TEFLIN Journal - A publication on the teaching and learning of English

Accredited as a scientific journal under the decree of the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, dated 9 September 2011, No: 66b/DIKTI/Kep/2011, effective for five years from 9 September 2011

TEFLIN Journal is published twice a year in the months of January and July (ISSN 0215-773 X); harnessed around ELT, it publishes manuscripts within the fields of teaching English as a second or foreign language, English language teaching and learning, English language teachers' training and education, and English language and literary studies. 

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Chief Editor: Utami Widiati

Associate Editors

Nur Hayati

Evi Eliyanah

Maria Hidayati

Nurenzia Yannuar

Flora Debora Floris

Ardian Setiawan

Zuliati Rohmah



Ali Saukah, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Anne Burns, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Arwijati Wahjudi Murdibjono, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Emi Emilia, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

Fuad Abdul Hamid, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

A. Gumawang Jati, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Helena I. R. Agustien, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia

Azadeh Nemati, Islamic Azad University, Iran

Jayakaran Mukundan, Putra University, Malaysia

Lies Amin Lestari, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia

Ma. Luz C. Vilches, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Margaret Gearon, Monash University, Australia

M. Adnan Latief, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Nenden Sri Lengkanawati, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

Nur Mukminatien, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia

Siti Wachidah Djawad, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

Subur L. Wardoyo, Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang, Indonesia

Suwarsih Madya,  Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Willy A. Renandya, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Yazid Basthomi, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia


Editor and Administration Address: TEFLIN Publication Division, c.o. English Department, Faculty of Letters, State University of Malang (UM), Jalan Semarang 5, Malang 65145. Telephone: (0341) 551312 Ext. 237. Fax (0341) 567475. E-mail: <journal@teflin.org>


TEFLIN Journal invites articles that have never been published elsewhere. Please see Guidelines for Article Contributors on the  inside back cover of this journal, and the Checklist for Article Writers provided at the back pages of this issue.


TEFLIN Journal is published by TEFLIN (the Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia), coordinated by TEFLIN Publication Division (Division Head: Suharmanto)

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