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

Peer-, Near-Peer-, and Community-Mentoring Hanami party at Osaka Castle Park

8 Apr 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm Osaka Chapter

The hanami season is the perfect time to get together under the cherry blossoms to catch up with...

Fresh Ideas for Spring: Goal Setting, Learner Strategies, and Best Practices for EFL

8 Apr 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm Yamagata Chapter

Abstract- In this special talk, the speakers will discuss effective ideas, materials, and...

Developing a Sustainable Extensive Reading Programme

8 Apr 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

Extensive Reading (ER) is regarded by many as an effective way to help language learners improve...

English for Secondary School Students

9 Apr 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Nara Chapter

This event features multiple speakers covering a range of topics focused on English for junior...

Internationalizing higher education: A synopsis of English-medium instruction (EMI) and Content and language-integrated learning (CLIL) in Europe

11 Apr 2017 - 4:20pm - 4:50pm Okinawa Chapter

Dr. Suzanne Gundermann from the Language Teaching Center in Germany will start by introducing...

Teaching content through English: How to manage students’ linguistic challenges and foster their learning

12 Apr 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm Okinawa Chapter

This workshop aims to raise awareness of the challenges of studying and teaching in a non-native...

What you’ve always wanted to know about studying in an international environment: Insights from a German university

13 Apr 2017 - 4:20pm - 5:50pm Okinawa Chapter

This workshop aims to reduce the fear involved in studying abroad, especially in Europe. It also...

Meet the Real Iran

15 Apr 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Kobe Chapter

A Short Introduction to Iranian History, Culture, and Education
This talk will take you on...

Okayama JALT April Meeting: Advanced Degrees and Continuing Education--Panel Discussion on Local and Distance Programs

15 Apr 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Okayama Chapter

Panelists: Jason Lowes, Susan Meiki, Paul Moritoshi, David Townsend, Claire Uchida

Developing Entrepreneurial Mindsets through Narrative

15 Apr 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Gifu Chapter

This presentation will demonstrate how to introduce an entrepreneurship in EMI classes for...


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