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Japanese language classes in Other

NPO Metanoia Online Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Specified Non-Profit Organization Metanoia

    電話番号03-6755-8345

    メールアドレス

    office@metanoia.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Online lessons using Zoom

  • Term Dates

    No semester/ term system

  • Course Fees etc.

    5000 yen per month

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups(Maximum of 6 per group)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Japanese language classes in Gifu

Japanese Club

  • Contact

    Gifu City (Enquiries: Gifu City International Exchange Association)

    電話番号058-263-1741

    メールアドレス

    gk3700cc@ccn.aitai.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Minna no Mori Gifu Media Cosmos Library 1F, Atsumaru Studio, Tsunagaru Studio, Waiwai Circle
    40-5 Tsukasa-machi, Gifu-shi
    (2 mins walk from Media Cosmos bus stop)
    Parking available (free up to 2 hours, charged after 2 hours)

  • Day / Time

    The second and fourth Sunday of every month, 11:15-12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Hanamaru Online Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Gifu City (Enquiries: Gifu City International Exchange Association)

    電話番号058-263-1741

    メールアドレス

    gk3700cc@ccn.aitai.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Online (Zoom)

  • Eligibility

    Elementary school students

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Sundays (9:30-10:30)

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Others

Japanese for Foreign Residents●Beginners I ●Beginners II ●Beginners EX

  • Contact

    Gifu International Exchange Association

    電話番号058-263-1741

    メールアドレス

    gk3700cc@ccn.aitai.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Minna no Mori Gifu Media Cosmos Library 1F, Atsumaru Studio, Tsunagaru Studio, Waiwai Circle
    40-5 Tsukasa-machi, Gifu-shi
    (2 mins walk from Media Cosmos bus stop)
    Parking available (free up to 2 hours, charged after 2 hours)

  • Term Dates

    2 terms per year
    ①Apr – Aug 
    ②Oct – Feb

  • Day / Time

    ●Beginners I

    First semester, April to July
    Tues, Thurs
    18:30 – 20:30    ※2 classes per week

    Second semester, December to February
    Mon, Wed
    18:30 – 20:30    ※2 classes per week

    ●Beginners II

    First semester, April to July
    Mon, Wed
    18:30 – 20:30    ※2 classes per week

    Second semester, December to February
    Tues, Thurs
    18:30 – 20:30    ※2 classes per week

    ●Beginners EX

    Fri
    18:30 – 20:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    ●Course Fee:

    ・Beginner Ⅰ/Ⅱ
    12,000 yen per term
    (30 classes)
    ・Beginner EX
    6,000 yen per term
    (15 classes)

    ●Course Materials:

    2,750 per term

    ●Extra Materials:

    2,200 per term

     

  • Enrollment

    Feb – Mar, Aug – Sep

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(All 3 classes)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing

Japanese Volunteer Class "Inoguchi Kakehashi no Kai" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Inoguchi Kakehashi no Kai
    Fujiko Takahashi

    電話番号090-5455-6988

    メールアドレス

    fugiko@chive.ocn.ne.jp

  • Venue

    Online (Zoom)

  • Eligibility

    Adults only. For those who can study independently

  • Day / Time

    Wednesdays 18:30 – 20:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Grammar / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Fureai Nihongo Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Fureai Nihongo Japanese Class
    Hiroyuki Moriya

    電話番号090-9023-3541

    メールアドレス

    temohiroyuki@gmail.com

  • Venue

    Minna no Mori Gifu Media Cosmos Library 1F, Atsumaru Studio, Tsunagaru Studio, Waiwai Circle
    40-5 Tsukasa-machi, Gifu-shi
    (2 mins walk from Media Cosmos bus stop)
    Parking available (free up to 2 hours, charged after 2 hours)

  • Day / Time

    Sundays
    9:30 – 11:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    200 yen per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Volunteer Japanese Class "Ayu no Kai" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Volunteer class “Ayu no Kai”
    Izumi Fujita

    電話番号090-9935-8571

    メールアドレス

    nihongo.ayu@gmail.com (Fujita)

  • Venue

    Heartful Square G 
    1-10-23 Hashimoto-cho, Gifu-shi
    (East side of JR Gifu Station)
    Paid parking available

  • Day / Time

    Wednesdays and Fridays:
    10:00 – 11:30
    Thursdays:
    13:00 – 14:30
    Wednesdays:
    19:00 – 20:30 
    Saturdays (elementary and junior high school students only):
    14:00 – 16:00
    Irregularly held online depending on the COVID-19 situation

  • Course Fees etc.

