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| Silvina Montrul, Mike Sharwood Smith|Second Language Research Wikipedia
Second Language Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of linguistics, concerned foremost with second language acquisition and second-language performance. Each year, one special issue is published, devoted to some current topic. It was established in 1985 and is published quarterly by Sage Publications. The current editors-in-chief are Silvina Montrul and Mike Sharwood Smith.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2011 impact factor is 1.219, ranking it 41 out of 206 in the category "Education & Educational Research" and 25 out of 162 in the category "Linguistics".