About the Journal

Jurnal Arbitrer is an open access journal published by Masyarakat Linguistik Indonesia (MLI) Universitas Andalas. Jurnal Arbitrer's main goal is to promote multilingualism by presenting research on language policy, minority and less widely taught languages, linguistic rights, language ecology, pluralistic approach to languages, acquisition and development of plurilingual competence, interdiscip
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Jurnal Arbitrer, an unparalleled beacon in the realm of linguistic research with a global purview, is committed to advancing linguistic knowledge while aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in the context of multiculturalism. As a rigorously peer-reviewed journal, we are steadfast in our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity and excellence. Every submission, whether it be research papers, case studies, theoretical reviews, or book reviews, undergoes a meticulous evaluation by leading experts, ensuring that only the most groundbreaking and robust research graces our pages.

In the vast sea of academic publications, Jurnal Arbitrer stands out as the definitive authority, setting the gold standard for scholarship in the complex interplay of linguistic diversity within multicultural societies and global dynamics while contributing to the broader objectives of the SDGs. With an esteemed roster of contributors from the world's top institutions and a diverse, global readership, we are the chosen platform for the brightest minds in linguistics.

From delving into the nuances of multilingual societies, including the expression of multiculturalism, to pioneering the intersections of digital technology and language preservation within diverse cultural contexts, we lead the discourse. We consistently push the boundaries of what's known and challenge conventions, in line with the SDGs and the celebration of multiculturalism. Each article, whether it's a research paper, a case study, a theoretical review, or a book review, is a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence, innovation, and the rigorous publication process that underpins our reputation.

ASJC Code: 3310 - Linguistics and Language

By choosing Jurnal Arbitrer, you align with the pinnacle of linguistic research and contribute to the broader goals of sustainable development, celebrating linguistic and cultural diversity in multicultural societies. Whether a seasoned academic, emerging scholar, or passionate enthusiast, this is where your linguistic journey reaches its zenith while exploring the rich tapestry of multiculturalism. Join us in our mission, and be part of an enduring legacy of excellence that continually shapes the global linguistic narrative and advances the SDGs in the context of multiculturalism.

Journal Name : Jurnal Arbitrer
Editor in Chief : Prof. Dr. Oktavianus, M.Hum
ISSN : 2550-1011 (Online)
    2339-1162 (print)
Frequency of publication : 4 times a year
Publisher : Masyarakat Linguistik Indonesia (MLI) Universitas Andalas
Address : Fakultas Ilmu Budaya, Universitas Andalas, Kampus Limau Manis , Padang, Provinsi Sumatera Barat
Accreditation : Grade 2 (Sinta 2) - Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education


Jurnal Arbitrer is a scholarly journal with the primary goal of promoting multilingualism through the dissemination of research on various aspects of language policy, linguistic rights, and the development of plurilingual competence. The journal is dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding in the field of linguistics with a focus on embracing linguistic diversity and fostering a pluralistic approach to languages. Jurnal Arbitrer aims to contribute to the empowerment of minority and less widely taught languages, facilitate intercultural dialogue, and support language-sensitive teaching practices across disciplines.


Jurnal Arbitrer is a scientific publication that disseminates research on numerous significant subjects with the aim of developing multilingualism and the area of linguistics. Our primary objective is to promote and support linguistic diversity, advocate for the protection of linguistic rights, and facilitate the cultivation of plurilingual competence. The primary focus of this publication is to provide assistance and encouragement to minority and less commonly taught languages. It aims to foster significant intercultural communication and advance teaching practices that are sensitive to language diversity within various academic fields. Our objective is to provide a valuable contribution to a global society that values, safeguards, and effectively employs languages to foster improved comprehension, collaboration, and intercultural interchange. We cordially invite research submissions that explore the areas of language policy, linguistic rights, plurilingualism, language and culture, empowerment of minority languages, intercultural communication, and innovative language pedagogies. 

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Papers which are submitted to Jurnal Arbitrer will be charged Article Processing Charge (APC) if it is ACCEPTED for publication.

Rp. 1.750.000 (Indonesia)

150 USD (Overseas)

Submission fee: 0.00

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Current Issue

Vol. 11 No. 1 (2024)

The latest issue of Jurnal Arbitrer, Volume 11, Number 1 for the year 2024, presents a comprehensive exploration of diverse themes within linguistic research. Spanning the realms of language teaching methodologies, discourse analysis, phonological studies, pragmatic considerations, and cultural linguistics, the articles encapsulate a multifaceted view of language in various contexts. With authors and co-authors originating from Indonesia, Malaysia, Yemen, Morocco, Algeria, France, and the Netherlands (7 countries), this volume reflects a truly global perspective, enriching the discourse with a breadth of cultural insights and scholarly expertise. From comparative studies on language teaching strategies to insightful examinations of discourse in multilingual societies and cross-cultural communication dynamics, each article contributes significantly to the advancement of linguistic scholarship. By delving into the intricacies of language and culture, this issue of Jurnal Arbitrer fosters a deeper understanding of the complex interplay between language, society, and identity in our increasingly interconnected world.

Published: 2024-04-01


The Relationship between EFL Students’ Use of Writing Strategies and Their Writing Achievement

Said Oussou (Moulay Ismail University, Morocco)
Smail Kerouad (Moulay Ismail University, Morocco)
Saida Hdii (Moulay Ismail University, Morocco)

Page 1-12

EFL Teachers’ Attitudes Towards a Glocalized Approach: An International, Mixed-Methods Study

Wagdi Bin-Hady (Hadhramout University, Yemen)
Hanane Sarnou (Abdelhamid Ibn Badis University, Algeria)
Daniel Schug (Université Paris Nanterre, France)

Page 13-28

Assimilation of the Batak Angkola Language in Pintu Padang, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Nadra Nadra (Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Andalas, Indonesia)
Rina Marnita (Universitas Andalas, Indonesia)
Khofifah Aisyah Amini (Universitas Andalas, Indonesia)

Page 29-38

The Exploration of Deli Malay Language Vowels: An Acoustic Phonetic Analysis

Tengku Syarfina Syarfina (Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
T. Thrhaya Zein (Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)
Muhammad Yusuf (Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)

Page 39-48

Javanese Silly Gags on Daily Communication on Social Media: Pragmatic Meanings and Functions Approach

R. Kunjana Rahardi (Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia)
Handoko Handoko (Universitas Andalas, Indonesia)
Wahyudi Rahmat (Universitas PGRI Sumatera Barat, Indonesia)
Yuliana Setyaningsih (Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia)

Page 49-59

Woman Creativepreneurship Based on Minangkabau Culture

Fitria Sari (Universitas Dharmas Indonesia, Indonesia)
Sapriya Sapriya (Indonesian Education University, Indonesia)
Nana Supriatna (Indonesian Education University, Indonesia)
Hari Mulyadi (Indonesian Education University, Indonesia)
Hasanuddin Hasanuddin (Universitas Andalas, Indonesia)

Page 60-71

The Effect of Paper Reading Versus Screen Reading on the Inferential Reading Performance among University ESL Learners

Musharraf Aziz (University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Ahdi Hassan (Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship, Netherlands)
Omar Aljamili (University of Science and Technology, Yemen)

Page 85-95

Corpus-assisted CDA of George Floyd’s Murder Reports on CNN and Aljazeera

Radya Cantika Suhardiman Putri (University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia)
Zaqiatul Mardiah (University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Indonesia)

Page 96-108

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