    200 yen per session    
    (100 yen per session for elementary and junior high school students and those preparing for senior high school entrance exams)

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Japanese Volunteer Class "Niji no Wa" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Niji no Wa Japanese Volunteers
    Satoko Iwamoto

    電話番号090-8083-2773

  • Venue

    Gifu Kita Seishounen Kaikan
    3-19-18 Fukumitsu-Higashi, Gifu-shi
    (3 mins walk from Fukumitsu bus stop (No. 3))
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Wed, Thurs, Sat
    10:00 – 11:30 
    13:00 – 14:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Membership fee:
    500 yen

    Course Fee:
    1,500 yen for 10 classes

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups(One-to-one/ small group)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

"Mi-ina" Nagara, A Place Where Everyone Belongs Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    “Mi-ina” Nagara, A Place Where Everyone Belongs

    メールアドレス

    miinagara@gmail.com

    To official website
  • Venue

    Nagara Kindergarten (Yochien)
    Nagara-shiro nishi-cho 1-10, Gifu City, 〒502-0042
    By bus, get off at Nagara-kitacho or Nagara Syogakko-mae (Elementary School) and walk for 3 minutes.
    You can also come by bike or car, as free parking is available.

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 13:30-15:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Kasamatsu

Free Japanese classes @Kasamatsu International Association Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kasamatsu International Association
    President Maro Otani

    電話番号080-6910-3683

    メールアドレス

    n.maryrose41@gmail.com

  • Venue

    Matsueda Community Center, 292 Nagaike, Kasamatsu-cho, Hashima-gun, Gifu 501-6063, Japan

  • Day / Time

    Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 10am to 12pm.

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style

Japanese language classes in Mizuho

Japanese Class "Mizuho Nihongo Supporters" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Mizuho City Japanese (Nihongo) Supporters
    (Run by Mizuho City Residents’ Cooperative Safety Division)

    電話番号058-327-4130  

    メールアドレス

    siminkyo@city.mizuho.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Mizuho Shimin Center
    1300-3 Beppu, Mizuho-shi
    (10 mins walk from JR Hozumi Station, or take the bus to Mizuho Shiyakusho bus stop)
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    Senior high school students and above

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 13:30 – 16:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Membership fee: 1,000 yen for 1 month

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups(2 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Seki

Sunday Japanese Class

  • Contact

    Seki International Exchange Association

    電話番号0575-23-6806

    メールアドレス

    shiminkyodo@city.seki.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Wakakusa Plaza Learning Information Center
    2-1 Wakakusa-dori, Seki-shi
    (10 minute walk from “Seki Shiyakusho-mae” station on the Nagara-gawa Tetsudo line, or use the Seki city bus stop “Wakakusa Plaza”)
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    2 terms per year
    ① May- June
    ② October- November

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 9:30-11:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Participation fee: 1000 yen per term

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style

    Course contents

    Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Japanese Language Volunteer Circle Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Seki International Exchange Association
    (inside Seki City Residents’ Cooperation Division)

    電話番号0575-23-6806

    メールアドレス

    shiminkyodo@city.seki.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Wakakusa Plaza Gakushu Joho Hall
    2-1 Wakakusa Dori, Seki-shi 
    (10 mins walk from Seki-Shiyakushomae Station (Nagaragawa Railway), or take the city loop bus to Wakakusa Plaza bus stop)
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    3 terms per year
    ①May – Jul
    ②Sep – Nov
    ③Jan – Mar

  • Day / Time

    Wednesdays
    19:30 – 21:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:

    \1,000 per term

  • Enrollment

    May, Sep, Jan (also possible to join in the middle of a term)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Wakakusa Class (Zoom) Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Seki International Exchange Association
    (inside Seki City Residents’ Cooperation Division)

    電話番号0575-23-6806

    メールアドレス

    shiminkyodo@city.seki.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Each home

  • Term Dates

    May to March of the following year

  • Day / Time

    Once a week for one hour
    Please consult with your teachers.

