Language Center

Summer Japanese Courses

Classes begin May 22

Thirteen levels of Japanese are offered this summer, from beginner to advanced, emphasizing conversation, listening, reading and writing. Four JLPT/Kanji courses and other specialized courses, such as Anime and Breaking News in Japan are also offered. Course descriptions and schedules can be found below, and in PDF format.

2017 Summer Japanese Course Info & Registration Form (PDF)


2017 Summer Japanese Schedule (PDF)

Not sure where to begin? Be sure to read the Japanese Course Level Guide to see which course is right for you.

Tuition Information:
10-Lesson Courses (Meets once a week)
Non-members: $300
Japan Society Individual and Corporate members: $260*
(Become a member) *
  20-Lesson Courses (Meets twice a week)
Non-members: $500
Japan Society Individual and Corporate members: $450*
(Become a member) *

*To become a new Japan Society member (or to renew membership) and to register for a course online, please follow the link above to become a member first, and then click the register button below to register for a course.  You may also register for the course and membership together by calling 212-715-1269.

Students who register for both a Japanese course and a Shodo course will receive a discount on their Shodo class. For more information, please contact the Language Center at 212-715-1269 or language@japansociety.org.



For more details, please email us at language@japansociety.org.  To register by phone with a credit card, please call (212) 715-1269.


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Beginner Level

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Advanced Beginner

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Required Textbooks

The following textbooks are available for purchase at Japan Society at discounted prices. (Price includes NY State Sales Tax)

GENKI I (An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese) published by The Japan Times $45.00
GENKI II (An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese) published by The Japan Times $45.00
An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese (Revised Edition) published by The Japan Times $45.00

The following textbooks are not available for sale at Japan Society but are required for their respective courses.

BASIC KANJI BOOK, Vol. 2 published by Bonjinsha  
漢字マスターN4 (ISBN9784872177244) published by The Arc Academy  
日本語総まとめN1, Kanji (ISBN9784872177244) published by Asuku Shuppan  


OPTIONAL/SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOKS


An Integrateed Approach to Intermediate Japanese Workbook (Revised Edition) published by The Japan Times Not sold at JS


OTHER DISCOUNTED TEXTBOOKS (for sale at Japan Society)


INTERMEDIATE KANJI BOOK, Vol. 1, 漢字 1000 Plus published by Bonjinsha $47.00
合格できる日本語能力試験N3 published by Bonjinsha $33.00
LEARN JAPANESE New College Text, Vol. III published by University of Hawaii $8.00
LEARN JAPANESE New College Text, Vol. IV published by University of Hawaii $8.00

Instructors

All of Japan Society's instructors are native Japanese. For more information about our instructors, please see the Instructors & Staff page.


Important Notice: Cancellation Policy
Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason (including for credit) after 12 PM, the business day before your class starts.
All refunds are subject to a $20 service charge, including those requested by the deadline date. No partial registration or auditing is permitted. Cancellations are accepted by phone or in person only. Cancellations via e-mail are not accepted.

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