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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The work to be submitted has already been marked and you have received feedback from your tutors.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word doc. file format, with all personal information removed from the file properties to ensure a blind review.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Trent Notes Style Sheet.
  • All tables and figures are included where they should appear in the text.
  • You do not need to include appendices in the submission.

Author Guidelines

We accept submissions of two different types: short report articles of around 3,000 words  (perhaps based on project work) and longer articles of around 10,000 words (these could be based on dissertation work). Word counts are inclusive of abstract and references.

We also accept book reviews of approximately 1,500 words.  This could be a review of a linguistics book or article that you have found particularly useful during your studies, for example, or a review that you have written as an assessment at MA level.

Articles will be anonymously peer-reviewed by academic experts in the field before publication, so this is a great opportunity for you to receive additional feedback on your work and get experience of the academic publishing process.

Submission guidlines: All submissions should be in Word document file format with single-line spacing in 12 point Times New Roman font, and all references should adhere to the NTU Harvard style. 

Submissions should adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Trent Notes Style Sheet.

For articles, please also include an abstract and up to five keywords that describe what your article is about and that people might use to search for your work.