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.

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:

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 »

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JALT2015 Registration

Registration is now open for the JLT2015 Conference. You can register online here:

JALT Annual Conference


JALT2015: Focus on the Learner
Shizuoka Convention & Arts Center "GRANSHIP"
Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
November 20th - 23rd, 2015
Call for Proposals closes 15 February

Upcoming Events

Here are the latest upcoming nationwide events hosted by our chapters and SIGs. Click on an event title to see full details. More event listings can be found on our event calendar.

Qualitative research: Methods, applications, questions

4 Jul 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Kyoto Chapter

This event will feature a variety of workshops on different aspects of the theory and practice...

A Mid-summer Day's Micro-conference

4 Jul 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm Osaka

This event is co-sponsored by JALT's GALE SIG. Doors open at 1:00 with presentations starting at...

Technology and Language Learning

5 Jul 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Nishihara


Okinawa JALT 2015 Elections

5 Jul 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm Nishihara



10 Jul 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm Tokyo Chapter

This presentation and workshop will describe oral interpretation as a simple, viable alternative...

July PIGATE meeting (co-sponsored with NanKyu JALT)

11 Jul 2015 - 1:30pm Nankyu Chapter

This meeting will feature the ins and outs of linking up Google drive with iPads for student...

Speaking and Writing Activities for the TOEFL iBT

11 Jul 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm East Shikoku Chapter

The structure of the TOEFL iBT will be introduced in the first 20 minutes of the seminar....

Okayama JALT July Meeting, JASAL Meeting and Annual Beer Garden Party

11 Jul 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Okayama City

On the afternoon of Saturday, July 11, 2015, the Language Education Center (LEC) at Okayama...

Done in 60 Seconds: Bottom-up listening tasks for beginners

11 Jul 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm Fukuoka City

This meeting will be followed by a beer garden social event (rain or shine!).


Setting up an extensive reading course; Inspire or perspire? Getting students speaking

11 Jul 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm Hamamatsu

Presentation 1. Setting up an extensive reading course: the beginning, the middle, and the end....