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

Bringing The World To Your English Classroom Easily Via Online Exchange

25 Feb 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Fukuoka Chapter

Virtual Exchange (VE) has many benefits for foreign language teachers and their students but it...

Meikai University Lecturer Showcase

26 Feb 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Saitama Chapter

We are fortunate to have a number of lecturers from Meikai University joining us to present on a...

Ways of knowing: Developing epistemic responsibility in the classroom

26 Feb 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Sendai Chapter

Given that 2016 was the year of ‘post-truth’ and fake news, the need has never been greater to...


26 Feb 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm Nara Chapter

The annual Nara JALT MyShare event is an opportunity for language teachers from the Nara area...

Tokyo JALT and Young Learners SIG Present: a K-12 workshop featuring presentations by teachers about teaching

5 Mar 2017 - 10:15am Tokyo Chapter

For teachers of babies to teachers of High Schoolers in the Kanto area: an event for YOU!

5 Mar 2017 - 10:15am Teaching Younger Learners SIG

For teachers of babies to teachers of High Schoolers in the Kanto area: an event for YOU!


EFL Conversation Tests

11 Mar 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Kitakyushu Chapter

Many English Teachers will encounter a conversation or speaking evaluation test at some stage in...

Group Dynamics in the Language Classroom (with Lots of Songs) 「言語学習における集団力学について~ 歌を効果的に利用しながら~」

12 Mar 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Tottori Chapter

Tottori JALT's next event will be on March 12 (Sunday) from 2pm to 4pm at Tottori University....

Applications and Task Development for Smartphone VR in the EL Classroom: an Overview

18 Mar 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Gifu Chapter

The use of virtual reality in the language classroom is an area that has gone largely unexplored...

Let me tell you about my research: An evaluation & feedback plan deconstruction

19 Mar 2017 - 2:15pm - 4:20pm Matsuyama Chapter

Evaluating speaking skills while providing useful and easy to understand feedback is always a...


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