Original papers in English, as well as in French and in Russian are accepted.
Submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments to the journal’s address LanguageInAfrica@iling-ran.ru
Attachments should be in .doc, .docx or .rtf formats, a .pdf version is also obligatory if non-standard symbols or diacritics are used. Unicode fonts should be used (such as the newest versions of Times New Roman, Charis SIL or Doulos SIL) in examples. If non-standard fonts are used, they should be attached.
A manuscript should be written in clear and good English, French or Russian. Having it proofread by a native speaker is the authors’ responsibility.
All manuscripts should contain an abstract (up to 200 words) in English. If a paper is in Russian or French, an abstract in the language of the paper should also be provided. If a paper in English is submitted, an abstract in Russian or in French is also welcome, but not obligatory. Up to 7 key words should follow the abstract in whatever language.
All phrasal examples should be numbered and glossed; it is strongly preferable to use tables with no borders for interlinear alignment. Please follow Leipzig glossing rules where possible. A list of abbreviations used in the paper should be included.
The reference list should contain all published and unpublished works cited in the paper and should not contain uncited works.
Papers should be structured, sections should be numbered starting from 1.
Please keep figures as separate graphic files.
All submissions are subject to the standard double-blind reviewing procedure. After reviewing, the editorial board takes a decision whether the paper should be (a) accepted, (b) accepted with revisions, (c) revised and resubmitted, or (d) rejected.
When submitting your paper, please do not include your name, acknowledgments (including grants references) and other fragments that deanonymize it. All the necessary information can be added after acceptance when the final version is submitted.
In the body of your message provide your full name(s), affiliation(s) and contact information.
Only new original papers are published in the journal. A submission that repeats an already published paper is automatically rejected. In some cases revised and elaborated English versions of papers earlier published in languages other than English and French can be accepted.
By submitting a publication an author acknowledges his/ her compliance with the Journal policies and states that there is no conflict of interest of any kind.