A place for non-Japanese people to study beginner Japanese and Japanese culture, taught by expert Japanese teachers and supported by Japanese language volunteers. In addition to supporting non-Japanese people, these classes aim for mutual learning and understanding through Japanese language and culture. Around 100 students take the classes each year, and students are offered a completion certificate when the Japanese teacher recognizes that they have mastered the content of the textbook.
Those who live, work, or study in Arakawa City and have a beginner level of Japanese (16 and older).
*Excludes students at language school
¥2,000 per term
Daytime course: ¥2,800 for textbook, ¥1,200 for workbook
Night course: ¥2,800 for textbook
Dates and Times
Term 1, Daytime and Night Courses: April to June (22 sessions)
Term 2, Daytime and Night Courses: September to November (22 sessions)
Term 3, Daytime and Night Courses: January to March (22 sessions)
How to Apply
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Applications and Inquiries
Arakawa International Communications Office
2-2-3 Arakawa, Arakawa-ku 116-8501
(part of the Culture and Exchange Promotion Section at Arakawa City Hall)
Phone: 03-3802-3798 Fax: 03-3802-4769