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Japanese Language Classes

Japanese Classes

Please select your region below:

Shonai (Yuza, Sakata, Tsuruoka)

Mogami (Shinjo, Tozawa)

Murayama (Yamagata, Sagae, Murayama, Tendo)

Okitama (Nagai, Nanyo, Kawanishi, Takahata, Yonezawa)

Prefecture Map with Cities/Towns (Left) and Region Names (Right)


Shonai Region

Japanese classes within Shonai Region consists of the following municipalities:

Tsuroka City Sakata City Yuza Town Shonai Town

【TSURUOKA】

*Dewa Shonai International Forum Japanese Classes

Host: Dewa Shonai International Forum 

Dates/Time: Every Sunday 10:30-12:00, Wednesdays 19:00-20:30,  Saturdays 10:30-12:00

Cost: 300 Yen Membership Fee plus 200 yen/month

          Individuals are responsible for the textbooks and associated fees.

Location: Dewa Shonai International Forum – Conference Room (出羽庄内国際村)

Contact: 0235-25-3600  

Address: 8-32 Iseharamachi, Tsuruoka, Yamagata 997-0802

【SAKATA】

*Sakata International Lounge Japanese Class

Host: Benibana-kai Japanese Teaching Volunteers

Dates/Time: We will accomodate your schedule. (1 on 1 sessions or group sessions)

Cost: Free, except textbook costs

Location:Sakata City Exchange Plaza (酒田市交流ひろば)

Contact: 0234-26-5615  

Address: 3 Chome-4-5 Nakamachi, Sakata, Yamagata 998-0044

【YUZA】

*Yuza Volunteer Japanese Class

Host: Yuza Volunteer Japanese Class

Dates/Time:We will accomodate your schedule. (1 on 1 sessions)

Cost: Free, except textbook costs

Location: Yuza Shougai-Gakushu Center (遊佐町生涯学習センター)

Contact: 0234-72-2236 [Goto]

Address: Tsuruta-52-2 Yuza, Akumi District, Yamagata 999-8301

【SHONAI】

*Japanese Cafe

Host: Supoprt Volunteer Group 【Wa】

Dates/Time: On the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month

Cost: 500 yen for 6 months

Contact: 070-8309-916 [Sato]


Mogami Region

Japanese classes in the Mogami Region consists of the following municipalities:

Shinjo City Tozawa Village

【SHINJO】

*Civil Plaza Japanese Classes

Host: Shinjo City

Location: Shinjo Shimin Plaza (新庄市民プラザ)

Address: 1-60 Otemachi, Shinjō, Yamagata 996-0084

Date/Time: April to November, every Thursday, 18:30~20:30 (25 sessions)

Cost: 2,000 yen plus textbook fees

Contact: Shinjo Shimin Plaza [Takahashi] at 0233-22-4200

【TOZAWA】

*Tozawa Japanese Class

Host: Tozawa Town

Location: Tozawa Noson Kankyo Kaizen Center (戸沢村農村環境改善センター)

Address: 481-1 Tsunokawa, Tozawa, Mogami District, Yamagata 999-6403

Date/Time: Every other Wednesday from 18:30~20:30

Cost: Free

Contact: Tozawa Town Hall at 0233-72-2111


Murayama Region

Japanese classes in the Murayama region consists of the following municipalities:

Yamagata City Sagae City Kaminoyama City Murayama City Tendo City

【YAMAGATA】

*AIRY International Japanese Class

Host: Association for International Relations in Yamagata (AIRY)

Details:

          Intermediate Classes

                    Dates/Time: Every Thursday 10:30 ~ 12:30

                    Cost: 1,000 yen/AIRY members     5,000 yen/non-members

                             (Textbook fees separate)

          JLPT N2 Classes

                    Dates/Time: Every Tuesdays and Thursdays 18:30 ~ 20:30

                    Cost: 5,000 yen/AIYR members     9,000 yen/non-members

                             (Textbook fees separate) 

Location: Yamagata International Exchange Center

Address: Kajo Central 2nd Floor    1-1-1 Jonanmachi, Yamagata City 990-8580

Contact: TEL:023-647-2560

               FAX 023-646-8860

               E-mail: info@airyamagata.org

*JET Japanese Classes

Host: Association for International Relations in Yamagata (AIRY)

Sponsor: Yamagata Prefecture

Dates/Time: Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:00 pm (exact dates can be found in the English blog section)

Textbooks: None

Cost: Free!

Location: Association for International Relations in Yamagata (AIRY) Classroom

    Located on the 2nd Floor of Kajo Central

Contact: Michiko Yoshino (Yamagata Prefectural Coordinator for International Relations)

    yoshinom2017@pref.yamagata.jp

Notes: Taught in English by non-professional teachers. Starts in the fall term and continues into winter and spring.

*Yamagata City International Friendship Association Japanese Course

 Host: Yamagata International Friendship Association (YIFA)

Details:

              Beginner’s Course I

                    Dates/Time: Sept ~ Nov, Jan ~ March, Tue~Fri 9:30~12:30 (30 classes)

                    Cost: 12,000 yen/Members     15,000 yen/non-members

                             (Textbook fees separate)

              Beginner’s Course II

                    Dates/Time: Sept ~ Nov, Jan ~ March, Tue~Fri 9:30~12:30 (26 classes)

                    Cost: 10,000 yen/Members     12,000 yen/non-members

                             (Textbook fees separate)

Location: Yamagata International Exchange Center

Address: Kajo Central 2nd Floor    1-1-1 Jonanmachi, Yamagata City 990-8580

Contact: TEL 023-647-2277

              FAX 023-647-2278

*JAY Japanese Class

Host: Japanese Volunteer Association of Yamagata (JAY)

