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[Online] Japanese Language Classes -Spring B 2024 Japanese Fundamentals 1 (Day) – Tuesday

Tuesday, May 7 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Japanese Language Program at JASDFW offers beginning level Japanese classes to help learners build foundations of learning the Japanese language. The focus is on conversational Japanese and learning the language in social context. Classes will cover familiar topics regularly encountered in daily life and friendly social situations.  The goal is for learners to have a basic understanding of how the language is used in different social circumstances while learning some essential Japanese language structures and cultural/social values.  

The program also offers several workshops throughout the year that focuses on specific themes (travel tips, tv shows, etc)  or particular structure of the language (the use of des, particles,  the writing characters, etc). 

These Japanese classes will be conducted via Zoom. Attendees must have a device with audio and video capabilities, as well as an internet connection. The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth reserves the right to cancel the class if it does not meet the minimum attendance number. Please contact us at if you have questions about this workshop and language classes.

Adults Class (Age 16 +)

Fundamentals 1 – Every Tuesday between April 16th – June 4th   (8 sessions)
Classes run weekly from 12:00pm – 1:00pm(Central)
Minimum 6 students, maximum 15 students


Members: $160
Non-Members: $210
Membership Bundle: $190 (Save $15!)

Please read our Japanese Language Program Policy before registering.

Register for Fundamentals 1 (Day) – Tuesday

Japanese Fundamentals 1: Getting Started (Online)

This course is for beginners who are looking for a general understanding of the Japanese language and to practice some common expressions used in personal conversations. The course will touch a little bit of everything of the good-to-know basics as learners begin their Japanese learning journey.  Prior knowledge of Japanese characters (Hiragana, Katakana, & Kanji) is not required to take this course. Students will be able to:  

  • Appropriately demonstrate a variety of greetings and parting phrases.
  • Demonstrate the use of a variety of basic and essential daily expressions such as yes/no, thank you/sorry, and excuse me.
  • Practice introducing themselves appropriately.
  • Practice sharing simple personal details such as where they live, likes/dislikes, and talents and skills.
  • Examine basic sentence structures and create simple sentences about themselves.
  • Examine the roles of particles in Japanese and become familiar with some basic particles.
  • Recognize basic hiragana characters and distinguish them from other characters (katakana and kanji).
  • Examine some practices, beliefs and attitudes that characterize Japanese culture.


Mia Donovan


Tuesday, May 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is a Texas non-profit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.