Language Learning

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
4
Articles published last year
34
Manuscripts received last year
400
% accepted last year
10
% immediately rejected last year
70
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editorial board
Two-year impact factor
2.08
Five-year impact factor
3.05

Aims and Scope

Language Learning is an international journal that publishes rigorous, original empirical research as well as systematic critical literature reviews and innovative methodological contributions. Domains covered include first and second language acquisition in naturalistic as well as tutored contexts, including second, foreign, and heritage language, bilingual education, immersion programs, and study abroad. All disciplinary perspectives are welcome, from linguistics and psychology to anthropology, cognitive science, education, neuroscience, and sociology.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 9 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 2.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 5.2 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 3.2 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.8 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.2 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.9 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.7 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 9.7 weeks. Overall rating: 4 (very good). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
The reviews were relevant, detailed and insightful. I believe our manuscript is improved as a result of the review processes. The journal editors were helpful, and available. The editorials decisions were quickly made.