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.

The JALT Publications site is home to JALT's primary publications; The Language Teacher (TLT) and JALT Journal, as well as the annual JALT Postconference Publication:

JALT Annual Conference


JALT2017: 43rd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition

Tsukuba International Congress Center (Epochal Tsukuba), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
November 17th - 20th, 2017

Okayama JALT January Meeting

21 Jan 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Okayama Chapter

Making English classes more active and communicative
by Steve Hampshire

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Local Knowledge

22 Jan 2017 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm Nagoya Chapter

The theme of this month’s meeting is “Local Knowledge”. Four speakers will be featured...

Exploring Motivation with Students

22 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm Gunma Chapter

Whatever our teaching context, as practitioners we often consider it our own task to “motivate”...

Double session: Two views of Reflective Practice

22 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Osaka Chapter

Social event: We will have a meal after the session at a nearby restaurant. Reservations for...

“English Language Education in Iran: Past, Present, and Future”

22 Jan 2017 - 2:15pm - 4:20pm Matsuyama Chapter

In this talk, the presenters will give a short introduction to Iran, its language and culture....

East Shikoku Shinnenkai Party

27 Jan 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm East Shikoku Chapter

All members are welcome to attend this chapter social event. The event will be held at Angler in...

Getting students researching

28 Jan 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Niigata Chapter

Project work can be a powerful means of empowering students to take their learning beyond the...

Self-determined Language Teaching: What It Means and How To Do It

28 Jan 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Self-determination theory describes human motivation in terms of how individuals control their...

Challenging issues in bilingualism and biculturalism in the Japanese context

29 Jan 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Kyoto Chapter

Alexandra Shaitan: Being mixed-race in Japan: Lived experiences and narratives of mixed-race...

Establishing what Japan English pronunciation is and its implications / English in Pakistan - its roles and Pakistani English as a variety

29 Jan 2017 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm Toyohashi Chapter

The current trend in pronunciation seems to be shifting from pursuit of native-like...


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