公益財団法人山形県国際交流協会 AIRY

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: 0234-43-6941 [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

Location: Aramure Daisan Community Center

Contact: 070-8309-9165 [Sato]


Mogami Region

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

Shinjo City Tozawa Village

【SHINJO】

*Citizen’s Plaza Japanese Class

Host: Shinjo Citizen’s Plaza

Dates/Time: June~November 25 classes Thusdays (Beginner/Intermediate) 18:30~20:30

Cost: 2000yen (Textbook fee separate)

Location: Shinjo Citizen’s Plaza

Address: Shinjo City Otemachi 1-60

Contact: 02333-22-4200 [Takahashi]

【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 Tuesday 18:30 ~ 20:30 (From September 6, 2022 until December 13, 2022)

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

                             (Textbook fees separate)

          JLPT N3 Classes

                    Dates/Time: Every Tuesdays and Thursdays 18:30 ~ 20:30 (From August 23, 2022 until December 6, 2022)

                    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

*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: 3 times a month, 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 023-643-0516 [Sugano]

*Japonica Japanese Academy

Host: NPO Yamagata Japonica

Dates/Time: We will accommodate your schedule

Cost: Please contact us

Location: We will accommodate your schedule

Contact: TEL 090-2984-1904 [Yokosawa]

*Fun Japanese Class (TVA Yamagata)

Host: Yamagata Vietnamese Association

Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month 13:30-15:30

(online participation available)

Cost: 1000yen (10 classes)

An online class is held once a week, so you can learn Japanese at a time suitable for you.

Location: Kajo Central 23rd Floor Advance Information Conference Room

Address: Kajo Central 23rd Floor    1-1-1 Jonanmachi, Yamagata City 990-8580

Contact: Yamagata Vietnamese Association [Satoko Sasahara] 
TEL 090-7520-3247 Mail tva.yamagata@gmail.com

*Yamagata Kids Japanese Support Network

Host: Yamagata Kids Japanese Support Network

We provide Japanese support for primarily elementary and junior high school students in school. We provide assistance outside of school if necessary, such as the period before transferring schools. Please contact us for more information

Location: Murayama Region elementary and junior high schools, The Yamagata City International Relations Center Classrooms

Contact: Yamagata Kids Japanese Support Network [Setsuko Nagato] 
TEL 090-6229-9139 Mail changjie_723@yahoo.co.jp

【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]

【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 (Thursdays 10:00 ~ 12:00)

                    Beginner’s I Class (N5 Level) – Tuesdays 9:30 ~ 11:30

Beginner’s II Class (N4 Level) – negotiable

Intermediate I Class (N3 Level) – Saturdays 10:00 ~ 12:30

Intermediate I Class Online (N3 Level) – Mondays and Wednesdays 19:30 ~ 20:30

Cost: Free (Tendo International Relations Association Fee is 1000yen)

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 convenient 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 [Suzuki]

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

Address: 2-4-28 Honcho, Yonezawa 

[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]