Abstract Style Guide

The abstract style guide follows the submission requireqments of The International Journal of Chinese Language Teaching.

  • Title

--Ideally no more than 15 words

--Capitalize the first alphabet in each concrete word

  • Body

--No more than 400 words excluding references

--written as a single paragraph without indentation of the first line

--Contain an informative summary of the main points, including, where relevant, the purpose, methodology (including specific names of scales/tests and types of questionnaires), type of data, special characteristics of subjects used, and conclusions

  • Keywords

--Three to five keywords describing the content, each separated by a comma

--Only the first alphabet in the first key word should be capitalized

  • References

  • Journal entry format

Surname, I. (Year). Title of the article. Title of Journal, volume number (issue number), page-page. DOI

  • Book entry format

Surname, I. (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Publisher.

Surname, I. (Year). Title of book. Publisher. https://doi.org/xxxxx

  • Book chapter entry format

Surname, I. (Year). Title of chapter. In I. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx-xx). Publisher.

  • Edited book entry format

Surname, I. (Ed.). (Year). Title of book. Publisher.

  • Font and Font Style

Title: Times New Roman font, 14 point.

Body: Times New Roman font, 12 point

Use italics for emphasis, not bold or underlining.

For more submission support, please refer to the Style Guide or email unileeds@isoctal.com.  

When you submit your abstract, please ensure:

  •  your abstract should be submitted to unileeds@isoctal.com with the subject title "Abstract";

  •  in your covering letter, such information as your title, your full name and your affiliation should be specified;

  •  your attached submission is anonymised. 

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