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Focus on Language Education and Research is an international forum for both invited and contributed peer reviewed articles that advance language education at all levels and current issues and challenges for research educational practice in the teaching, learning, and assessment.

The journal publishes a broad range of papers covering best teaching practices, experimental results, contemporary teaching issues.
The journal is directed to those concerned with the functioning of language education, including universities, graduate and professional schools. It is of primary interest to institutional researchers and planners, faculty, college and university administrators.
Types of content:

In addition to original research articles, the journal publishes case studies and reviews of books, media, software, and other relevant products.

The Journal is published electronically at the elpub.ru platform.

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EDITORIAL BOARD
    person Editorial Board - Russia

    Svetlana G. Ter-Minasova

    Editor-in-Chief
    Professor
    Faculty of Modern Languages and Area Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University, (Moscow, Russia)
    e-mail:
    president@ffl.msu.ru

    Viktoria V. Levchenko

    Deputy Editor-in-Chief
    Professor, Modern Languages and Professional Communication Department, Samara University, (Samara, Russia)
    e-mail:
    levchenko_v2004@mail.ru

    Irina N. Rozina

    Co-Editor
    Professor, Department of Information Technologies, Institute of Management, Business and Law (Rostov-on-Don, Russia)
    e-mail:
    rozina.irina@gmail.com

    Natalia Frolova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics and Foreign Languages, National Research University Higher School of Economics - Nizhny Novgorod, (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
    OrcID: 0000-0002-3438-2962
    Scopus AuthorID: 56027854400
    e-mail:
    frolovanh@gmail.com

    Natalia Kasatkina

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages, P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University, (Yaroslavl, Russia)
    e-mail:
    ninet75@mail.ru

    Anastasia Khodakova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of English Philology, Tula State Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University, (Tula, Russia)
    OrcID ID: 0000-0001-7226-9007
    e-mail:
    anastasiakhodakova@gmail.com

    Elena Kirillina

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign languages for Technical and Natural sciences, M. K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University, (Yakutsk,Russia)
    e-mail:
    mercedec@mail.ru

    Yevgueny Kolyadin

    Board Member
    PhD, Regional Public Professional Organization ‘Yamalia English Language Teachers’ Association’, (Gubkinsky, Russia)
    e-mail:
    eugene.kolyadin@gmail.com

    Natalia Komissarova

    Board Member
    PhD, Master in Law, Associate Professor, English Philology Department, Russian State Social University, (Moscow, Russia)
    e-mail:
    natalie_komis@mail.ru

    Ludmila Kozhevnikova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Professional Communication Department, Samara University, (Samara, Russia)
    e-mail:
    laksvet@mail.ru

    Larisa Kuzmina

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of English for International Relations Faculty, Voronezh State University, (Voronezh, Russia)
    e-mail:
    kuzminahome@mail.ru

    Tatyana Makarova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anglistics Studies and Cross-Cultural Communication, Moscow State Pedagogical University, (Moscow, Russia)
    e-mail:
    1. t.s.makarova@yandex.ru

    Tatyana Margaryan

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Linguistics Department at Bauman Moscow State Technical University, (Moscow, Russia)
    e-mail:
    sunnymood77@hotmail.com

    Olga Mironova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Theory and Practice of Modern Languages and Linguodidactics Department, Minin University, (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
    ORCID ID: J-8512-2017
    SCOPUS ID: 27350
    e-mail:
    mironovaolga836@gmail.com

    Elena Nadtocheva

    Board Member
    Associate Professor, Institute of Foreign Languages, Ural State Pedagogical University, (Yekaterinburg, Russia)
    e-mail:
    elenanadtocheva@yandex.ru

    Aida Rodomanchenko

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics, (Moscow, Russia)
    e-mail:
    a.rodomanchenko@gmail.com

    Svetlana Reztsova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication, State University of Humanities and Social Studies, (Kolomna, Russia0
    e-mail:
    svetareztsova@rambler.ru

    Svetlana Sannikova

    Board Member
    PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages South-Ural State Humanitarian Pedagogical University, (Chelyabinsk, Russia)
    e-mail:
    svetlana_chspu@mail.ru

    Marina Solnyshkina

    Board Member
    Professor, Department of German Philology, Kazan University, (Kazan, Russia)
    ОrcID ID 0000-0003-1885-3039
    Scopus ID 56429529500
    e-mail:
    mesoln@yandex.ru

    Svetlana Suchkova

    Board Member
    PhD, Development of Academic Competences Unit, National Research University Higher School of Economics, (Moscow, Russia)
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-4063-8661
    ResearcherID: D-4832-2014
    Scopus AuthorID: 57194189233
    e-mail:
    s.suchkova@gmail.com
    person Editorial Board International

    Debra Johnson Abrams

    Board Member
    Doctor of Arts (DA) in English and Education, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Institute for Language Education and Research, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-4802-8219
    e-mail:
    partsofspeechec@gmail.com

    Lawrence Berlin

    Board Member
    PhD, School for the Advancement of English Language and Learning (SAELL) - Intensive English Program, Northeastern Illinois University, USA
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-7183-9423
    Scopus ID: 35942134700
    e-mail:
    lnberlin@neiu.edu

    Liu Bing

    Board Member
    PhD, College Of Foreign Languages, TaiYuan University Of Technology, Tai Yuan, China
    e-mail:
    kareem@163.com

    Edina Borovska

    Board Member
    PhD, The State University of Humanities and Social Studies, Kolomna
    ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3213-6901
    e-mail:
    eborovska2@gmail.com