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:

    2,000 per year

  • Enrollment

    Apr – May
    (also possible to join in the middle of a term)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Grammar / Reading and writing / Others

Tawara Tsubasa Class

  • Contact

    Seki International Exchange Association
    (inside Seki City Residents’ Cooperation Division)

    電話番号0575-23-6806

    メールアドレス

    shiminkyodo@city.seki.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Tahara Fureai Center
    1426-1 Nishitahara Seki-shi
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    Jun – Feb
    26 classes per year
    (No classes during summer and winter vacation)

  • Day / Time

    Friday 
    One hour between 15:00 – 18:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:
    1,200 per year

    Insurance Fee:
    800 per year

  • Enrollment

    Apr – May
    (also possible to join in the middle of a term)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Reading and writing / Others

Asakura Tsubasa Class

  • Contact

    Seki International Exchange Association
    (inside Seki City Residents’ Cooperation Division)

    電話番号0575-23-6806

    メールアドレス

    shiminkyodo@city.seki.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Asakura Fureai Center
    2-18-1 Sennencho Seki-shi
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    Jun – Feb
    26 classes per year
    (No classes during summer and winter vacation)

  • Day / Time

    Thursday 
    One hour between 15:00 – 18:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:
    1,200 per year

    Insurance Fee:
    800 per year

  • Enrollment

    Apr – May
    (also possible to join in the middle of a term)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Reading and writing / Others

Japanese language classes in Kakamigahara

KIA Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kakamigahara International Association

    電話番号058-383-1426 

    メールアドレス

    kia@city.kakamigahara.gifu.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Kakamigahara Sangyo Bunka Center  
    2nd Floor, 2-186 Nakasakura-machi, Kakamigahara-shi 
    (1 min walk from Kakamigahara-Shiyakushomae Station)
    Parking available (free for up to 3 hours)

  • Day / Time

    Wednesdays
    19:00 – 21:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(Approximately 2-4 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Glocal Family Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Glocal Family
    Shigenobu Itazu

    電話番号090-1276-8748 

    メールアドレス

    itazusigenobu007@yahoo.co.jp

  • Venue

    Sohara welfare center
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Mon to Thurs 19:00-21:00
    Sun 9:00-13:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:

    200 yen per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(1 or 2 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Hashima

Nihongo Hiroba Hashima City Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Hashima International Exchange Association

    電話番号058-392-1111

    メールアドレス

    kyodo@city.hashima.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Hashima-shi Fukushi Fureai Kaikan 3-25 Asahira,Fukuju-cho,Hashima-shi
    (10 mins walk from Meitetsu Hashima-Shiyakushomae Station)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Second and fourth Sundays of the month 10:00 – 11:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course fee:

    Free

    Course materials fee:

    Must be paid by the participant

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Ogaki

Japanese for Foreign Residents Level 1 Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Ogaki International Exchange Association
    FAX: 0584-82-2314

    電話番号0584-82-2311

    メールアドレス

    oiea@mb.ginet.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Ogaki city Suitopia Center study hall
    5-51 Murohonmachi, Ogaki-shi, 〒503-0911
    (15 mins walk from JR Ogaki Station, South Exit)
    Parking available with fee

  • Eligibility

    For people living or working in the Seino Region

  • Term Dates

    3 terms per year
    ①May – Jul 
    ②Aug – Nov
    ③Nov – Feb
    10 classes per term

  • Day / Time

    Sundays
    10:00 – 12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:

    1000 yen per term

  • Enrollment

    Around 1 month before the start of each term
    *It is not possible to enroll in the course during the term

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(1 class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing

Japanese for Foreign Residents Level 2 Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Ogaki International Exchange Association
    FAX: 0584-82-2314

    電話番号0584-82-2311

    メールアドレス

    oiea@mb.ginet.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Ogaki city Suitopia Center study hall
    5-51 Murohonmachi, Ogaki-shi, 〒503-0911
    (15 mins walk from JR Ogaki Station, South Exit)
    Parking available with fee

  • Eligibility

    For people living or working in the Seino Region

  • Term Dates

    3 terms per year (10 classes per term)
    ①Jun – Aug 
    ②Aug – Nov
    ③Dec – Feb

  • Day / Time

    Sundays
    10:00 ー 12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee:

    1,000 yen per term

  • Enrollment

    Around 1 month before the start of each term
    *It is not possible to enroll in the course during the term

