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Japanese Language Workshops

Our language program is for Japan Society Members only.

We manage all language program registration and membership status via Bookeo.

  • For returning students: You can sign in here to register or to renew your membership.
  • For new students: You can sign up here for both the appropriate membership and your courses together through Bookeo.


Schedule & Locations

*All courses are conducted in Pacific Time.

Workshop Name DateTimeLocationInstructorFeeRegistration
"ONDOKU" method with Shimizu-senseiStarting October 4 (Tuesday 3 sessions) and 30-mins private session7:00PM-8:00PM on October 4 & 11

6:30PM-8:30PM on October 25 for in-person session (JSNC San Francisco)

*private session (30mins) will be during 3rd week of October by appointment

(Pacific Time)
Online Via Zoom & in-person sessionShimizu-sensei$250CLOSED *If you are interested, please contact the language coordinator at [email protected]
Confident conversing for beginners: にほんご Chit ChatStarting October 4 (Tuesday 12 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$275SOLD OUT
Movie Chat: Watch and Discuss!Starting August 16 (Tuesday 7 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$230CLOSED
Confident conversing for beginners: にほんご Chit ChatStarting May 24 (Tuesday 12 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$275SOLD OUT
Movie Chat: Watch and Discuss!Starting April 5 (Tuesday 7 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$230SOLD OUT
Confident conversing for beginners: にほんご Chit ChatStarting January 11 (Tuesday 12 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$275SOLD OUT
Exploring how to write in Japanese: 60 min private sessionAvailable dates:
9/2, 9/3, 9/4, 9/5, 9/7, 9/9, 9/16, 9/17

*Each session is 60 minutes long. You can only sign up for one session, but sign-ups for multiple sessions are also welcome!
6:00PM-7:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomYuri-sensei$35Closed
JLPT Crash Course: N4 & N5June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21 (Wednesday 5 sessions)5:30PM-7:30PMOnline Via ZoomVanasupa-sensei$275CLOSED
Confident conversing for beginners: にほんご Chit ChatStarting May 11 (Tuesday 12 sessions)6:30PM-8:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomSakamoto-sensei$275SOLD OUT
Business JapaneseBusiness Japanese Workshop4/6 - 4/27 (every Tuesday for 4 weeks)5:50PM-7:50PMOnline Via ZoomMinami-sensei$225SOLD OUT
How to Speak Casually with Friends: Tameguchi 101April 10, 17, 24 (Saturday 3 sessions)5:00PM-6:00PM
(Pacific Time)
Online Via ZoomYuri-sensei$105SOLD OUT
JLPT PREP 3/10 (Wednesday)5:30PM-7:00PMOnline Via ZoomVanasupa-sensei$35
($50 for Non-Member)
CLOSED


Policies

Please read carefully before enrolling in the workshops

Registration/Scheduling

  1. Our language program is for Japan Society of Northern California members only. Students will need to have a Bookeo account and be registered as a JSNC member before being able to sign up for a workshop.
  2. Student contact information collected from the registration process may be given to the instructor of the workshop for teaching and/or emergency purposes.
  3. All students attending workshops must be at least 18 years old unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in language classes for children under the age of 16, we recommend our private tutoring options.
  4. Workshops that are cancelled due to holidays or teacher emergencies will be rescheduled.
  5. Occasionally we are required to replace an instructor, change the schedule, and/or update the location of a workshop. While we try to avoid these changes, we reserve the right to make them as needed.
  6. Please keep your receipt of fee payment when you register online.

 

Cancellation/Refunds  

  1. Workshops with low enrollment may be cancelled. If, due to unforeseen circumstances, a workshop is cancelled, students already enrolled will receive a full refund.
  2. If there are no students present within the first 20 minutes of a scheduled session, that session will be cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
  3. Cancellations made 5 days or more in advance of the workshop’s starting date will receive a 100% refundAfter that, fees are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason. Requests for fee refunds can be made by emailing [email protected].
  4. Membership fees paid at the time of registration are non-refundable.

 

Certification

  1. Students who wish to have a certificate of completion can request one by emailing [email protected] at the end of the workshop.

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