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The Tokyo Chapter of JALT serves central Tokyo and Chiba. We are an active group with over 650 members consisting of language teachers at all levels of education as well as translators, publishers, and other language teaching professionals. We host regular events with local and international speakers on aspects related to language teaching in Japan.
Meetings are held at Sophia University, Yotsuya campus (http://sophia.ac.jp/eng/info/access/map/map_yotsuya), and the NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo Center (http://www.sps.nyu.alitokyo.jp/en/access/). Please watch for announcements sent via email. To join our mailing list, please send an email to Dan Ferreira, Membership Chair at email@example.com
JALT Tokyo Events
English Rakugo presentation 2011
The Tokyo chapter of JALT hosts all events in central Tokyo. If you have ideas or requests for speakers or events, please use the form on the Contact Us page.
Announcements from JALT
JALT2016: Transformation in Language Education 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition Friday 25th to Monday 28th November, 2016
JALT 2014 HIGHLIGHTS - Find out what the JALT International Conference is all about:
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Please go to Contact Us to download the appropriate template and email the completed document to our Publicity Chair. Once approved, your announcement will be sent out in a newsletter via email to our members.
All announcements MUST be submitted by the 25th to be included in the monthly newsletter that will go out on or shortly after the 1st of each month.
TOKYO JALT RESEARCH GRANTS
The Tokyo JALT Chapter would like to announce a new research grant initative aimed at novice and Tokyo-area researchers.
• Two grants—one novice research grant of 10,000 yen and one general research grant of 30,000 yen—will be available in 2016 (depending on the number and quality of applications).
• Grants are available only to Tokyo JALT Chapter members (however, interested applicants are welcome to join the Chapter in order to apply).
• The application deadline has been EXTENDED to 23:59 JST December 16th, 2016.
• The application forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/TJALTGrants2016
For more information, please contact the Tokyo JALT Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOOGLE EDUCATOR TECH SERIES
July 2016 ~ DECEMBER 2017
Tokyo Chapter is pleased to announce the success of this exciting series of seminar/workshops for anyone interested in becoming a certified Google Educator. Get introduced to the various basic and advanced online tools made available by Google that can be used in the classroom. Enhance your tech fluency by learning how to utilize each tool. Join this course for free as a JALT member. The Google Educator Tech Series will cover all applications needed to pass the Google Certified Educator Exam.
@NYU School of Professional Studies American Language Institute Tokyo Center
Videos of past events
"Expatriate ELT Faculty Members’ Experiences with Entrance Examination Construction: Beliefs, Assumptions, and Recommendations for Change", Dr. Melodie Cook (June 4, 2014)
"Reconsidering Japan’s English Education Based on the Principles of Plurilingualism", Kensaku Yoshida (November 14, 2013)
The following video is of Yumiko Nakajima's talk "Japan's Revised Labor Contract Law" (held July 3, 2013). Click here for the handout from the event.