Donguri Kai

A continuation of Tampopo KaiDonguri Kai provides primary school-age Heritage Language learners and others an opportunity for advancing their Japanese language skills and knowledge of Japanese culture.

Our program helps children become proficient in Japanese language and culture through shared experiences in a stimulating learning environment.

Program Objectives:

  • Create a positive learning environment by incorporating various activities of cultural events, singing, reading, experiments, craft, and physical activities
  • Reinforce practical conversational skills and listening comprehension
  • Build a foundation of reading and writing Japanese letters with systematic approach
  • Support students’ continuous learning by utilizing the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education
  • Assist the family to foster the student’s long-term goals by providing information and resources

Fall 2018 Session – Registration Now Open!

Fall 2018 Saturday Session – 11 classes

Saturdays, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, Sept. 22, 2018 – Dec. 15, 2018
(No class on November 10th & November 24th)

Location: JASC, 4427 N. Clark St.
Class size: Minimum 4 and maximum 12 students
Tuition: (90-min class x 11 weeks)
JASC Member: $297 ($18/hr)
Non-member: $363 ($22/hr)

Fall 2018 Friday Session – 11 classes

Fridays, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Sept. 28, 2018 – Dec. 21, 2018
(No class on November 9th & November 23rd)

Location:  JASC, 4427 N. Clark St.
Class size: Minimum 4 and maximum 7 students
Tuition: (60-min class x 11 weeks)
JASC Member: $198 ($18/hr)
Non-member: $242 ($22/hr)

Participant Requirements:

  • Between Kindergarten and 2nd grade;
  • Able to understand instructions in Japanese and participate in class activities accordingly, and;
  • Able to recognize and read Hirigana letters of own name

* All classes are taught in Japanese and participants are encouraged to use Japanese during the class.  Please use “Self Assessment Guide of Japanese Comprehension for Donguri Kai” to assess your child’s Japanese comprehension prior to registering in the program.

If you have questions about the status of your membership please contact the office at jascinfo@jasc-chicago.org or 773.275.0097.  Use this form to become a member or renew your membership.

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