Learn Japanese

This is where you can learn the beginner level Japanese, which is essential to living in Japanese society.  You can also learn Japanese culture and practical Japanese conversation through working with Japanese volunteers.

Japanese Language Classes “Sasayuri” and “Akane”

Learn beginner level Japanese essential to start your life in Japan.  The application can be filed in April and September.  You can also join the class in the middle of the term.  Free tuition.  For those with a child, babysitting is available at a nursery room during the lesson  (up to 10 children per class, ages 1 to 6 (before admission to kindergarten or elementary school)).  If you need babysitting, please apply in advance.

Date & Time: “Sasayuri” class Tuesday 10:00 to 12:00  Beginner level reading and writing
“Akane” class Thursday 10:00 to 12:00 Beginner level conversation
Location: MAFGA
Lesson fee: Free (Please pay your own study materials)

2019 year class
1st term
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Sasayuri 9,16,23 7,14,21,28 4,11,18,25 2,9,16 やすみ 3,10,17
Akane 11,18,25 9,16,23,30 6,13,20,27 4,11,18 やすみ 5,12,19
2nd term
Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Sasayuri 8,15,22,29 5,12,19,26 3,10,17 14,21,28 4,18,25 3
Akane 10,17,24,31 7,14,21,28 5,12,19 16,23,30 6,20,27 5

Japanese class “Himawari”
Local volunteers and Japanese language learners learn the language and culture through language exchange.  Field trips, Japanese speech contests, and seasonal events may sometimes be held.  You can join this activity with your child.  No study material is specified.  You are asked to bring your own study materials to learn Japanese.  Anyone interested in volunteering for this activity, please contact MAFGA in advance and sign up for the orientation.

“Himawari” class
Date & Time: Fridays 10:00 to 11:30
Location: MAFGA
Lesson fee: Free

Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
12,19,26 10,17,24,31 7,14,21,28 5,12,19 No class 6,13,20,27
Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb March
4,11,18,25 1,8,15,22,29 6,13,20 10,17,24,31 7,14,21,28 6,13

“Kayano Nihongo” Class

This class, targeting long-term foreign residents, offers intermediate Japanese essential to live in Japan for long-term including honorific expressions which come in handy at work and dialogues. Choosing “Right-pia21” for the class location, we plan to establish the hub of learning Japanese in the central part of Minoh city.

Date & Time: Fridays 19:00 to 20:30
Location: Right-pia 21 >> Access (GoogleMap)
Lesson fee: Free

2019 year class

Apr May Jun July Aug Sep
5,12,19,26 10,17,24,31 7,14,21,28 5,12,19,26 2,23,30 6,13,20,27
Oct Nov Dce Jan Feb Mar
4,11,18,25 1,8,15,22,29 6,13,20 10,17,24,31 7,14,21,28 6,13

TES (Try-Enjoy-Speak) Nihongo Saturday Class

Date & Time: Saturdays 10:00 to 12:00

This class offers a wide variety of levels from beginner to advanced.
Recommended to those who are busy with work or school during weekdays.  This class offers an exchange activity, “Open class”, for the learners and local residents and seminars for Japanese language volunteers.

Location: MAFGA
Lesson fee: Free
Contact: 06-6841-3240(Miyasaka)

Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
6,13,20,27 11,18,25 1,8,15,22 6,13,20,27 3,17,24,31 7,14,21,28
Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
5,12,19,26 2,16,30 7,14,21 11,18,25 1,8,15,22 7,14,21,28