Guide for Authors
GUIDE FOR AUTHORS
1. The annual academic journal Linguodidactica publishes articles in Belarusian, English, French, German, Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian.
2. Authors can submit original and previously unpublished papers, reviews, replies, and conference reports.
3. Articles can be submitted all year long.
4. Articles should be submitted via the submission system of the Faculty of Philology of the University of Bialystok (link).
5. The printed form of Linguodidactica is its primary (referential) version.
1. Article length may vary, but should not exceed 15 standardized pages. Please set the margins to 2,5cm from all sides.
2. Papers should be submitted electronically in the .doc or .docx file formats.
3. The upper-left corner of the first page should contain author’s details: their academic degree, first name, last name, affiliation (university’s name, department, etc.), business phone number, e-mail address, and ORCID number.
4. Place the title of the article under the author’s details. The preferred font for the title is Times New Roman (16pt), aligned to the center, in bold.
5. Under the title, place short (up to 10 lines) abstracts in Polish and English (please translate the title as well); the abstracts should clearly state the aim, methodology, and the results of the research study.
6. Under each abstract list up to 5 keywords (in Polish and English).
7. The preferred font for the body of the text is Times New Roman (12pt), with a 1.5-line spacing, fully justified, with no manual hyphenation or paragraph breaks.
8. All headings should be aligned to the left and written in Times New Roman (12pt), boldface, with numbering in Arabic numerals.
9. Citations should be placed in footnotes. Every citation should contain: initial of author’s first name, last name, title, place and year of publication; in case of journal articles: initial of author’s first name, last name, title of the article, title of the journal (in double quotation marks), publication year, volume/issue, page numbers (see the examples below).
10. In case of articles in Polish, all references in Russian, Belarusian, and Ukrainian should be cited in their original forms. Please do not transliterate these instances.
11. Reference list should be written in the Latin alphabet and sorted by the authors’ last names. Transliterate the references written originally in Cyrillic according to the PN-ISO 9:2000 standards.
12. Papers which do not abide by these rules will not be accepted for publication.
· F. Last name, Title, the place and date of publication, p. (page number).
· Title, F. Last name (ed.), the place and date of publication, p. (page number).
· F. Last name, Title, “The title of the journal” the date of publication, issue, p. (page number).
· Last name F.., Title, the place and date of publication
· Last name F., Title of the article / chapter, [in:] Title of the book, F. Last name (ed.), the place and date of publication, pages.
· Last name F., Title of the article, “The name of the journal” the date of publication, issue, pages.
· Title, F. Last name (ed.), the place and date of publication.