The International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics (IJLEAL) is committed to ensuring the highest standard of publication ethics where the publication malpractice is strictly prohibited by all possible measures. Our responsibility is to publish original work for dissemination to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve our goal. IJLEAL endorses and behaves in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics. IJLEAL is committed to follow best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions, and to provide legal review if necessary.