Group Classes

2019 Fall Class Registration is now open!


Tuition / Fee

ClassNumber of StudentsJapan Society Member
Fall Group Class
5-12 people$300
*Transaction fee IS included.
*Textbook fee is NOT included.

Our language program is for Japan Society Member only.

If you are NOT a member, please click here to purchase an individual membership! We are a non-profit organization and your support is much appreciated!


Class Schedule & Locations


San Francisco

ClassInstructorDay / Time (pm)DatesBldg / RoomRegister Below

Location
Japan Society of Northern California at Werqwise [map] 149 New Montgomery St, 4F, San Francisco CA 94105
Gigster [map] 301 Howard St #2100, San Francisco, CA 94105
Morrison & Foerster LLP [map] 425 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Figma [map] 116 New Montgomery St #400, San Francisco, CA 94105


San Francisco

ClassInstructorDay / Time (pm)DatesBldg / RoomRegister Below
Beginning 1Nishida-senseiWed. 6:00-8:005/13-7/29Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Sony)
Coming Soon
Beginning 2Smith-senseiMon. 6:00-8:005/11-8/3 (5/25 No Class)Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location:
Fujitsu Laboratories of America,Inc.)
Coming Soon
Beginning 3Sawaguchi-senseiMon. 6:00-8:005/11-8/3 (5/25 No Class)Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Sony)
*Classes in July may be held online via Zoom
Coming Soon
Beginning 4Smith-senseiTue. 6:00-8:005/12-7/28Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Sony)
Coming Soon
Beginning 5Ikunaga-senseiMon. 6:00-8:005/4-7/27 (5/25 No Class)Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location:
Fujitsu Laboratories of America,Inc.)
Coming Soon
Pre-Intermediate 1Hisamura-senseiMon. 6:00-8:005/11-8/3 (5/25 No Class)Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location:
Fujitsu Laboratories of America,Inc.)
Coming Soon
Pre-Intermediate 2Ikunaga-senseiWed. 6:00-8:005/6-7/22Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Sony)
Coming Soon
IntermediateYokoyama-senseiThurs. 6:00-8:005/14-7/30Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Sony)
Coming Soon
Conversation Boot CampMatsui-senseiClosed for Summer; to be resumed in Fall

Location
Japan Society of Northern California at Werqwise [map] 149 New Montgomery St, 4F, San Francisco CA 94105
Gigster [map] 301 Howard St #2100, San Francisco, CA 94105
Morrison & Foerster LLP [map] 425 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Figma [map] 116 New Montgomery St #400, San Francisco, CA 94105


Berkeley

Class
Instructor
Day / Time (pm)
Dates
Bldg / Room
Register Below

Location
English Studies Institute [map] 2600 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Clif Bar & Company [map]


San Mateo

ClassTeacherDay / Time (pm)DatesBldg / RoomRegister Below
Beginning 3 Fairchild-senseiFri. 6:00-8:005/15-8/7 (7/3 Holiday)Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Oakstop17 in Oakland)
CLOSED
Beginning 4 Closed for Summer; to be resumed in Fall
Pre-Intermediate 2Fairchild-senseiWed. 6:00-8:005/13-7/29Online via ZoomCLOSED

Location
RakuNest [map] 900 Concar Dr, San Mateo, CA 94402


San Jose / Sunnyvale

Class
Teacher
Day / Time (pm)
Dates
Bldg / Room
Register Below
Beginning 3
Fairchild-sensei
Fri. 6:00-8:00
5/15-8/7 (7/3 Holiday)
Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: Oakstop17 in Oakland)
CLOSED
Beginning 4
Closed for Summer; to be resumed in Fall
Pre-Intermediate 2
Fairchild-sensei
Wed. 6:00-8:00
5/13-7/29
Online via Zoom
CLOSED

San Jose Location
Sony Electronics, Inc. [map] 1730 N. First St, San Jose, CA 95112

Sunnyvale Location
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. [map] 1240 E. Arques Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085


Palo Alto

Class
Instructor
Day / Time (pm)
Dates
Bldg / Room
Register Below
Beginning 1
Vanasupa-sensei
Fri. 5:30-7:30
5/15-8/7 (7/3 Holiday)
Online via Zoom
SOLD OUT
Beginning 2
Vanasupa-sensei
Thurs. 5:30-7:30
5/7-7/23
Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: RakuNest)
CLOSED
Beginning 3
Onuma-sensei
Wed. 5:30-7:30
5/13-8/12 (No class on 7/1&7/8)
Online via Zoom
CLOSED
Pre-Intermediate 1
Vanasupa-sensei
Tue. 5:30-7:30
5/5-7/21
Online via Zoom
(Tentative Location: RakuNest)
CLOSED

Location
Morrison Foerster [map]  A, 755 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati [map]  650 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Group Class Policies

Please read carefully before enrolling in the classes

  • Class Change After Registration: Before the third week of the term, students may change class levels with the instructor’s approval. To request a change, please contact the Japan Society Language Class Coordinator by email to [email protected] .
  • Class Cancellation After Registration: Before the end of the second week of the term, students may cancel a class and receive a prorated refund of the class tuition. After that, tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason. Please note that membership fees paid at the time of registration are non-refundable. Requests for tuition refunds may be made by email to [email protected] .
  • Language classes will continue with a minimum of five students enrolled. If, due to unforeseen circumstances, a class is cancelled, students already enrolled will receive a full refund.
  • Classes cancelled due to holidays or teacher emergencies will be rescheduled.
  • If there are no students present within the first 20 minutes of the scheduled class, the class will be cancelled and will not be rescheduled.
  • Student contact information collected from the registration process may be given to the instructor of the class for teaching and emergency purposes.
  • Please note that the student attending the class must be at least 16 years old. If you are interested in language classes for children under the age of 16, we recommend our semi-private or private class options.
  • Occasionally we are required to replace an instructor, change the schedule and/or the location of a class. While we try to avoid these changes, we reserve the right to make them as needed.
  • Completion of these courses does not grant equivalence of the Japan Language Proficiency Test or any other test of Japanese skill. Parties interested in taking a proficiency test should contact the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles for more information.
  • Keep your receipt for tuition payment when you register online. Receipts for phone orders will be emailed to you, please keep for your records.

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