ALT Training Online (ALTTO)
ALTTO is a free open source self-learning platform helping ALTs in Japan since 2015.
Our online courses cover the basics of Language Learning and expand into more advanced skills.
A compendium of information
All courses have been written either by university professors and experienced ALTs living in Japan.
And the best thing? They`re all free!
Become Better, On Your Schedule
we offer three learning options for you to choose from!
altto online course
You decide what and when to study
Our MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) is always active: log in and
continue where you left off whenever you want.
Whenever you complete a task, simply check it as done.
The monthly trainer
The September 2020 issue
With the touch of a button have our monthly newsletter delivered directly to your mailbox! And for those who have yet to subscribe, check out our previous issues to see what you’ve missed.
What they say about ALTTO
ALTTO'S MANIFESTO: BY NATHANIEL REED
The purpose of ALTs
Is it time to reconsider the role of ALTs in the classroom? Learn how the needs behind this position have been changing throughout the years and what the future holds for you as an ALT in the classroom.
Contribute to ALTTO
Join us. Since 2015 hundreds of people have contributed to ALTTO. There is no limit to our reach and to keep it the most effective and relevant professional community of ALTs we need your help. Find out how here.
Lost in Translation: no more!
These are the best books to help you survive the classroom, learn more about Japan, and support you in reaching your potential!
one for all
The first ALT LINE open chat
Join an active community of English teachers living in Japan on this Line Open Group. The set up is simple: scan the code with your phone (or click on it), choose a nickname and enjoy the company. Users add their Prefecture next to their nickname in order to give better tips according to the location. See you there!