This class is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be put on our waiting list, please email ikuko@jasdfw.org.

Our popular Japanese language class is back! This course is for beginners who are looking for a general understanding of the Japanese language and to practice some common expressions used in daily conversations. 

PLEASE NOTE: JASDFW Japanese language classes are currently offered online via Zoom. To participate, you will need access to a device with internet, microphone, and camera.

Adults Class (Age 18 +)

Every Thursday between September 16 – November 4 (8 weeks course)
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm (CDT)
Maximum 10 students
Best for beginners or those with limited knowledge of Japanese.

Fee

Members: $150
Non-Members: $200
Membership Bundle: $180 (Save $15!)

Schedule

Session 1: Thursday, September 16, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
Course Overview, Introduction, Greetings, Yes/No in Japanese
Session 2: Thursday, September 23, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
Some basics of Japanese (Characters & sentence-structures), Self-introduction
Session 3: Thursday, September 30, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
This -That, Asking questions (what is this/that?)
Session 4: Thursday, October 7, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)

Numbers, Likes and dislikes, Asking questions (what you like/don’t like?)
Session 5: Thursday, October 14, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)

Numbers, Basic counters, Asking questions (how much, how old, how long, etc)
Session 6: Thursday, October 21, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
TBA
Session 7: Thursday, October 28, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
TBA
Session 8: Thursday, November 4, 8:3o PM – 9:30 PM (CDT)
Review & Interactive Presentation

*Topics are subjected to change

Instructor

Ikuko Fujiwara
Her academic and professional background is in TESOL and Composition which began with earning a Master’s degree in TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her career has been devoted to instruction and supporting student success while promoting diversity and inclusion in educational spaces. She has experience teaching Japanese, ESOL and college composition at various colleges in the United States. She is committed to creating inclusive and meaningful learning spaces where people engage in cross-cultural/intercultural understanding and learn to use language in empowering ways.