Dates/Time: Every Saturday 10:00-12:00

Cost: 2,000 yen/term (13 classes) 

Location: Yamagata International Exchange Center

Address: Kajo Central 2nd Floor    1-1-1 Jonanmachi, Yamagata City 990-8580

Contact: TEL 023-625-1623 [Sugano]

*Japonica Japanese Academy

Host: NPO Yamagata Japonica

Dates/Time: We will accomodate your schedule

Cost: Please contact us

Location: We will accomodate your schedule

Contact: TEL 090-2984-1904 [Yokosawa]

【SAGAE】

*Sagae Japanese Classes

Host: NPO Kokusai Heiwa Matsuri Yamagata

Dates/Time: April 15th ~ November 11th, every Friday 13:30-15:30

Cost: Free

Location: Flora Sagae (フローラ・SAGAE) on the 4th or 5th floors

Address: 2 Chome-8-3 Honcho, Sagae, Yamagata 991-0031

Contact: 0237-86-2846 [Seino]

*Nihao-Kai Japanese Classes

Host: Nihao-kai

Dates/Time: Please contact us

Cost: Free

Location: Heartful Center

Address: 〒991-0021 Yamagata, Sagae, Chūō, 2-chōme−2−1

Contact: 0237-86-8475 [Abe]

【KAMINOYAMA】

*Kaminoyama Japanese Salon

Host: Kaminoyama Japanese Salon

Dates/Time: Every Monday 13:30 ~ 15:30

Cost: 100 yen/session

Location: Kaminoyama City Hataraku Fujin No Ie Community Center

Address: 1-1 Motojonai, Kaminoyama, Yamagata 999-3154

Contact: 023-664-5850 [Gotou]

【MURAYAMA】

*Murayama Japanese Class

Host: Murayama Japanese Classs / MC Japanese Volunteer

Dates/Time: March to July, September to December, every Wedensday 19:00-20:30

Cost: 100 yen/session plus textbook fees

Location: Murayama Noson Kankyo Kaizen Centre

Address: 〒995-0035 Yamagata, Murayama, Central, 1 Chome−3−6 

Contact: 0237-57-2159 [Kuronuma]

【TENDO】

*Tendo Japanese Classes

Host: Tendo International Relations Association

Dates/Time: Children’s Japanese Language Learning Special Support Class

                          Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 ~ 12:00

                    Beginner’s II Class

                           Saturdays 10:00 ~ 12:00

Cost: Free after 2,000 yen cooperation fee

Notes: Recruiting students for Online Learning Course (Please contact us)

                     Tues/Thu Classes / Wed/Fri Classes 13:30 – 15:30

Location: Tendoshi Sogofukushi Center (天童市総合福祉センター)

Address: 2-chome-6-3 Oinomori, Tendō, Yamagata 994-0013

Contact: Tendo International Relations Association

    ☎  023-654-1111 (Extention 324)

    FAX 023-653-0704

    ✉    tie@city.tendo.yamagata.jp


Okitama Region

Japaense classes in the Okitama region consists of the following municipalities:

Yonezawa City Nanyo City Takahata Town Nagai City 

[YONEZAWA]

*YIRA Japanese Class

Host:Yonezawa City International Relations Association (YIRA) 

Dates/Time: Between Monday ~ Saturday, on a schedule conveninet for you and the teacher

                     (Ex: Every Wednesday from 10~12)

Cost:1000 yen/month (Maximum 2 hours)

Location: Yonezawa City International Relations Plaza – Arcus (米沢市国際交流プラザ「アーカス」)

Address: 3 Chome-1-14 Kanaike, Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0012

Contact: 0238-33-9146

*Global Communication Circle Yonezawa (GCCY)

Host: GCCY Volunteer Group

Dates/Time: Every Tuesday 19:30-21:00

                    Two terms per year: May ~ June & Sept ~ Nov (Break from January ~ March)

Cost: Please contact us. 

Contact: 0238-38-3576[Konta]

Location: Nanbu Community Center (南部コミュニティセンター)

Address: 2-4-28 Honcho, Yonezawa

*Ekimae Salon

 Currently on hiatus. 

*GAEA Japanese Classes

Host: Volunteer Circle GAEA

Dates/Time: Every Wednesday 19:00-20:30

Cost: 700 yen/month

Contact: 0238-23-1527 [Sato]

Location: Nanbu Community Center (南部コミュニティセンター)

Address: 2-4-28 Honcho, Yonezawa

[NANYO]

*Nanyo Japanese Class (Hiatus)

Host: Nanyo Japanese Volunteer Group

Dates/Time: Every Thursday 19:15-21:00 (Intermediate Level)

Cost: First term – 5,000 yen     Second term – 4,000 yen

Location: Watowa Centre Nanyo (ワトワセンター南部)

Address: 4526-1 Miyauchi, Nanyo City

Contact: 0238-43-7386 [Hasegawa]

[TAKAHATA]

*”Let’s Have Fun Learning” Japanese Class for Beginners

Host: Takahata Japanese Volunteer Group

Dates/Time: Please contact us

Cost:1000 yen /month

Location: Takahata Central Community Center (高畠町中央公民館)

Address: 435 Takahata, Higashiokitama District, Yamagata 992-0351

Contact:0238-52-1888 [Honda]

[NAGAI]

*From the Basics Japanese Class

Host: Action Group Nagai

Dates/Time: Every Friday from 19:00-20:45

Cost: 1,000 yen/month

Location: Nagai City Exchange Center Furari (長井市交流センターふらり)

Address: 6-53 Yashiromachi, Nagai, Yamagata 993-0002

Contact: (Home) 0238-84-1869 / (Cell) 090-7930-5053 [Hagiwara]