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(1 class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing

One-on-One Japanese Learning Support Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Ogaki International Exchange Association
    FAX: 0584-82-2314

    電話番号0584-82-2311

    メールアドレス

    oiea@mb.ginet.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Ogaki city Suitopia Center study hall
    5-51 Murohonmachi, Ogaki-shi, 〒503-0911
    (15 mins walk from JR Ogaki Station, South Exit)
    Parking available with fee

  • Eligibility

    For people living or working in the Seino Region

  • Day / Time

    Held once per week for an hour to an hour and a half, except on days that the Ogaki International Exchange Association is closed (usually Tuesdays). (Open 8:00 – 17:00)

  • Course Fees etc.

    Registration fee:

    1,000 yen for 3 months

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing

Nihongo Oshaberi Room Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Ogaki International Exchange Association
    FAX: 0584-82-2314

    電話番号0584-82-2311

    メールアドレス

    oiea@mb.ginet.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Ogaki city Suitopia Center study hall
    5-51 Murohonmachi, Ogaki-shi, 〒503-0911
    (15 mins walk from JR Ogaki Station, South Exit)
    Parking available with fee

  • Eligibility

    For people living or working in the Seino Region

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 9:30-12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(1 or 2 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Minokamo

Japanese Class for Foreign Residents

  • Contact

    Minokamo City Machitsukuri Division (Community Development Division)

    電話番号0574-42-6262

    メールアドレス

    tabunka@city.minokamo.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Minokamo City Hall Station South Annex (eki minami bunshitsu)
    Noritake Building 1F
    1752-1 Ota-cho, Minokamo-shi
    (5 mins walk from JR Mino-Ota Station)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    In person: 
    For Portuguese speakers: Mon, Thurs
    For Tagalog/ English speakers: Tues, Fri 
    15:00-16:00
    Online:
    Tues 19:00-20:25

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free
    Actual cost of textbook copies

  • Enrollment

    March, June, September, December
    (Applications are also accepted outside of these months so please contact us for more information)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation

MIEA Japanese Course ●Wednesdays Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Minokamo International Exchange Association

    電話番号0574-28-3822

    メールアドレス

    office@miea-jp.com

    To official website
  • Venue

    Minokamo-shi Shogai Gakushu Center (next to City Hall)
    3425-1 Ota-cho, Minokamo-shi
    5-10 mins walk from JR Mino-Ota Station
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    People living and/or working in Minokamo, Kawabe, and Tomika will be given priority.

  • Term Dates

    3 terms per year

    ①Apr – July
    ②Aug – Nov
    ③Dec – Mar

  • Day / Time

    Wednesdays
    19:00 – 20:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(3 to 5 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation

MIEA Japanese Course ●Saturdays Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Minokamo International Exchange Association

    電話番号0574-28-3822

    メールアドレス

    office@miea-jp.com

    To official website
  • Venue

    Minokamo City Hall Station South Annex (eki minami bunshitsu)
    Noritake Building 1F
    1752-1 Ota-cho, Minokamo-shi
    (5 mins walk from JR Mino-Ota Station)
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    People living and/or working in Minokamo, Kawabe, and Tomika will be given priority.

  • Term Dates

    3 terms per year

    ①Apr – July
    ②Aug – Nov
    ③Dec – Mar

  • Day / Time

    Saturdays
    10:00 – 11:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(3 to 5 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation

Japanese language classes in Kani

Let's Connect in Japanese! "Watashiba" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (Non-profit organization)
    FAX: 0574-60-1230
    Instagram: @watashiba_kani_

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Imawatari Chiku Center
    1521-4 Imawatari, Kani, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0207
    5 minutes walk from Nihon Line Imawatari Station on the Meitetsu Hiromi line.

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Third Sunday of every month (13:30-15:00)

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Preparatory Classes for Preschool Children "Ohisama Class" "Hiyoko Class" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (Non-profit organization)
    FAX: 0574-60-1229

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    ●Kani-shi Kinrousya Sougou Fukushi Center (Workers’ Welfare Center, L-Port Kani)
    1-3 Himegaoka, Kani, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0249
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    Preschool children

  • Term Dates

    Hiyoko Class only runs from October to March

  • Day / Time

    ●Ohisama Class: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri (9:30-12:00)
    ●Hiyoko Class: Mon-Fri (9:30-15:00)

  • Course Fees etc.

