Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research

General Editor

Michael Thomas (


Daniel Waller (


Welcome to the Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research (JSLTR). This is an open-access journal which provide a platform both for established and early-career researchers. JSLTR is engaged with building a community of practice (both online and offline) and supports debate and scholarship in second language teaching and research. The journal is published twice a year and accepts research papers and forum articles from the fields of English language and modern language teaching. Research papers and forum articles are all subject to peer review before being accepted for inclusion. Contributions for future editions are welcome.

For all correspondence with the journal, please contact:

Daniel Waller (

Vol 8, No 1

Table of Contents


A meta-investigation of the use of the labels ‘longitudinal’ and ‘long-term’ in studies of feedback on writing PDF
Ruegg Rachael, Paul Iida 1-22
Gender Differences in the Effects of Explicit Vocabulary Learning Strategies Training PDF
Kaoru Kobayashi, Andrea Little 23-51

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ISSN 2045-4031. University of Central Lancashire 2010-2013.