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

Critical Thinking and Debate Skills Conference

31 Jul 2016 - 9:00am - 5:30pm Critical Thinking SIG

The JALT Critical Thinking and Speech, Drama, and Debate SIGs will will co-host a day of...

31 Jul 2016 - 9:00am - 5:30pm Speech, Drama, & Debate SIG

The JALT Critical Thinking and Speech, Drama, and Debate SIGs will will co-host a day of...

Debate & Critical Thinking Conference

31 Jul 2016 - 9:30am - 8:30pm Speech, Drama, & Debate SIG

The two topics of the conference are debate and critical thinking. There will be presentations,...

(1) Why Teaching Listening is Vital (2) Flipping the Class Through Literature Circles

31 Jul 2016 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saitama Chapter

Mr. Graham-Marr will be speaking on two topics at this event, which is being co-produced with...

Annual Summer Social Outreach

6 Aug 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm Oita Chapter

JALT Oita would like to invite both members and interested family/friends/coworkers to shake off...

Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of EFL Team Teaching in Japan

27 Aug 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Part 1: Focusing on teachers: Eliminating the false dichotomy between native and non-...

27th Annual Summer Workshop in Ikaho

3 Sep 2016 - 12:40pm - 4 Sep 2016 - 12:30pm Gunma Chapter

Lecture 1: What Should Every Teacher Know about Extensive Reading?
Experts state that...

Creating Supplementary Materials for Reading Classes

10 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Reading is a complex process that integrates numerous sub-skills, ranging from lower-order...

Creative Teaching for 21st Century Learners

10 Sep 2016 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

In this workshop, teachers will learn teaching techniques to help their learners become strong...


11 Sep 2016 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Shizuoka Chapter

Michael will come to Shizuoka from Nagoya to present on his research in writing classes. More...


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