    ■ Class fee
    5000 yen per month
    ■ Membership fee
    3000 yen per year

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(One class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Others

High School Entrance Support "Satsuki Class" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (Non-profit organization)
    FAX: 0574-60-1228

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    ●Kani-shi Sougou Kaikan, Floor 1
    1-5 Hiromi, Kani City
    15 minute walk from JR Kani Station and Meitetsu Shin-Kani Station on the Hiromi Line
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    Further discussion needed

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri  10:00-16:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    ■ Class fee
    5000 yen per month
    ■ Membership fee
    3000 yen per month

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style

    Course contents

    Others

Japanese Class and Study Support for Elementary and Junior High School Students "After School Hope Class" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (Non-profit organization)
    FAX: 0574-60-1230

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Kani Multicultural Center Frevia
    1185-7, Shimoedo, Kani-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0203
    2 minute walk from JR Kani Station and Meitetsu Shin-Kani Station on the Hiromi Line
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    At the end of the fiscal year, confirm whether or not you wish to continue the class, then reapply for the following year (from April).

  • Day / Time

    Elementary school student class: Tues, Thurs (17:00-18:00)
    Junior high school student class: Tues, Thurs (18:30-20:00)

  • Course Fees etc.

    ■ Class fee
    Elementary school students: 2000 yen per month
    Junior high school students: 4000 yen per month
    ■ Course materials
    Must be paid by participants. Only necessary if school materials are insufficient
    ■ Membership fee
    3000 yen per year

     

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Course contents

    Others

Japanese Class and Study Support for Elementary and Junior High School Students "Hope Class" Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (Non-profit organization)
    FAX: 0574-60-1230

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    *The venue will differ depending on the class
    ●Kani-shi Sougou Kaikan, 1st Floor
    1-5 Hiromi, Kani City, 〒509-0214
    Free parking available
    Elementary school student class (10:00-11:30, 11:30-12:30)
    ●Kani Multicultural Center Frevia
    1185-7, Shimoedo, Kani-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0203
    2 minute walk from JR Kani Station and Meitetsu Shin-Kani Station on the Hiromi Line
    Free parking available
    Elementary school student class (13:00-15:00), junior high school student class (15:30-18:30)

  • Eligibility

    Public elementary and junior high school students in Kani city.

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system.

  • Day / Time

    Elementary school student class: Saturdays (10:00-11:30, 11:30-12:30, 13:00-15:00)
    Junior high school student class: Saturdays (15:30-18:30)

  • Course Fees etc.

    ■ Class fee
    Elementary school students: 2000 yen per month
    Junior high school students: 4000 yen per month

    ■ Membership fee
    3000 yen per year

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Others

Saturday Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (NPO)

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Kani Multicultural Center Frevia
    1185-7 Shimoedo, Kani-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0203      
    (2 mins walk from Shin-Kani Station (Meitetsu Hiromi Line), or 2 mins walk from JR Kani Station (Taita Line))
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Saturdays
    19:00 – 20:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    100 yen per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing

Sunday Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kani International Exchange Association (NPO)

    電話番号0574-60-1200

    メールアドレス

    npokiea@ma.ctk.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Kani Multicultural Center Frevia
    1185-7 Shimoedo, Kani-shi, Gifu Prefecture, 〒509-0203      
    (2 mins walk from Shin-Kani Station (Meitetsu Hiromi Line), or 2 mins walk from JR Kani Station (Taita Line))
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Sundays
    13:30 – 15:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    100 yen per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation

Japanese language classes in Tarui

Let's communicate in Japanese Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Tarui Community Development Council

    電話番号0584-23-1409

    メールアドレス

    taruikou@town.tarui.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Tarui Community Development Center
    1546-4 Tarui-cho, Fuwa-gun
    6 minute walk from JR Tarui station (Tarui-eki)

  • Eligibility

    Not specified

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    During Reiwa 4 (April 2022-March 2023)
    First Sunday of every month from August to November 2022 13:30 – 15:00
    Sunday 11th February 2023 13:30 – 15:00
    *We also plan to organize classes this year (from April 2024/ Reiwa 6). Information will be posted on the website linked above (Tarui Community Development Council homepage).

