Language Center at Japan Society

Japan Society’s Language Center offers a variety of courses, workshops, and weekend intensives throughout the year in Japanese language, Shodo (Japanese calligraphy), English for native Japanese speakers (ESL), and Japanese-Language Teacher Training, among other special courses and workshops. Founded in 1972, we are the premier Japanese language center in New York City.


Support for Japan Society's Toyota Language Center is provided, in part, by the NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund in The New York Community Trust; Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.

The New York Community Trust