Focus and Scope
International Corpus of English Studies (ICES) is a free, international peer reviewed journal that supports discussion of comparative studies of English around the world. It is related to the International Corpus of English (ICE) LINK project and encourages the use of it national components for comparative research, but accepts scholarly contributions that are based on other data as well.
ICES is committed to the study of variation in English in distinctive cultural, sociolinguistic and educational contexts. It includes theoretical and applied studies on language, literature and English teaching, with emphasis on cross-cultural perspectives and comparisons. The journal provides recent research, critical and evaluative papers, and reviews from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Special sections such as 'Comments / Replies' and 'Forum' promote open discussions and debate.
It provides a forum for investigators in English as a native and non-native, first, second and international language, it seeks to promote interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
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Peer Review Process
All manuscripts are reviewed initially by the Editors and only those papers that meet the scientific and editorial standards of the journal, and fit within the aims and scope of the journal, will be sent for outside review. Each manuscript is then normally reviewed by at least two external referees. All manuscripts are reviewed as rapidly as possible, and an editorial decision is generally reached within 4-6 weeks of submission, assuming the reviews are received on time.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.