The Japan Association For Language Teaching : 全国語学教育学会
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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.
使命(ミッション・ステートメント)全国語学教育学会は言語教育関係者が交流・共有・協働する機会を提供し、言語学習、教育、及び調査研究の発展に寄与します。

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: http://jalt-publications.org

Joining or renewing membership

You can easily join JALT or renew your JALT membership online.
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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 JALT2015 Conference. You can register online here: http://jalt.org/conference/conference-registration

JALT Annual Conference

JALT2015

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.

Put Your Pencils Down and Stand Up! Kinesthetic Learning – Finding a Balance

8 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Nagasaki Chapter

The speaker will provide evidence of how a kinesthetic learner can be successful within the...

MELODIC METHODOLOGIES: a movement to motivate young learners

23 Aug 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Nara Chapter

Beat the heat and feel the beat!
Anyone involved in teaching Young Learners should make...

WHAT IT MEANS TO KNOW A WORD: IMPLICATIONS FOR PEDAGOGY

30 Aug 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Tokyo Chapter

This presentation explores what it means to know a word by examining how English words are...

Vocabulary Learning and Testing Colloquium, 2015

13 Sep 2015 - 9:15am - 5:10pm Osaka

An all day event on vocabulary learning and testing. The format is presentations followed by a...

(SUNDAY): Bilingualism SIG event @ YoJALT

20 Sep 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm Yokohama Chapter

What You Need to Know about Raising Children to Be Bilingual – Mary Nobuoka

Abstract:Many...

What Makes an Error? Common English Mistakes and How to Help Students Correct Them / My problem with culture

20 Sep 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm Hamamatsu Chapter

TWO PRESENTATIONS FOR THE PRICE of 1 (2 for 1!)

Marie Kjeldgaard

An observant...

FAB 8: NeuroELT International Conference

25 Sep 2015 - 2:00pm - 27 Sep 2015 - 5:00pm Mind, Brain, and Education SIG

The BRAIN SIG and Kansai chapters, (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe & Nara) are working with the FAB...

CUE SIG 2015 Conference Diversity: Communication and Education

26 Sep 2015 - 9:00am - 27 Sep 2015 - 6:00pm Nagoya City

CUE Conference 2015 Call for Papers
Take advantage of the opportunity to present your work...

Obstacles to Professional Development in Japanese Schools and Universities

26 Sep 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka City

With professional development (Faculty Development) finally reaching tertiary institutions and...

Professional Knowledge in Language Teaching

26 Sep 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm East Shikoku Chapter

What makes teachers professionals? One way to approach this question is to look at Shulman’s (...