On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to take part in the 61st LET Annual Conference which will take place August 9-11, 2022. We look forward to seeing you online!

LET 2021 Organizing Committee.

Conference Theme

Adjacent Technologies and Their Future Possibilities for Foreign Language Education

Keynote Speakers


Important Dates

  • Opening for Proposal Submission: March 15
  • Submission Deadline (proposal abstract): April 25 (no later than 23:59 (JST))
  • Notification of Acceptance (by mail): May 1
  • Deadline for withdrawal of presentation: May 10
  • Electronic Proceedings Paper Due: May 31
  • Draft Program Available on the Website: mid-June
  • Deadline for registration: July 31
  • Conference: August 9-11

Conference fees:

  • 2,000 yen (students: 1,000 yen)
    • (Required to register for the conference from June 1 to July 31)

Presentation Categories

LET 2021 encourages the following types of submissions:

  • Research presentation: Oral/poster presentation of theoretical or empirical research in the areas of foreign language learning, SLA (second language acquisition), language science, or related areas.
  • Classroom report: Oral/poster presentation relating to the teaching methodology and/or materials developed for foreign language learning, or development/utilization/assessment of systems.
  • Symposia: Symposia consist of a set of thematically focused presentations on a particular topic.

Presentation Methods

  • All oral presentations will be live-streamed using a Zoom conference at a designated time during the conference.
  • Poster presentations will be accepted and 60 min. core-meeting time with oVice.
  • Live-Streamed presentations (30 minutes including Q&A via Zoom)
  • Symposium (100 minutes presentations)

Guidelines for submission

The proposal is to be received no later than 23:59 (JST), April 25, 2022. Presenters should include their IALLT ID, contact information (name, affiliation, telephone, and fax number, address, and e-mail address), presentation categories, title, abstract, and keywords. The proposal should be made via Call for Papers form.

The Submission must meet the guidelines below.

【Applicant Requirement】

(1) Prospective presenters (both representative presenters and collaborators) must be IALLT or LET members at the time of submission.

【Contents of Proposal】

(2) The proposal has never been published or presented previously.


(3) The presentation title must be in English.


(4) The abstract should contain the following contents: the significance of the study, research question(s), hypothesis, procedure, methods of analysis, participants, results, and pedagogical implications. As for “Classroom reports / Application reports”, the abstract should contain the following contents: the backgrounds of the present report (including past practices), participants, outline of the present practice, and other relevant information.

(5) All types of presentations must be presented in English.

(6) The abstract must be approximately 400 words long in English.

(7) Presenters must list 5 keywords. The keywords must be written in English.

Submission Form for IALLT Members

Ethical Issues

  • Individuals participating in the research/surveys/investigations/experiments should be described as “participants” (not “subjects”).
  • Presenters should protect the confidentiality of the participants and identifying information should not be made available in the abstract.
  • Presenters should avoid the use of inappropriate or discriminatory words or expressions.
  • Be sure not to mention the specific names of associations/affiliations/commercial products unless necessary.
  • Be sure not to violate copyright or other rights.

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