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Japanese Language Program for Adults

Students learn the language of modern Japan. Structured classes in an informal setting provide the opportunity for active participation and practice.

*Winter 2024 session registration was closed.

 

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Levels

Beginner Courses

Textbooks:

Japanese for Busy People Vol. 1 (Japanese Kana Version, 4th Edition) : Textbook information -> Link

*The textbook can be purchased from the JCCC Reception at the time of registration or before the first class. You can also purchase the textbooks at Amazon.ca and Bluetree Books (bluetreebooks.com).

 

Contents:

BEGINNER I - Part 2 This class is for students who are studying Japanese for the first time.

BEGINNER II - Part 2 focuses on practical communication in every day life. This is the class for the students who completed Beginner I previously, or who has learned Japanese before and can read all Hiragana.

BEGINNER III - Part 2 focuses on practical communication in every day life. This is the class for the students who completed Beginner II previously, or who has learned Japanese before and can read all Hiragana and Katakana. Students are required to have basic knowledge of Hiragana and Katakana writing systems.

 

Intensive Japanese Language Course

*The schedule will be announced soon.

Textbooks:

Intensive Japanese Language Course - Japanese for Busy People Ⅱ Revised 4th Edition: Textbook information -> Link

 

Other courses

INTERMEDIATE III - This course is for the students previously participated in Intermediate II.

 

Instructors

Akiko Maruoka (Coordinator), Taiko Feldkamp, Noriko Furuya, Natsuko Mayers, Namiki Mochizuki, Kumiko Kitai.

 

FAQ

Q. How many students are there in a class?
A. 20 students maximum in-person class and 15 online.

Q. Where do I get the textbook?
A. The textbook can be purchased from the JCCC Reception at the time of registration or before the first class. You can also purchase the textbooks at Amazon.ca and Bluetree Books (bluetreebooks.com).

Q. I am not sure whether I registered for the appropriate level. Can I change classes after the session has started?
A. The instructor will evaluate you during the first two weeks and adjust your level if necessary.

Q. How do I know which room to go to on the first day?
A. There will be an information board set up by the entrance.

Q. I am not able to attend the first class. Can I join starting from the second class?
A. Yes, you can join starting from the second class. We will inform the instructor. You will still be charged the full rate.

Q. Do I receive a certification after completing the course?
A. Students who complete Beginner III or Intensive Japanese Couse will receive a certificate.

Q. I registered online. It said ‘Will Call’ in the confirmation. I have not heard from you yet.
A. Our team will email you the information in advance about 3 - 5 days before the class starts.

Pricing

$130 +HST

*JCCC Membership is required.

*Minimum Age: 18 years old

Schedule

In-Person Beginner Course

Tuesdays, January 16 - March 5 (8 lessons)

7:00 - 9:00pm

Beginner I - Part 2 CANCELED
Beginner II - Part 2
Beginner III - Part 2

 

Online Beginner Course

Wednesday, January 17 - March 6 (8 lessons)

7:00 - 9:00pm

Beginner I - Part 2
Beginner II - Part 2 CANCELED
Beginner III - Part 2

 

Tuesdays, January 16 - March 5 (8 lessons)

7:00 - 9:00pm

Beginner I - Part 2

 

Intensive Japanese Course

Online

Thursday, October 5 - June 20 (36 lessons)

7:00 - 9:00pm