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

The 9th Annual Extensive Reading Seminar

1 Oct 2016 - 9:00am - 2 Oct 2016 - 5:00pm Extensive Reading SIG

The Extensive Reading Seminar for 2016 is being planned for October 1 and 2 in Nagoya. More...

7th Oita Language Teaching Symposium

1 Oct 2016 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm Oita Chapter

JALT Oita will again hold its 7th Language Teaching Symposium just prior to the International...

JALT Hokkaido Conference : 'Plan, Implement, and Evaluate - Teaching and Assessing Learning'

2 Oct 2016 - 9:30am - 4:30pm Hokkaido Chapter

JALT Hokkaido Conference 'Plan, Implement, and Evaluate - Teaching and Assessing Learning'...

Vocabulary Learning Strategies: Applying What We Know From Research to Our Practice

2 Oct 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm Nara Chapter

In this talk, Atsushi Mizumoto, Ph.D. of Kanasi University will present an overview of research...

Ways to Enhance Students’ Meaning-Focused Learning

2 Oct 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Tottori Chapter

Presentation Abstract: Meaning-focused learning is essential for the students’ fluency...

Issues in secondary school English: A morning at Kyoto JALT

8 Oct 2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Kyoto Chapter

This event brings together two diverse speakers to talk about separate yet crucial issues for...

Teaching English in Japan: Understanding Identity Development Through Teachers’ Stories

8 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Hamamatsu Chapter

This presentation for Hamamatsu JALT will be divided into two parts. First, I will describe the...

NeuroELT: Practical and highly-effective teaching ideas that you can use right away!

8 Oct 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

Learning about the brain may be interesting, but how can that be translated into better...

Using Facebook to Enhance Motivation and Two Videos that could Change the Way You Teach and Live: Back to Boot C.A.M.P.

9 Oct 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm Gunma Chapter

Chris will show the ongoing results of his research project utilizing a “Secret” Facebook group...


9 Oct 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Shizuoka Chapter

Diane Hawley Nagatomo has been living and teaching in Japan for more than 30 years. She is an...


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