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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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 local chapters. Click on an event title to see full details. More event listings can be found on our event calendar.

Oita JALT Pechakucha

4 Apr 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm Oita Chapter

Join Oita JALT for the first Oita JALT Pechakucka. A Pechakucha is a...

Gender differences and literacy

11 Apr 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

In this presentation the speaker will discuss literacy differences...

Memory and learning in language teaching

12 Apr 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm Kyoto

Part 1: The Secret Mission of Memory and How it Helps Us make Meaning...

April PIGATE meeting (co-sponsored with NanKyu JALT)

12 Apr 2015 - 1:30pm - 5:00pm Kumamoto

The monthly PIGATE meeting will feature two speakers

Poster Sessions: Meet YOUR Nagasaki JALT Executive

12 Apr 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Nagasaki

To kick of the 2015 school year, please come and join our April meeting...

Workshop on Extensive Reading

12 Apr 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Tottori

This workshop will first discuss the need for Extensive Reading (ER) in...

My Share and Book Swap

12 Apr 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Shizuoka Chapter

The Shizuoka JALT Chapter will have a My Share and book swap event....

Can-do Statements & Assessment in a Japanese Context

18 Apr 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Matsumoto City

Can-do Statements & Assessment in a Japanese Context.