Japanese Language Courses in Sendai City

Apart from the Sendai Japanese Language Course, there are many other Japanese classes held in Sendai City. As the courses have various start dates and fees, we invite you to take an interview to enter a class that is suitable for you. For more information about interviews please contact the places below.

Courses Divided by Level

Sendai Japanese Language Course

Level Beginners, Elementary, Intermediate, (Kanji and Japanese Current Affairs courses also available)
Terms Term 1: Apr-Sept / Term 2: Oct-Mar
Class time *Varies with class level
Fee Free * Students pay for the cost of the textbook
Place Aoba-ku Chuo Shimin Center (formally called Ichiban-cho Shimin Center), 2-1-4 Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai City 980-0811
Enquiries Aoba-ku Chuo Shimin Center
TEL: 022-223-2516
SenTIA (Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association)
TEL: 022-268-6260

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Japanese Learner's Room

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Level Beginner / Elementary / Intermediate
Terms *Join anytime
Class time Wednesdays & Fridays 10:00-11:30
Fee Free (Textbook fees are not included)
Place Yagiyama Shimin Center, 1-43 Honcho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, 982-0801
TEL: 022-228-1190
Enquiries TEL: 022-228-1190
E-mail:yagiyama-siminc@hm-sendai.jp
*Childcare service is available, but please contact them in advance

ICAS Japanese Language Course

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Level Elementary A・B
Terms April ~ Septmber / October ~ March *Join anytime
Class time Elementary A: Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursdays 10:00-11:30
Elementary B: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00-11:30
Fee Elementary A: \15,000 *Textbook fees are not included
Elementary B: \10,000 *Textbook fees are not included
Place Tohoku University International House, 19-1 Sanjo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 981-0935
Enquiries ICAS (International Citizen’s Association of Sendai)
npo.icas@gmail.com

Japanese Class for Children

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Level For non-native Japanese speakers. Elementary students (2 classes) & J.H School students (1 class)
Terms May 2013– Feb 2014
Class time Every Saturdays (except summer and winter holidays)  10:00-12:00
Fee 500 yen per half year
Place Aoba-ku Chuo Shimin Center, 2-1-4 Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 980-0811
Enquiries Aoba-ku Chuo Shimin Center
TEL: 022-223-2516

Foreign Residents' Child Support Groupe

Level For non-native Japanese speakers. Elementary students & J.H School students & High School students
Terms *Join anytime
Class time To be decided by the student and supporter
Fee Registration fee: ¥1,000  Tuition fee: Free
Place Place: To be decided by the student and supporter
Enquiries Ms. Tadokoro TEL:022-375-5639
E-mail: jets@sda.att.ne.jp

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MIA Japanese Language Course

Level Elementary 1 / Elementary 2 (20 students in each class), Intermediate 1, Kanji 1/ Kanji 2
Terms Apr~ / Oct~ (for 5 months)
Class time Elementary- 4 times a week (Tues-Fri 10:00-12:00)
Intermediate- twice a week (Tue and Thu 13:00-15:00)
Kanji class- once a week (Fri 13:00-15:00)
Fee Elementary 1 & 2 (¥18,000), Intermediate term 1 (¥9,000), Kanji 1 & 2 (¥7,200)
*Textbook fees are not included
Place Mia Lecture Room (Miyagi-ken Sendai Godochosha 7th Floor) 4-17 Tsutsumidoriamamiya-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 981-0914
Enquiries Miyagi International Relations Association
TEL : 022-275-3796

MIA Japanese Night Course

Level Elementary 1 / Elementary 2 (15 students in each class)
Terms Apr~Sep / Oct~ Mar
Class time Tuesdays 18:30-20:30
Fee ¥12,000 (textbook fees are not included)
Place Mia Lecture Room (Miyagi-ken Sendai Godochosha 7th Floor) 4-17 Tsutsumidoriamamiya-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 981-0914
Enquiries Miyagi International Relations Association
TEL : 022-275-3796

Privately Run Classes

Nihongo no mori

Level No set level *Improve your conversation skills & ask any questions about the Japanese language.
Terms *Join anytime
Class time Tuesdays & Fridays 13:00-15:00
The 4th Tuesday 13:00-14:30
Fee Free
Place Sendai International Center, Kenkyushitsu Lecture Room or Workshop Room, Aobayama Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 980-0856
Enquiries Nihongo no mori
Ms. Kurokawa: TEL 022-272-7278
Ms. Matsunaga: TEL 022-278-0734
*Reservations are not necessary

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Izumi Japanese Salon (Katsura Class)

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Level Elementary, Intermediate
Terms *Join anytime
Class time Fridays 10:00-11:30 and 17:30-19:00
Fee Free
Place Katsura Shimin Center, 3-19-1 Katsura, Izumi-ku, Sendai-shi, 981-3134
Enquiries Mr. Eiji Yokata Email: pearl504@y7.dion.ne.jp TEL: 022-378-6199

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Moniwadai Nihongo Salon

Level Elementary I & II, Pre-Intermediate
Terms Apr 14 – Jul 14 Sept 1 – Dec 15
*Join anytime
Class time Wednesdays 10:00-12:00
Fee ¥1,000 per term (Textbook and recreation fees are not included)
Place Moniwadai Shimin Center, 4-1-10 Moniwadai, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, 982-0252
TEL: 022-281-3293
Enquiries Moniwadai Japanese Course Volunteer Group Ms. Okazaki
TEL: 022-392-1580 (please call before 9p.m.)
*You are welcome to bring your child along, but no childcare services are provided.

Independent Student Groups

Tohoku Gakuin University Japanese Volunteer Circle ‘HANDS’

Level Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced
Terms May-Aug, Oct-Jan *Join anytime *Please send an E-mail beforehand.
Class time Twice a week (Tuesday OR Friday)
Tues 19:00-20:30
Fri 19:00-20:30
Fee free
Place Tohoku Gakuin University Tsuchitoi Campus, 1-3-1 Tsuchitoi, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, 980-8511
Enquiries E-mail:hands.since2007@hotmail.co.jp

Tohoku Fukushi University Japanese Volunteer Circle ‘Sigma Society’

Level Beginner to advanced
Terms *Join anytime
Class time Saturdays 10:30-12:00
Fee Free
Place Tohoku Fukushi University Gakusyu Hall, Aoba-ku, Kunimi 1-8-1
Enquiries E-mail:sigma3hukushi@yahoo.co.jp(Ms. Tannai)

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Furisuku International Exchange Group

We are a group that meets together and communicates freely with each other in Japanese and English.

Level Beginner to advanced
Terms *Join anytime
Class time Thursdays 19:00-21:00
Fee Free
Place Sendai International Center, L-Park Sendai, Sendai Shimin Katsudou Support Center *Venue changes every week. Please ring up to find out where it is being held
Enquiries E-mail:furisuku-sendai@hotmail.co.jp

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