OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra or Journal of Languages and Literature (P-ISSN: 1907-624X and E-ISSN: 2442-305X) is a peer-reviewed journal published biannually by the Center of Language Development of Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Madura, in collaboration with ELITE Association Indonesia. Accredited "Rank 2 (SINTA 2)" by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia under Decree No. 164/E/KPT/2021.

The journal publishes original research between practical studies and literature reviews on current issues in linguistics, literature, and language teaching. It especially welcomes perspectives from ASEAN and Southeast Asian communities and across the globe. The focus and scopes of the journal include but are not limited to micro linguistics and interdisciplinary studies on languages, literature related to intrinsic and extrinsic elements, language teaching/ learning that offers significant impacts, and pragmatic teaching approaches.

This journal is an open-access journal, which means that all content is freely available without any charge to the user(s) or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles or use them for any other lawful purpose without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

OKARA has become a Crossref Member since 2015. Therefore, all articles published by OKARA will have unique DOI numbers. OKARA has also been accepted by the ACI (ASEAN Citation Index) steering committee for ACI inclusion on November 1, 2018, and passed the re-evaluation process in September 2023.

Current Issue

Vol. 18 No. 1 (2024): OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra

OKARA: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra presents a rich collection of 10 research articles authored and coauthored by esteemed scholars, lecturers, and practitioners from prominent institutions worldwide. This issue showcases contributions from leading Indonesian institutions alongside manuscripts from regional areas; Central Mindanao University and Philippines Normal University South Luzon (Philippines), and from the University of Essex, United Kingdom, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway as the representative from International institutions expanding the journal's scope across borders. Covering diverse topics, including second language impairment, applied linguistics, and discourse analysis, this edition offers valuable insights into language and literature from a global perspective.

Published: 2024-05-21


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