Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching (ISSN 2083-5205) is a refereed journal published four times a year by the Department of English Studies, Faculty of Pedagogy and Fine Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland. The language of publication is English. The journal is devoted to reporting previously unpublished highest quality theoretical and empirical research on learning and teaching second and foreign languages. It deals with the learning and teaching of any language, not only English, and focuses on a variety of topics ranging from the processes underlying second language acquisition, various aspects of language learning in instructed and non-instructed settings, as well as different facets of the teaching process, including syllabus choice, materials design, classroom practices and evaluation. Each issue carries about 6 papers, 6000-8000 words in length, as well as reply articles and reviews. Submissions are subjected to an anonymous review process conducted by at least two referees who may be members of the Editorial Board and other leading specialists in the field. Authors are notified of acceptance or rejection of their papers within three months of the submission date.


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SCImago Journal & Country Rank

CiteScore (2019): 2.2 (89%)
CiteScoreTracker: 2.6 (update 08.11.2020)
MNiSW: 100

Google Scholar Metrics h5: 18 (09.2019)
Google Scholar h-index: 23

DOI: 10.14746 /ssllt

ISSN: 2083-5205 e-ISSN: 2084–1965

SSLLT to be indexed in Web of Science's Social Sciences Citation Index (Linguistics) and Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences (Communication)


We are very happy to announce that SSLLT is now indexed in the following Web of Science products :

Social Sciences Citation Index (Linguistics)

Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences (Communication)

We have just been informed that SSLLT meets the Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) quality and impact selection criteria. This means that  SSLLT should appear in the June 2021 release of Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and receive a Journal Impact Factor™ (JIF).

Update of PRESSto


Please be informed that between December 11 (Wednesday) and December 20 (Friday), 2019 we will be conducting technical maintenance updates for the PRESSto platform. Action: for OJS to be updated to OJS3. Please do not upload new articles or set up new user accounts within this time. The maintenance break will also influence and affect the editorial process. We apologise for the inconvenience.


Vol. 10 No. 3 (2020): Special issue: English language learning in primary schools: Variables at play

Guest editors: María del Pilar García Mayo, Juncal Gutierrez-Mangado


Published: 2020-09-30

Editorial: Introduction to the special issue on English language learning in primary schools

María del Pilar García Mayo, M. Juncal Gutierrez-Mangado


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