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation

Japanese language classes in Yoro

Yoro Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Yoro-cho Chuo Kominkan (Yoro Central Community Center)

    電話番号0584-32-1281

    メールアドレス

    19chukou@town.yoro.gifu.jp

  • Venue

    Yoro-cho Chuo Kominkan
    491 Ishibata, Yoro-cho, Yoro-gun
    〒503-1251
    (21 mins walk from Minotakada Station on the Yoro Line)                  
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    For people living or working in Yoro town

  • Day / Time

    Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 – 16:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee: 500 yen per year

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style / One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

Japanese language classes in Sakahogi

Sakahogi Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Sakahogi Town Planning Division

    電話番号0574-66-2411(direct line)

    メールアドレス

    kikaku@town.sakahogi.gifu.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Sakahogi Town Hall
    46-18 Torikumi, Sakahogi-cho, Kamo-gun
    (10 mins walk from JR Sakahogi Station)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Under review

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(1 class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Tajimi

Tajimi Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Tajimi International Exchange Association

    電話番号0572-22-1193

    メールアドレス

    tajimi-international@ob.aitai.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Tajimi Industry and Culture Center
    1-23 Shin-machi, Tajimi-shi (15 mins walk from Tajimi Station)
    Paid parking available

  • Day / Time

    1st and 3rd Sunday of the month
    10:00 – 11:50

  • Course Fees etc.

    Participation fee: 100 yen per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing

Japanese language classes in Toki

Toki City Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Toki Community Development Promotion Division

    電話番号0572-54-1111 (Phone extension:311)

    メールアドレス

    machisui@city.toki.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Toki City Bunka Plaza
    2121-1 Tokitsu-cho tokiguchi, Toki-shi
    (7 mins walk from JR Toki Station)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Saturdays 19:00 – 20:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing

Japanese language classes in Kaizu

Kaizu International Exchange Group Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Kaizu International Exchange Group

    電話番号090-3302-2527

    メールアドレス

    yir@octn.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Kaizu City Bunka Center
    585-1 Takasu, Kaizu-cho, Kaizu-shi
    (5 mins walk from Kaizu City Community Bus Rekishi Minzoku Shiryokan bus stop)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 13:00 – 16:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course Fee: 1200 yen per year (100 yen per month)

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(Mostly one-on-one)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Hirata Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Hirata Japanese class

    電話番号090-5007-5786(FAX 0584-32-0463)

    メールアドレス

    chuson111@beige.plala.or.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Hirata Kinro Seishonen Homu (Hirata Working Youth Home), Fureai Center
    4441-1 Imao, Hirata-cho, Kaizu-shi
    (200m west of Community Bus Imao bus stop, south of Imao Elementary School)
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 13:00 – 16:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course fee: 1200 yen per year

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(9 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Takayama

①Japanese for work ②Introductory Japanese class ③Beginner's Japanese class

  • Contact

    ① Hida Takayama International Association
    ② Takayama City Hall Secretariat Exchange Division

    電話番号0577-35-3130

    メールアドレス

    myd@city.takayama.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Takayama City Hall
    2-18 Hanaoka-machi, Takayama-shi
    (10 mins walk from JR Takayama Station)
    Free parking available

  • Eligibility

    Limited to elementary, junior high and high school students

  • Term Dates

    2 terms per year
    ①April – September
    ②October – March

  • Day / Time

    ① Japanese for work class
        Saturdays 13:30-14:30
    ② Introductory Japanese class
        Tuesdays 18:30-19:30
    ③ Beginner’s Japanese class
        Tuesdays 19:40-20:40

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course fee:

    6,000 yen per term

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups(2-3 classes)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Shirakawa

Shirakawa Japanese Class

  • Contact

    Shirakawa Town International Friendship Association
    (Japanese Volunteer Group)
    *Shirakawa Town Planning Division

    電話番号0574-72-1311 (direct line: 232)

    メールアドレス

    kikaku@town.shirakawa.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Shirakawa Town Chomin Kaikan
    1645-1 Kawamata, Shirakawa-cho (10 mins walk from JR Shirakawa-guchi Station)
    Paid parking available

  • Eligibility

    For residents of Shirakawa Town

  • Day / Time

    Negotiable

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing

Japanese language classes in Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Nakatsugawa Japanese Class
    Nobuko Fujii

