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

: 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

Tsugaru Innovation in Language Education Symposium(TILES)

30 Oct 2016 - 1:00am - 5:00pm Iwate Chapter

We would like to invite all language teachers to join the first Annual Hirosaki JALT Conference...

JALT2016 Pre-Conference My Share + Annual General Meeting

12 Nov 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm Shinshu Chapter

At our November event, members presenting at JALT2016 Annual International Conference will share...

JALT International Conference "Sneak Preview"

13 Nov 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Hiroshima Chapter

To whet your appetite for the JALT International Conference in Nagoya Nov. 25-28, FOUR...

Positive Psychology in Language Teaching

20 Nov 2016 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Sendai Chapter

What does Positive Psychology - "the scientific study of how human beings prosper and thrive" -...

We need more TTT – Time talking about teachers

23 Nov 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm Toyohashi Chapter

In this workshop, we will consider how centrally important the teacher is for what happens...

42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition

25 Nov 2016 - 9:35am - 28 Nov 2016 - 9:35am National

The JALT Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational...

JALT2016 Four Corners Tour: Skilling Up for Academic Success Special

29 Nov 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Gifu Chapter

Scaffolding the Writing Process
Do your students (or you!) regard “process writing” as a...

JALT Four Corners Tour

30 Nov 2016 - 5:50pm - 8:00pm West Tokyo Chapter

JALT West Tokyo, Macmillan Education, BTB Press, and Toyo Gakuen University
are pleased to...

Regular Presentation

3 Dec 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Oita Chapter

This JALT Oita event will be a regular Chapter event. The speaker and content details of the...

Academic Writing Special: Scaffolding the Writing Process

3 Dec 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Do your students (or you!) regard "process writing" as a remedial technique designed for...


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