The PSLLT Proceedings are a publication of the Pronunciation  in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, an annual North American conference devoted to the teaching and learning of pronunciation in all second languages and teaching/learning contexts. The conference was started at Iowa State University in 2009 and has since been held in a variety of locations in the United States and Canada.

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A journal.

Focus and Scope

All presentations at the annual PSLLT conference are eligible for inclusion in the Proceedings, but to be included must be written up according to the guidelines.

1. Maximum length: 4,000 words, including references, figures, and tables

2. All submissions should adhere the the Guidelines of the American Psychological Association 6th edition (for information, see

3.  Empirical papers should typically follow the IMRaD (Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion) format.

4.  All citations must have corresponding references and vice versa.

5.  Teaching Tips proceedings papers do not have an established format but should be logically sequenced so readers can understand the steps and goals of the teaching tips.

Submission Checklist

1.  Are all authors' names and affiliations included after the title?

2.  Is an abstract of no more than 150 words included?

3.  Do all references have a citation? Do all citations have a corresponding reference?

4.  Does the paper include a short biographical statement of no more than 100 words about each author?

5.  Has the paper been carefully proofread?

6.  is the paper less than 4,000 words (including all references, tables and figures)?

Copyright Notice

Author(s) who publish in the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Proceedings retain copyright in their work, and give the Iowa State University Digital Press non-exclusive permission to reproduce, distribute, prepare derivatives of, and display the work in order to manage, publish, and preserve the Proceedings. Papers in the Proceedings are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License, which allows others to copy, share, and adapt the paper for non-commercial purposes, so long as the original work and its publication in these proceedings is properly cited. 

Peer Review

This journal operates a single anonymous blind peer review policy.


Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Proceedings allows the following licences for submission:

  • None
  • CC BY-NC 4.0
    Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Publication Fees

There are no fees to publish in the proceedings.

Publication Cycle

The proceedings publishes papers following the annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching conference.


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