    電話番号0573-66-0644

  • Venue

    Nakatsugawa City Chuo Kominkan
    2-3-25 Honmachi, Nakatsugawa
    (10 mins walk south from JR Nakatsugawa Station)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays 10:00 – 11:30 ※classes will not be held some days in August, December and January

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course materials fee:

    \100 per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups(3 to 5 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing / Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Culture exchange / Others

Nakatsugawa Afternoon Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Nakatsugawa Afternoon Japanese Class
    Masaki Kudo

    電話番号090-7020-4205

    メールアドレス

    kudobasara@hotmail.com

  • Venue

    Chuo Koumin-kan (Central Community Center)
    2-chome 3-25, Honmachi, Nakatsugawa City

  • Day / Time

    Sundays 13:00 – 14:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    500 yen per month

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Preparation for Japanese-Language Proficiency Test / Others

Nakatsugawa Nihongo Hiroba Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Nakatsugawa City Citizen Cooperation Division

    電話番号0573-66-1111

    メールアドレス

    kyodo@city.nakatsugawa.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Nakatsugawa City People and Town Terrace (Nakatsugawa-shi Hito Machi Terasu)
    Nakatsugawa Shinmachi 2-34, 〒508-0038
    Five minutes walk from JR Nakatsugawa station

  • Eligibility

    For those who live, work, or study in Nakatsugawa

  • Term Dates

    2 terms/ semesters per year from July to September and December to January

  • Day / Time

    Saturdays 13:30-15:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    1,500 yen per term

  • Enrollment

    July and November, but it is also possible to enrol during the term.

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(One class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Ena

Ena Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Ena International Exchange Association

    電話番号0573-26-1880

    メールアドレス

    info@eiea.org

    To official website
  • Venue

    Ena City Shimin Kaikan 
    1-3-21 Shoke, Nagashima-cho, Ena-shi 
    (15 mins walk from JR Ena Station)
    (1 min from National Highway Route 19, Shoke Crossing opposite Yakiniku Ganko-tei)
    Free parking available

  • Day / Time

    2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays of every month 10:00 – 11:30

  • Course Fees etc.

    100 yen per session
    Course materials must be purchased by the participant.

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring / Small groups(3 groups)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Grammar / Reading and writing / Culture exchange / Others

Japanese language classes in Hida

Cultural Exchange Session "ippo to the world" Japanese learning lounge

  • Contact

    Hitomi Takachio

    電話番号080-6050-4506

    メールアドレス

    hitomi.t.interculture@gmail.com

    To official website
  • Venue

    Higashi-cho, Kamioka-cho, Hida-shi

  • Eligibility

    Not specified/ anyone

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Fridays 19:30-21:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    200 yen per session *until March 2024 (after March the participation cost may change)

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange / Others

Iwatsuka Japanese Class

  • Contact

    Kumiko Iwatsuka
    (private number)

    電話番号0577-73-3192

  • Venue

    Iwatsuka-sensei’s home
    1-11 San-no-machi, Furukawa-cho, Hida-shi
    No car parking available

  • Day / Time

    Tues, Wed
    11:00 – 12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    \500 per session

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring

    Course contents

    Conversation / Reading and writing

Japanese language classes in Gero

Gero Japanese Exchange Salon Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Gero City, Regional Development Promotion Division

    電話番号0576-23-3777

    メールアドレス

    gco000010@city.gero.lg.jp

  • Venue

    ① Shimohara Shiminkaikan
        801-10 Mori, Gero-shi. 15 minute walk from JR Gero Station.

    ② Hagiwara Seiun Kaikan, Noji Center
        1166-8 Hagiwara, Hagiwara-cho, Gero-shi. 15 minute walk from JR Hagiwara Station.

    ③ Kanayama Shimohara Kouminkan (Kanayama )
        600-8 Ofunato, Kanayama-cho, Gero-shi. 10 minute walk from JR Kanayama Station.

