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

Back to School 2017, Osaka JALT's 7th annual spring mini-conference

27 May 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm Osaka Chapter

Back to School 2017 is Osaka JALT's 7th annual spring mini-conference which aims to share ideas...

The Why and How of Gamification in the Language Learning Classroom

28 May 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Kyoto Chapter

This presentation will consider ways in which ideas from game theory and game...

Annual Picnic and Barbecue

28 May 2017 - 11:30am - 2:00pm Toyohashi Chapter

Everyone is invited to our annual potluck picnic and barbecue, which will be held at the usual...

Being Bilingual in Japan - Speaking from the heart!

28 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Kobe Chapter

Panel Discussion (2:00PM - 4:00PM) and BBQ (4:00PM - 6:00PM)

This event will be a great...

Examining pupils’ images of English, before and after short storytelling sessions, in a Japanese primary school

28 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Niigata Chapter

Humans have been motivated and inspired by stories since the beginning of civilization itself...

Writing for Fluency or Accuracy—A Catch 22? || Negotiated syllabuses: Do you want to?

28 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Sendai Chapter

1] Writing for Fluency or Accuracy—A Catch 22?
Often in an EFL writing class, we face a...

Online English Learning: Resources, Activities and Evidence

28 May 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm Fukuoka Chapter

As English language teachers, our day-to-day profession consists of three main strands: creating...

Taking advantage of a multicultural campus

3 Jun 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Oita Chapter

In 2014, 24 Type B universities were selected as part of the Top Global University Project (TGU...

9th Annual NEAR Conference - Challenges and Opportunities in Education

10 Jun 2017 - 9:30am - 5:30pm Niigata Chapter

This conference provides an excellent opportunity to share ideas with a diverse group of...

Turning speaking tasks into assessment activities

10 Jun 2017 - 10:00am - 11:50am Kyoto Chapter

Presentation Summary
One effective way to assess your students’ speaking skills is to turn...


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