Language and Speech

Language And Speech is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of linguistics, experimental psychology, audiology and speech-language pathology. The journal's editors are Cynthia Clopper (Ohio State University) and Holger Mitterer (University of Malta). It has been in publication since 1958 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.

Language and Speech
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Edited byCynthia Clopper, Holger Mitterer
Publication details
1.471 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Lang. Speech
ISSN0023-8309 (print)
1756-6053 (web)
OCLC no.610396653


Language and Speech provides an international forum for communication among researchers in the disciplines that contribute to the understanding of speech and language. The journal publishes reports of original and interdisciplinary research. Language and Speech focuses on Corpus-based, experimental, and observational research, regarding spoken or written language within the domain of linguistic, psychological, or computational models.


Dennis Butler Fry (1907–1983), Professor of Experimental Phonetics University College London (Head of Department 1958–1971), was the founding editor of L&S in 1958. The Oct–Dec 1978 issue comprises essays in his honor and includes a list of his publications.


Kingston Press was the original publisher of the journal. Sage Publishers began publishing the journal in 2008.

Abstracting and indexingEdit

Language And Speech is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2016 impact factor is 1.471, ranking it 14/25 in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.[1]


  1. ^ "Journal Titles Ranked by Impact Factor". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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