  • Eligibility

    Not specified

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    All 10:00-12:00

    Gero Shiminkaikan
    ①2nd June (Sun)
    ②9th June (Sun)
    ③23rd June (Sun)
    ④30th June (Sun)

    Hagiwara Seiun Kaikan, Noji Center
    ①1st September (Sun)
    ②8th September (Sun)
    ③29th September (Sun)
    ④6th October (Sun)

    Kanayama Shimohara Kouminkan (2025)
    ①26th January (Sun)
    ②2nd February (Sun)
    ③9th February (Sun)
    ④23rd February (Sun)

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time
    *Applications will close when the maximum number of participants is reached.

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation

Gero Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Gero City Regional Development Promotion Division

    電話番号0576-23-3777

    メールアドレス

    gco000010@city.gero.lg.jp

  • Venue

    Gero Shimin-kaikan (community center)
    Mori 801 Banchi 10, Gero-shi
    15 min walk from JR Gero Station

  • Eligibility

    Not specified

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Tuesdays 10:30-12:00

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Mizunami

Local Japanese Class Mizunami "Let's Get Together Using Japanese" (Chuo Kominkan) Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Mizunami City, Mizunami Future Department, Lifelong Learning Division
    FAX: 0572-68-5283

    電話番号0572-68-5281

    メールアドレス

    shogaigakushu@city.mizunami.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Chuo Kominkan (Chuo Community Center)
    7267-4 Toki-cho, Mizunami-shi,〒509-6101
    10 minutes walk from JR Mizunami Station

  • Eligibility

    Aged 16 and over

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    TBC

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Applications accepted throughout the course period

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Local Japanese Class Mizunami "Let's Get Together Using Japanese" (Sue Kominkan) Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Mizunami City, Mizunami Future Department, Lifelong Learning Division
    FAX: 0572-68-5283

    電話番号0572-68-5281

    メールアドレス

    shogaigakushu@city.mizunami.lg.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Sue Kominkan (Sue Community Center)
    405-1 Mashizume, Sue-cho, Mizunami-shi,〒509-6361
    30 minutes by car from JR Mizunami Station

  • Eligibility

    Aged 16 and over

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    TBC

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Applications accepted throughout the course period

  • Type of Class

    Small groups

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange

Japanese language classes in Wanouchi

Wanouchi Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Wanouchi Board of Education (Wanouchi-cho Kyoiku Iinkai)
    FAX: 0584-69-4592

    電話番号0584-69-4500

    メールアドレス

    wakyo@tanpopo.ne.jp

    To official website
  • Venue

    Wanouchi Library (Wanouchi Toshokan) 2nd floor 
    1495 Nakagoshinden, Wanouchi-cho, Anpachi-gun
    〒503-0212
    From Ogaki Station (Ogaki Eki-mae bus stop) take the Wanouchi line bound for Wanouchi-cho Bunka Kaikan (Wanouchi Cultural Hall)
    From Gifu Hashima Station take the Wanouchi-Hashima line bound for Wanouchi-cho Bunka Kaikan
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    No term/ semester system

  • Day / Time

    Cultural exchange session: Sunday 9th June 13:00-15:00
    Full schedule for 2024 TBC

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Enrollment

    Any time

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style

    Course contents

    Conversation

Japanese language classes in Gujo

Japanese Class for Foreign Nationals Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Gujo Hachiman International Friendship Association

    電話番号0575-67-1121

    To official website
  • Venue

    Gujo City Sogo Bunka Center (Gujo City Cultural Center)
    207-1 Shimatani, Hachiman, Gujo-shi
    (Next to Gujo City Hall)
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    Around October to November

  • Day / Time

    TBC

  • Course Fees etc.

    Course fee: 1000 yen

  • Enrollment

    September
    (also possible to join in the middle of the term)

  • Type of Class

    One-on-one tutoring

    Course contents

    Conversation

Easy Japanese Class Recruiting teachers / volunteersRecruiting teachers / volunteers

  • Contact

    Shirotori Town International Association
    FAX: 0575-82-3117 (Gujo City Hall, Shirotori Promotion Office)

    電話番号0575-82-3111

    To official website
  • Venue

    Shirotori Fureai Souzoukan (Creative Center)
    Shirotori 359-26, Shirotori Town, Gujo City, 〒501-5112
    5 minute walk from Mino-Shirotori Station on the Nagara-gawa Tetsudo Line 
    Free parking available

  • Term Dates

    Around September to November

  • Course Fees etc.

    Free

  • Type of Class

    Classroom-style(One class)

    Course contents

    Conversation / Culture exchange / Others

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