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

Creating a Mindset for Active Learning

30 Apr 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Sendai Chapter

In recent years, the concept of Active Learning has been at the center of many discussions...

8th Shikoku JALT Conference

13 May 2017 - 12:30pm - 6:00pm East Shikoku Chapter

Our annual Shikoku JALT Conference will feature a keynote address by Prof. Terry Laskowski, an...

Learning Outside Schools

13 May 2017 - 1:00pm - 14 May 2017 - 5:00pm Yokohama Chapter

Learning Outside Schools

Date: Ideally Saturday May 13 (if no venue available, will move...

Professional development: Qualitative research, data analysis methodology, and introduction to QSR Nvivo

13 May 2017 - 2:30pm - 6:30pm Nagoya Chapter

***Car parking is available in the new west carpark, close to R building.***


Helpful Hints on How to Get Published in the EFL Market in Japan

13 May 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

This presentation will outline the current publishing market in Japan for EFL/ESL textbooks by...

Writing for Fluency or Accuracy—A Catch 22? / Instruction-giving: Effective Procedural Instructions

13 May 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Gifu Chapter

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

Who Owns English? Exploring Linguistic Ideologies in High School Textbooks

21 May 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Hiroshima Chapter

While sentence-level ideologies may be readily engaged in the classroom, those manifesting...

Dr. Charles Browne: High Frequency Vocabulary Lists & the Free Online Tools to Exploit Them

26 May 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Tokyo Chapter

Tokyo JALT & the Vocabulary SIG Present: Dr. Charles Browne
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26 May 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Vocabulary SIG

Tokyo JALT & the Vocabulary SIG Present: Dr. Charles Browne
Join us for an event that...

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...


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