For authors

Papers should be submitted as an email attachment to

The name of the author, title, affiliation and full contact details should be submitted as a separate file.

Manuscript format:

All contributions should be in English. Submitted papers must be original (i.e., not published or submitted for publication elsewhere). The text should be preceded by an abstract summarizing the main points of the paper (100-150 words), and 5-8 keywords. The manuscript should not exceed 8,000 words. The preferred font is Times New Roman (12pt).  The text should be double-spaced and divided into sections with appropriate headings.

All tables should be titled and numbered consecutively. Examples should be given in italics and numbered consecutively. Examples in languages other than English should be followed by the English translation in single quotation marks.

References should be cited in the text and take the form (Wierzbicka 2003: 20). The reference section should only include the works referred to in the text. It should have the following format:


Langacker, Ronald W. 1991. Concept, Image, and Symbol. The Cognitive Basis of Grammar. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Blank, Andreas and Peter Koch (eds.) 1999.  Historical Semantics and Cognition. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Book chapters:

Horn, Laurence R. 2004. Implicature. In: Laurence R. Horn & Gregory L. Ward (eds.), The Handbook of Pragmatics, 3-28. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Articles in journals:

Bach, Kent. 1994.Conversational impliciture. Mind and Language 9. 124-162.

Internet sources:

Tabakowska, Elżbieta. 2001. Kognitywizm: Obrazki z polskiej sceny. Glossos 1, 1-14. (2 November 2005).

Web pages:

Web 1 – Keyword method. (20 May 2009).

Web 2 – Link and story methods. (15 April 2009).