Japanese 101

Japanese 101

Japanese Classroom is a formal Japanese language education program geared towards working adults. Students must be over 18 years of age, unless otherwise confirmed by the instructor. Each course covers 2 chapters in the New Japan Times Genki books over 10 weeks. Class meetings are held weekly from 6:00 – 7:30 PM online through Zoom.

Japanese 101 is our entry-level class. Students are not expected to have any prior knowledge of Japanese. Topics covered include:

  • Hiragana & Katakana
  • X wa Y desu. (He is a student.)
  • Telling a time
  • Asking for the price
  • Exchanging phone numbers
  • Demonstratives (this, that, that one over there…)
  • Possessive (Whose ~?)
  • Particles


Genki 1 Textbook 3rd Edition ISBN-13: 978-4789017305 ISBN-10: 4789017303

Genki 1 Workbook 3rd Edition ISBN-13: 978-4789017312 ISBN-10: 4789017311

Cancellation Policy

Classes canceled due to low enrollment (under 4 students) will receive full refunds. No refunds will be given past the registration deadline for students who wish to withdraw from the class.

Please note that we are now offering a more casual 101 course less focused on grammar and more geared at conversational Japanese comprehension. If you are interested in that type of curriculum please visit the Conversational Japanese for Beginners class link.

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