Guidelines for Manuscript Written

The submitted manuscript should contain 5000 to 6000 words. It should be composed according to Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) (6th ed.).

Authors should consider the following points while editing their manuscripts:

  • Manuscript must include an abstract of approximately 120- 250 words.
  • The study must be corpus-based in order to fall under the category of Corporum Journal of Corpus Linguistics.
  • The authors must provide the preferred minimum five key words for the study.
  • Title should be brief, not more than fourteen words. It should be written in Times New Roman Font, Size 12 Bold and centered.
  • All papers are to be submitted as a single MS WORD file.
  • CJCL accepts manuscripts via e-mail. The manuscript should be prepared using a recent version of Microsoft Word and should utilize standard fonts and symbols.
  • Use headings carefully and logically. Do not use more than three levels of headings.
  • Tables must be submitted in Microsoft Word table format, and should be created using Times New Roman text, 10 font size. APA-style provided must be followed.
  • Referencing & tables will be considered in the total page count.
  • Margins must be 1.5 inches from the top and bottom, 1.7 inches from left and right.

Content, Length, and Formatting

It is the author's responsibility to make the submitted paper clear, related, and thought- provoking before submission. This requires:

  1. Author’s name (s) and affiliation
  2. Title and abstract content: An abstract must not exceed 250 words. The abstract should be clearly written and readily comprehensible. It should include research problem, research purpose, methodological approach, key findings and implications.

Body of the Paper

  1. Introduction: The Introduction should provide a clear statement of the problem and the objectives of the study. Corpus-based study must be elaborated in the introduction. All corpus related terminologies must be introduced properly and in detail.
  2. Review of Literature: Relevant studies (past and present) must be cited by following APA-6th in-text citation rules
  3. Research Methodology: The methods and procedures used in the research, especially the procedure of corpus development, should be described in detail.
  4. Data Analysis: Data should be analyzed using appropriate Corpus tools.
  5. Results & Discussions: Screenshots, Images, tables/figures must be included for better understanding. Screenshots of the software analyzing the corpus must be included.
  6. Conclusion: The conclusions driven must be relevant and in sync with the data analysis and results/discussion.
  7. References: References should be (a) integrated into the text in short form and (b) collected together at the end of the article. APA format must be followed.

Note: Editor reserves the right to amend, abridge or otherwise alter the contents of the paper to make it suitable for publication. However, every endeavor will be made not to affect the spirit or effectiveness of the paper.