CFP: Ife Studies in English Language (3/30/07; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Rotimi Taiwo
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ISEL is published by the Department of English,
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. The
journal is published twice in a year in May and
December. Although the journal would publish articles
in all areas of English Language studies, it gives
priority to those with a bias towards Africa and other
non-native contexts.

The journal is soliciting articles and book reviews
for publication in the next issue, which will be
published in May, 2007. Every article must contain an
abstract of not more than 250 words together with 8 –
10 key words. The paper should have sub-divisions,
references and notes, where necessary.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. (Mrs) M.E.M. Kolawole

Editors: Dr 'Wale Adegbite (
           Dr 'Rotimi Taiwo (

Editorial Advisers
        Dr R.R.K. Hartmann, The Language Centre, University
of Exeter
        Prof. Braj B. Kachru, Department of Linguistics,
University of Illinois at Urbana
Prof. Ayo Bamgbose, Department of Linguistics and
African Languages, University of Ibadan.
Prof. A.L. Oyeleye, Department of English, University
of Ibadan.
Prof. R.O. Atoye, Department of English Obafemi
Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Prof. Y.K. Yusuf, Department of English, Obafemi
Awolowo University , Ile-Ife.

Submission of Articles
Contributors are requested to please limit their
contributions to 15-20 A4-sized pages (double-spaced
typing. All articles can be forwarded to any of the
Dr. 'Wale Adegbite or Dr. 'Rotimi Taiwo (see the
e-mails above)

Reference Style

Halliday, M.A.K. (1985) Introduction to Functional
Grammar. London: Edward Arnold.
Halliday, M.A.K. and Hasan, R. (1976) Cohesion in
English. London: Longman.

Taiwo, R. (2006) "Reference Choice: a token of
explicitness in written description".
Papers in English Linguistics. Vo. 6, 2006 (107 –104).

Bamgbose, A. (2004) "English and inequality: An
African Perspective" . In Segun Awonusi and E. A.
Babalola (Eds) The Domestication of English in
Nigeria. Lagos: University of Lagos Press.

Reid, D. and Reid, F. Insights into the social and
psychological effects of text messaging
Retrieved from:
October 2, 2004.

Thurlow, C. (2003) "Generation Txt? The
Sociolinguistics of young people's text-messaging". In
Discourse Analysis Online.
Retrieved from: http://extra
September 15, 2005.

Odebunmi, S. A. (2004) Pragmatic features of medical
communication in English in South-western Nigeria.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Taiwo, O. O. (2004) Collocational Errors in the
written English of senior secondary school pupils in
six Yoruba-speaking states in Nigeria. Unpublished
doctoral dissertation, Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

The Deadline for submission is 30th March, 2007.
Articles can also be submitted by post in duplicate.
Book reviews are to contain a maximum of 2000 words.

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