This page features free electronic sources of research into second language teaching. Checked June 2022.
Teresa MacKinnon's list of language learning and teaching journals
Informed Language Teacher is my own links site to freely available research articles and videos.
Reading in a Foreign Language features research articles and discussions on the topics of literacy and reading.
Modern Languages Open is "a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages to a global audience." From Liverpool University Press.
SSLLT. This is a four issue a year open access journal.
OASIS - accessible summaries of research papers.
Dimension - the peer-reviewed journal of SCOLT (Southern Conference on Language Teaching (USA) NEW 15.6.22
The CSCTFL Report, an annual scholarly volume of peer-reviewed papers(USA) NEW 15.6.22
Second Language Research and Practice (USA). Focused on post-secondary language education. NEW 15.6.22
IJLFT - International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching< This appears at least twice a year and tends to feature articles supportive of Stephen Krashen's comprehension hypothesis. A free sign-in is required. You can also choose to receive a newsletter. No papers after 2017.
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning. The Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning (COERLL) is one of 16 National Foreign Language Resource Centers (LRC's) funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The overall mission of these federally-funded centers is to improve the teaching and learning of foreign languages by producing resources (materials and best practices) that can be profitably employed in a variety of settings.
This is "an Open Access online journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, short articles and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of applied linguistics".
e-FLT - the Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching is from the Centre for Language Studies, National University of Singapore. It has archives dating back to 2004.
Ampersand is an open access applied linguistics journal.
Journal of Language Teaching and Research<
The NECTFL - North East Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages<. They say: "The articles deal with pedagogical strategies, materials and curriculum development, language teaching technology, the teaching of literature, assessment, community awareness projects and international studies. Manuscripts from teachers and teacher educators at all levels, pre-K through university are encouraged."
Language Learning and Technology. "Sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) at the University of Hawai’i and the Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR) at Michigan State University."
Journal of Linguistics and Language Teaching This is "an international academic journal which provides a platform for scientific research and academic discourse". It is edited by Thomas Tinnefeld.