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70th Years of ELT Journal

2016 marked seventy years since the publication of the first issue of what is now known as ELT Journal - read ELT Journal editor Graham Hall's editorial marking this occasion:

ELT Journal (2016) 70 (1)

To mark this occasion Oxford Journals are pleased to be able to offer free access to two landmark issues from the journal's history:

English Language Teaching: Volume 1 Issue 1
Edited by A.S. Hornby

ELT Journal: Volume 36 Issue 1
Edited by Richard Rossner

As well as these free issues, you can read more about ELT Journal's origins and history by following the links below: 

A very brief history of ELT Journal [OUP ELT Global Blog]
by Richard Smith (Key Concepts Editor)

The origins of ELT Journal [PDF]
by Richard Smith (Key Concepts Editor)

Listen to an interview with the journal's founding editor A.S. Hornby
Interview: Hornby on Hornby [MP3 download, 39MB]

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