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

Emotion in Second Language Self-Report Research

24 Jan 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Tokyo Chapter

Tokyo JALT Presents
Dr. Gabriele Kasper: Emotion in Second Language Self-Report Research...

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 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm 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...

Error correction presentation and workshop

29 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm East Shikoku Chapter

In this event, some background theory on error correction will be provided in the form of a...

Monthly meeting - PUSH Your Lessons Beyond the Classroom

29 Jan 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Sendai Chapter

This seminar will show participants how to take their lessons from the classroom to the virtual...

Tokyo JALT 2016 Member Presentations

3 Feb 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm Tokyo Chapter

Tokyo JALT presents our 2016 Member Presentations for your education and enjoyment.


SUTLF 2017: Active Learning in a Globalized World

4 Feb 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm Nankyu Chapter

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) continues to...


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