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Language Center

Founded in 1972, we are the premier Japanese language center in New York City. Language Center courses, workshops, and events are structured for adults age 16 or older, except for the Japanese for Youth: Ages 12 to 15.

Getting Started

Find out which level of study is for you:
Japanese Level Guide (Numbered Levels)

Japanese Level Guide (Conversational Levels)

About Us

See what the Language Center is offering yearly at a glance:
Language Center Yearly Schedule 

Meet the Language Center instructors and staff:
Instructors & Staff

Support for Japan Society's Toyota Language Center is provided, in part, by Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; Juan Ruiz Gomez; The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles; Frederick H. Katayama; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.