About the Journal

Canadian Journal of Language & Literature Studies (CJLLS), published bimonthly (January, March, May, July, September, and November), is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal committed to publishing papers in the areas of language acquisition and literary studies. CJLLS welcomes previously unpublished high quality empirical and theoretical studies as well as short reviews of books.

Topics covered by CJLLS include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Second/foreign language acquisition
  • Language teaching and learning
  • Language assessment
  • Applied linguistics
  • Language curriculum
  • Mother-tongue education
  • Innovations in language teaching and learning
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Language teacher professional development
  • Multilingualism 
  • English for specific purposes
  • English for academic purposes
  • Classroom-based research
  • Pedagogical practices in classrooms
  • Literary theory
  • Comparative literature
  • Cultural studies
  • Translation/interpretation studies
  • World literature
  • English linguistics