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Picture of two Japanese textbooks and a study sheetJapanese Language Classes available at all levels

Unsure of which level you should be in?

Give us a call to help you decide which class is right or to try a free class!

Our Japanese Language classes are taught by Japanese Native Instructors at Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.  Our classes have rolling enrollment (new students can start mid-session) and small class sizes to maximize your learning experience.

Register for all classes here!

Current class schedule is as follows:

Beginner I Class – New Students

8 Week Session, In-Person class at JASC

Limit 6 students per class

Wednesdays | 6:30 to 8:00 pm
February 14, 2023 to April 4, 2023
Textbook: Genki I
Instructor: Mr. Masahito Kimura

Fee: JASC Members – $135.00 per session
Non-Members – $165.00 per session

Beginner I Class – Continuing Students

8 Week Session, In-Person class at JASC

Limit 6 students per class

Wednesdays | 6:30 to 8:00 pm
February 8, 2023 to March 29, 2023
Textbook: Genki I
Instructor: Mr. Masahito Kimura

Fee: JASC Members – $135.00 per session
Non-Members – $165.00 per session

Beginner II Class – Continuing

8 Week Session, Online Class

Mondays | 6:30 to 8:00 pm via Zoom
February 6, 2023 to March 27, 2023 
Textbook: Genki II
Instructor: Mr. Masahito Kimura

Fee: JASC Members – $135.00 per session
Non-Members – $165.00 per session

Intermediate Class – Continuing

8 Week Session, In-Person class at JASC

Limit 6 students per class

Thursdays | 5:30 to 7:00 pm
February 8, 2023 – March 30, 2023
Text Book: An Integrated Approach Intermediate Japanese (workbook)
Instructor: Ms. Kyoko Hoshino

Fee: JASC Members – $135.00 per session
Non-Members – $165.00 per session

Beginner Class for Youth – Continuing

6 Week Session, Online Class

Tuesdays | 5:15 to 6:00 pm
January 10, 2023 – February 14, 2023

For students age 12 – 14 years old
Instructor: Ms. Akemi Taguchi

Fee: JASC Members – $90.00 per session (6 classes)
Non-Members – $115.00 per session (6 classes)

For more information please contact Kay Kawaguchi at classes@jasc-chicago.org  or  773-275-0097 ext. 226.

Advanced Conversation Class via Zoom

Are you at or near N2 Level Japanese? Join our Advanced Japanese Conversation Class for non-native speakers to maintain language skills and practice and maintain kanji vocabulary.

日本語が母国語でない方のための、上級日本語会話クラスのお知らせです。

日本人教師によるZOOM クラスで、あなたの漢字を含む日本語の知識を磨きましょう。

興味のある方は電話またはEメールでご連絡ください。

8 Week Session

Thursdays | 5:00 to 6:00 pm via Zoom
January 12, 2023 to March 2, 2023
Instructor: Ms. Kana Ito Manzanares

Fee: JASC Members – $135.00 per session
Non-Members – $165.00 per session

Please call or email for more information – Kay Kawaguchi at classes@jasc-chicago.org  or  773-275-0097 ext. 226.

Looking for Japanese Language Classes for Kids?

 Japanese language and cultural education for pre-school-aged children – Tampopo Kai
School-aged children practice conversations in Japanese, learn vocabulary and phrases in Japanese, and learn the Hiragana alphabet – Donguri Kai
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