Japan Association for Language Teaching
全国語学教育学会 秋田支部

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Akita JALT Monthly Meetings in the past
monthly meetings in 2017
pictures of the meetings in 2017

monthly meetings in 2016
pictures of the meetings in 2016
monthly meetings in 2015

pictures of the meetings in 2015
monthly meetings in 2014
pictures of the meetings in 2014

monthly meetings in 2013
pictures of the meetings in 2013

monthly meetings in 2012
pictures of the meetings in 2012
monthly meetings in 2011

pictures of the meetings in 2011

monthly meetings in 2010

pictures of the meetings in 2010

monthly meetings in 2009
pictures of the meetings in 2009

monthly meetings in 2008
pictures of the meetings in 2008
monthly meetings in 2007
pictures of the meetings in 2007

monthly meetings in 2006
pictures of the meetings in 2006

monthly meetings in 2005
pictures of the meetings in 2005
monthly meetings in 2004
pictures of the meetings in 2004

monthly meetings in 2003
pictures of the meetings in 2003
monthly meetings in 2002
pictures of the meetings in 2002
Summer Seminar 2002 at MSU-A
organized by Akita JALT

for more information

monthly meetings in 2001
pictures of the meetings in 2001
past meetings in 1998-2000
pictures of the meetings in 1998-2000

Akita JALT Officers 2016

What is JALT

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1. Leading authorities in language teaching regularly visit us: H. Douglas Brown, David Nunan, Jack Richards, J.D. Brown, Mario Rinvolucri, Kensaku Yoshida, Alan Maley, Ritsuko Nakamura --- (If you don't know who they are, come to JALT to find out.)

2. Insights on the job market, introductions --- JALT plugs you into a network of over 3000 language teaching professionals across Japan.

3. Twenty special interest groups and their newsletters: Bilingualism. Global Issues, College and University educators, CALL, JSL, Teaching Children, Materials Writers, Teacher Education, Testing, Gender Awareness, Pragmatics, Other Language Educators, Junior and Senior High School, Learner Development, Pragmatics and more.

4. JALT is a place to call your professional home. And with 40 Chapters across Japan, JALT is not far from your other home.

5. Monthly Chapter programs and regular regional conferences provide both valuable workshops and the chance to share ideas and hone your presentation skills.

6. Professional organizations look great on a resume. Volunteer for a Chapter position, work on a conference, or edit for the publications. You gain organizational and management skills in the process.

7. JALT maintains links with other important language teaching organizations, such as TESOL, IATEFL, AILA, and BAAL. We have also forged partnerships with our counterparts in Korea, Russia, Taiwan, and Thailand.

8. Research ready for publication? Submit it to the internationally indexed JALT Journal, the world's fourth largest language teaching research journal.

9. Looking for a regular source of teaching tips? Check out our celebrated magazine The Language Teacher and to the many fine publications produced by our SIGs.

10. JALT produces Asia's largest language teaching conference, with scores of publishers displaying the latest materials, hundreds of presentations by leading educators, and thousands of attendees.

11. JALT nurtures a strong contingent of domestic speakers: Kensaku Yoshida, Marc Helgesen, Kenji Kitao, Chris Gallagher, Ritsuko Nakamura, David Paul, Andrew Barfield, Tim Murphey, David Martin, and many others.

12. Conducting a research project? Apply for one of JALT's research grants. JALT offers partial funding for one or two projects annually.

13. Free admission to monthly Chapter meetings, discounted conference fees, subscriptions to The Language Teacher and JALT Journal, discounted subscriptions to ELT Journal, EL Gazette, and other journals. All this for just \10,000 per year for individual membership, \8,500 for joint (two people), or \6,500 if you hustle and get up a group of four to join with you.

14. Easy access to more information, application procedures, and the contact number of the Chapter nearest


1..スペシャリストによる指導著名な語学教育家(H..Douglas.Brown,.David.Nunan,.Jack.Richards,.J.D..Brown,.Mario.. . Rinvolucri,.Alan.Maley,.Kensaku.Yoshida.など)による定期的な指導や講演の機会があります。










11..語学教育のスペシャリストを育成JALT.はMarc.Helgesen,.Kenji.Kitao,.Chris.Gallagher,.Ritsuko.Nakamura,.David. Paul,.Tim.Murphey,.David.Martin.等多くの精鋭語学教育家を育成しています。


13..会員の特典*定例部会への参加費の免除年次大会参加費の会員割引定期出版物の頒布The.Language.Teacher,.JALT.. . Journal,ELT.Journal,.EL.Gazette,.その他の語学教育雑誌の会員割引年会費は個人会員10,000円共同会員17,000円(ひとり8500円)団体会員(5名以上・ひとりにつき6500円)。

Akita Chapter President Report 2006
Akita Chapter President Report 2005
Akita Chapter President Report 2004

Akita Chapter President Report 2003

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