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 »

JALT Annual Conference

JALT2016: 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
Deadline for proposal submissions: February 15, 2016

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Upcoming Events

Here are the latest upcoming nationwide events hosted by our chapters and SIGs. Click on an event title to see full details. More event listings can be found on our event calendar.

Reports of previous events are available on the Event Reports page.

Assessment for learning: two case studies in Vietnam

29 Nov 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm Toyohashi Chapter

For years, the focus of assessment in Vietnam has been on the results of learning. It often...


4 Dec 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm Tokyo Chapter

Today, oral proficiency in a second language (L2), or L2 oracy, is often treated as equally, or...

Academic Writing: Cultivating Success in the Publishing Process

5 Dec 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Tokyo-to

West Tokyo JALT and the Peer Support Group are pleased to present an afternoon on Academic...

Investigating the world outside: Students and Teachers as Researchers

5 Dec 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Nagasaki Chapter

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

Developing Intercultural Communicative Competence!

5 Dec 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Nagano

Join us for two dynamic presentations by Ivan Brown & Joe Mecha

  • Presentation 1...

New frontiers in teaching writing: Exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of synchronous written corrective feedback

5 Dec 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Oita City

With increasing access to technology in the classroom and the increasing importance of...

Internationalized Tertiary Education, followed by Bonenkai (Fukuoka JALT's annual end-of-year party)

5 Dec 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm Fukuoka City

This presentation covers recent efforts by MEXT to...

Hiroshima JALT 2015 Mini-Conference and Book Fair

6 Dec 2015 - 9:00am - 6:00pm Hiroshima City

Hiroshima JALT 2015 Mini-Conference and Book Fair
Hiroshima JALT invites you to submit a...

Tohoku ELT Expo

6 Dec 2015 - 9:00am - 5:30pm Sendai Chapter

A large number of presentations will be given by speakers from around the nation and from the...

Large Class Freshman English Communication: Our Strategies

6 Dec 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm Nagoya Chapter

Many university teachers have to teach oral English to large classes (over 40 students) of non-...