make a decision by considering the reviewer’s recommendation in several possibilities: accepted, rejected, minor revision, or minor revision. Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.