Journal of Second Language Teaching & Research

General Editor

Michael Thomas (


Christian Jones (

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 (

Christian Jones (

Vol 6, No 2

Special Issue: Papers from the 4th International Conference on Modern Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Literature, held at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK on 1st June 2017.

Table of Contents


Preface to the special edition PDF
Marco Condorelli, Michael Thomas 1-4
The Constraints that Influence the Application of Feature Films in EFL Classrooms in Algeria PDF
Abdeldjalil Bouzenoun 5-26
The Pragmatic Functions of the Expression ‘Insha’a Allah’ in the Speech Acts of Non-native, Non-Muslim Arabic Speakers PDF
Asma M. AL-Hawi 27-54
An Error Analysis of the Use of Lexical Collocations in the Academic Writing of Libyan EFL University Students PDF
Aisha Ali Dukali 55-91
How Accessible Are Unsimplified Novels for Advanced Learners of English? PDF
August Aldred 92-115
Omani EFL Undergraduate Students’ Knowledge of and Attitudes towards Essay Writing PDF
Jamila Al Siyabi 116-145
Non-native Students’ Dismay in the Spoken Context in the United Kingdom PDF
Mahmudul Haque Shah 146-168

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