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Online Registration Is Now Here!


Starting with the Fall 2013 Intensive Japanese Weekend Courses, we are growing greener and more efficient! You are still able to register by phone, fax, email, or mail if you wish. Online registration can be accessed through the course pages below. Please call the office at 212-715-1256 or email language_inquiries@japansociety.org if you have any questions.

Important note: Our classes fill up quickly. We strongly recommend that you register early.


SUMMER 2014 JAPANESE
Thirteen levels of Japanese, from beginning to advanced, emphasize conversation, listening, reading and writing.  Three kanji courses and specialized courses are also offered.
Registration now open!

SPRING 2014 JAPANESE-LANGUAGE TEACHER TRAINING COURSE: 日本語教師養成講座

An introductory Japanese-language teaching program for native and fluent speakers, this course covers the essential teaching skills needed to teach Japanese in classroom or individual settings.
Registration now open!

SPRING 2014 CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE
Conversation-intensive Japanese courses with an emphasis on communicating effectively in both business and social situations. The materials used will emphasize vocabulary and grammar useful in everyday activities. 

Registration now open!

EARLY SUMMER 2014 ENGLISH: 夏期英会話教室(初夏の部)
Thirty hours of beginner, intermediate, and intermediate/advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation.
Registration now open!

EARLY SUMMER 2014 OPEN LEVEL SHODO & WEEKEND SHODO
These hands-on workshop classes will introduce the techniques of shodō, an art form using a brush and charcoal ink on paper, wood plaques, and fabric. 

Registration now open!

SUMMER 2014 HIRAGANA AND KATAKANA WORKSHOPS
These mini-workshops offer the beginning student of Japanese the opportunity to master quickly and efficiently the reading of the two Japanese syllabaries, hiragana and katakana.
Registration now open!

SUMMER 2014 RODOKU (VOCALIZED READING)

朗読:美しい日本語を話す・読む
朗読:美しい日本語を話す・読む
トヨタ語学センターでは、フジテレビの阿部知代氏を迎え、「朗読: 美しい日本語を話す・読む」を新しく開講いたします。現職アナウンサーから日本語発生術を学べるこの機会をぜひご利用ください。

Registration now open!

Listen to a recitation by our Spring 2014 Rodoku class below!

 

 


RESOURCES

Japanese Level Guide—find out which level you should take here!
2014 Language Schedule—schedule for Japanese, Shodo, English, Teacher Training, and more for 2014! (as of 12/2013)



Japanese Language Lessons



Adjectives - Japanese Lesson 15

 
 

Teacher Spotlight

SHODO INSTRUCTOR
Masako Inkyo
Masako has a university degree in Japanese Calligraphy. She holds the highest rank in the three largest shodō professional associations in Japan. Inkyo has received many awards, including first prizes in both shodō and pen calligraphy in national competitions sponsored by the Ministry of Education. For more information, visit www.masako-inkyo.com.

Support for Japan Society's Language Center is provided, in part, by Mr. Tony T. Fujita, Mr. Mark F. Goldfield and Ms. Mary E. Hatch, and Mr. Shinjiro Tsutsui.

Top image: © George Hirose.

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