From the Editors

This issue finishes our twentieth volume of TESL-EJ. As the years have gone by, we have become more broadly international and relevant in a world where English serves as a lingua franca for so many.

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Maggie Sokolik, USA, Editor

Thomas Robb, Japan, Co-Editor

Seyed Abdollah Shahrokni, USA/Iran, Managing Editor

Lilly Yazdanpanah, Australia, Submissions Editor

Okim Kang, USA, Book Review Editor
Ilka Kostka, USA, Book Review Editor

József Horváth, Hungary, Social Media Editor

Aaron Campbell, Japan, Technical Editor