The Japan Association For Language Teaching : 全国語学教育学会

NPO The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)

Our mission: JALT promotes excellence in language learning, teaching, and research by providing opportunities for those involved in language education to meet, share, and collaborate.

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Joining or renewing membership

You can easily join JALT or renew your JALT membership online.


JALT membership offers numerous benefits including: Member-rate admission to JALT conferences such as the annual JALT international conference; free or member-rate admission to JALT Chapter and SIG meetings and events; access to the latest JALT Publications, and more »

JALT Publications

As a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning in Japan, JALT has a rich tradition of publishing relevant material in its many publications.

JALT Publications

The JALT Publications site is home to JALT's two main publications; The Language Teacher (TLT) and JALT Journal, as well as the annual Conference Proceedings:

JALT Annual Conference

: 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition
Transformation in Language Education
Aichi Industry & Labor Center – WINC Aichi
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
November 25th - 28th, 2016
Registration Open Now

Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of EFL Team Teaching in Japan

27 Aug 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Part 1: Focusing on teachers: Eliminating the false dichotomy between native and non-...

27th Annual Summer Workshop in Ikaho

3 Sep 2016 - 12:40pm - 4 Sep 2016 - 12:30pm Gunma Chapter

Lecture 1: What Should Every Teacher Know about Extensive Reading?
Experts state that...

Focus on Vocabulary: Innovations in corpus-based research

9 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm Tokyo Chapter

Join Tokyo JALT for an evening of 3 speakers (Professor Tess Fitzpatrick, Mr. Steve Morris, Dr....

Creating Supplementary Materials for Reading Classes

10 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Reading is a complex process that integrates numerous sub-skills, ranging from lower-order...

Creative Teaching for 21st Century Learners

10 Sep 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

In this workshop, teachers will learn teaching techniques to help their learners become strong...


11 Sep 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Shizuoka Chapter

Michael will come to Shizuoka from Nagoya to present on his research in writing classes. More...

Doing Action Research: A project on teacher talk & interactional strategies, plus a brainstorming workshop for practitioners

11 Sep 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Hiroshima Chapter

Some children learning English in Japan are very reticent; they are quiet and not used to...

Vocabulary Symposium 2016 at Vocab@Tokyo

12 Sep 2016 - 9:00am - 14 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm Vocabulary SIG

The ​Vocabulary Symposium​ ​will be​ ​held at​ ​the ​Vocab@Tokyo​ ​conference this year.

Study Abroad Conference

17 Sep 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm Study Abroad SIG

This is a one-day conference for those interested in study abroad. The main purpose for the...

Global Issues in Language Education

17 Sep 2016 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm Yokohama Chapter

The Global Issues in Language Education will be sharing presentations by some of their local...


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