    Rob Danin

    Board Member
    PhD, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, College of Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-9999-2454
    e-mail:
    robdanin@gmail.com

    Yasmina Djafri

    Board Member
    PhD, University of Abdelhamid Ibn Bdis of Mostaganem, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Department of English Language, Algeria
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-2919-5716
    e-mail:
    yasmina.kdjafri@gmail.com

    Sue Garton

    Board Member
    PhD., Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    e-mail:
    s.garton@aston.ac.uk

    Rusty Gaspard

    Board Member
    MA, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Alexandria, Louisiana, U.S.A.
    e-mail:
    rgaspard@lsua.edu

    Halis Gözpınar

    Board Member
    PhD, Giresun University, Turkey
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-1470-2287
    e-mail:
    halisgozpinar@gmail.com

    Christopher Hastings

    Board Member
    PhD, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TN, USA
    e-mail:
    christopherhastings@gmail.com

    Toni Hull

    Board Member
    Associate Director (MS TESOL), English Language Programs, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-6912-2247
    e-mail:
    toni_hull2002@yahoo.com

    Thomas Kral

    Board Member
    PhD, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, US Department State, USA
    e-mail:
    thomasjkral63@gmail.com

    Halina Krysiuk

    Board Member
    PhD, Institute of geopolitical studies, Szczecin, Poland
    OrcID ID: 0000-0003-4949-231X
    e-mail:
    halyna.krysiuk@gmail.com

    Jeff Kuhn

    Board Member
    PhD, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, US
    e-mail:
    kuhnj1@ohio.edu

    Zarina Markova

    Board Member
    PhD, Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
    OrcID ID: 0000-0003-0760-1274
    e-mail:
    zarinamarkova@abv.bg

    Soumen Mukherjee

    Board Member
    PhD, Vit University, Vellore, School Of Social Sciences & Languages, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
    e-mail:
    mukherjeesou17@gmail.com

    Kelli Odhuu

    Board Member
    PhD, Regional English Language Officer, Department of State, USA
    e-mail:
    odhuuke@state.gov

    Karen Ottewell

    Board Member
    Director of Academic Development & Training for International Students, Language Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    OrcID ID 0000-0002-0398-0230
    e-mail:
    ko201@cam.ac.uk

    Don Passey

    Board Member
    Prof., Department of Educational research, Lancaster University, England
    e-mail:
    d.passey@lancaster.ac.uk

    Lamya Ramadan

    Board Member
    PhD, AlYamamah University INTERLINK, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    OrcID ID: 0000-0001-6869-879X
    e-mail:
    lramadan@interlink.edu

    Kumar Dhakal Rebat

    Board Member
    PhD, Kathmandu University School of Education, Kathmandu, Nepal
    OrcID ID: 0000-0003-4009-7268
    Scopus ID: 57194587749
    e-mail:
    rebat@kusoed.edu.np

    Anne-Cathrin Reck

    Board Member
    MA, Academic Sills Tutor, University of Portsmouth, Faculty of CCI, Academic Skills, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    OrciD ID: 0000-0002-9205-8159
    e-mail:
    anne-kathrin.reck@port.ac.uk

    Yanti Sri Rezeki

    Board Member
    Universitas Tanjungpura, English Education Department, Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
    OrcID ID: 0000-0001-9960-6050
    e-mail:
    yantisrirezeki@gmail.com

    Tatjana Samostyan

    Board Member
    Dr., Associate Professor, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Humanities, Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
    e-mail:
    tetyana.samostyan@ovgu.de

    Elena Trosclair

    Board Member
    PhD
    e-mail:

    Victoria Tuzlukova

    Board Member
    Dr, Sultan Qaboos University, Language Centre, Muscat, Oman
    Scopus ID: 36521873500
    OrcID ID: 0000-0003-0876-0728
    e-mail:
    Victoria@squ.edu.om

    Gloria Ulloa

    Board Member
    PhD, Language Center, Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Bogota, Colombia
    e-mail:
    glorin22@gmail.com

    Carolyn Westbrook

    Board Member
    Associate Lecturer, Southampton University, Britain
    OrcID ID: 0000-0002-8586-4128
    Scopus ID: 56596276700
    e-mail:
    carolynwestbrook@yahoo.de

    Kevin Westbrook

    Board Member
    MA Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, Hampshire, England
    Scopus ID: 57189262729
    OrcID ID: 0000-0001-7523-1944
    e-mail:
    kevin.westbrook@solent.ac.uk

    Mayada Tawfik Zaki

    Board Member
    PhD (First class honours), Cairo University/ MATEFL (American University in Cairo)
    e-mail:
    mayadatz@aucegypt.edu

Call for Papers

Journal Guidelines


Previous Issues

Volume 1 | March, 2019

ARTICLES

S. Ter-Minasova. FOREIGN LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING (FLLT) AS THE MOST WIDELY-SPREAD WAY OF SHATTERING BARRIERS TO INTERNATIONAL AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION. A VIEW FROM RUSSIA.

Yu. Polshina, E. Bondareva. INTERGRATION OF LANGUAGE TESTING AND ASSESSMENT TERMS FROM ENGLISH INTO RUSSIAN

J.D. Brown, G. Janssen, J. Trace, L. Kozhevnikova. USING CLOZE PASSAGES TO ESTIMATE READABILITY FOR RUSSIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: PRELIMINARY STUDY

E. Shchaveleva. TO ACCEPT, OR NOT TO ACCEPT: PREREQUISITES TO ENSURE QUALITY TEACHER TRAINING

A. Green. THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE, THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE FOR LANGUAGES AND ENGLISH PROFILE