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

Study Abroad Conference: Preparation

16 Sep 2017 - 12:00am - 5:00pm Study Abroad SIG

The members of the Study Abroad SIG would like to invite you to come and share your knowledge...

CUE ESP Symposium 2017

16 Sep 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm College and University Educators SIG

This is the fourth ESP Symposium offered by the JALT CUE SIG, this year in collaboration with...

"Constructive Communication Across Gender and Cultures" Mini-Conference

29 Sep 2017 - 6:00pm - 30 Sep 2017 - 5:00pm Shizuoka Chapter

“Educating for Social Good” Mini-conference and Retreat Series

As part of the JALT...

JALT Hokkaido Annual Conference - Words for Learning

1 Oct 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm Hokkaido Chapter

Call for papers

Teachers are always looking for better ways to teach the most useful...

Young Learners

22 Oct 2017 - 1:15pm - 4:45pm Yokohama Chapter

Time: TBC
Location: TBC

Lesley Ito: Experience the Power of CLIL Lessons for Young...


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