Japanese Classes

Japanese Lessons Autumn '22 (1200 x 600px)

Japanese Language Courses

Autumn II Term (6 Weeks: October 10 to November 18, 2022)

Due to COVID-19, all classes will be held remotely.

Class Fee: $168 Members & Continuing Students / $187 New Students (Includes “Busy People” Textbook. Additional fee may apply for Kanji Book & Workbook.)

Each of the 10 courses is tailored to the level of expertise and type of study required by students. Weekly lessons provide students with an opportunity to begin the study of Japanese or to sharpen previously acquired skills. All courses are taught by an experienced native instructor of the Japanese language. 一緒に楽しく笑顔で日本語を学びましょう!

Enrollment closes on October 7 (Friday)

email: vanwiere[email protected] to register or register online below

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Beginning Japanese I

Friday evenings 7:30- 9:30 pm

Designed for students with no previous instruction in Japanese, this course strives to develop an understanding of basic elements of Japanese grammar, expressions, and writing systems. Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. I, and Workbook Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Beginning Japanese Level II

Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:30 pm

A continuation of Beginning Japanese Level I, this course will build upon previously learned basic elements of Japanese grammar and expressions. The writing system will include a review of katakana, hiragana, and an introduction to basic Chinese characters (Kanji). Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. I, Workbook Vol. I, and Kanji book Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Beginning Japanese Level III

Friday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm

A continuation of Beginning Japanese Level lI, this course will build upon previously learned basic elements of Japanese grammar and expressions. Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. I, Workbook Vol. I, and Kanji book Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Intermediate Japanese Level I

Thursday evenings 7:30-9:30 pm

A continuation of Beginning Japanese Level III, Class to include reading projects and group discussion on Japanese culture and customs. Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. II, Workbook Vol. II, and Kanji book Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Intermediate Japanese Level II

Monday evenings 7:30-9:30 pm

A continuation of Intermediate Japanese Level I. Class to include reading projects and group discussion on Japanese culture and customs. Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. Il, Workbook Vol. II, and Kanji book Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Conversational Japanese Level I

Thursday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm

A continuation of Intermediate Japanese Level II. Class to include reading projects and group discussion on Japanese culture and customs. Textbooks: Japanese For Busy People, Vol. Il, Workbook Vol. II, and Kanji book Vol. I.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Conversational Japanese Level II

Tuesday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm

A continuation of Intermediate Japanese Level II. This class will provide a forum for basic Japanese conversation between students and instructor. Topics of conversation will be determined by the instructor, along with various reading assignments. Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People, Vol. III, Workbook Vol. III, Kanji book Vol. II and various handouts.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Conversational Japanese Level III

Tuesday evenings 7:30-9:30 pm

A continuation of Conversational Japanese Level II. This class will provide a forum for basic Japanese conversation between students and instructor. Topics of conversation will be determined by the instructor, along with various reading assignments. Textbooks: Communicating in Japanese, Vol. III, Workbook Vol. III, Kanji book Vol. II and various handouts.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Conversational Japanese Level IV

Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:30 pm

A continuation of Conversational Japanese Level III. This class will provide a forum for basic Japanese conversation between students and instructor. Topics of conversation will be determined by the instructor, along with various reading assignments. Textbooks: Communicating in Japanese, Kanji book Vol. II & III and various handouts.

Members/Continuing Students $168.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $187.00 – REGISTER BELOW

90th Anniversary Sponsors

Platinum

Jean & Jim McClung

Gold

ANA
Barnes & Thornburg

Joyce Chelberg

ITO EN

Terri & Ed Grant

Jane & David Johnson

Suzanne & Michael Moskow

Ann & Stephen Potter

Silver

Astellas
EY
Kirkland Ellis
Mayer Brown

92nd Annual Program Sponsors

Molex
Grant Thorton

Joyce Chelberg

Edward A. Grant

Bradley Hamm

David D. Johnson

Kirkland Ellis
ITA

Jean & Jim McClung

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