MJoAL is a peer-reviewed journal and it focuses on areas of Applied Linguistics, English Language Studies, European Language Studies and Asian Language Studies. Since Applied Linguistics is an interdisciplinary and problem solving discipline, the scope of the journal covers :
i. Language use in contexts ii. Language-related problems iii. Language acquisition iv. Multilingualism v. Issues in phonetics, phonology, pragmatics, discourse, language planning, language assessment and others.
It is a double-blind peer reviewed, international academic journal published annually (December) by Universiti Utara Malaysia.