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Japanese Language Classes[NIHONGO KYOUSHITSU ICHIRAN]

A Guide to Japanese Language Classes for Foreigners (Updated April, 2007)
Please participate in one of the following Japanese courses designed specifically for foreigners.

  Affiliated Organization Location Days and Times Term Level Class Size
Utsunomiya Utsunomiya Intfl. Assoc.
028-634-5801
Utsunomiya North Lifelong Learning Center
Wakakusa 3-12-25,Utsunomiya
1st,2nd and 3rd Sat 18:00`20:00 April to July
Sept to March
Beginner
to Intermed.
QO
Utsunomiya Comprehensive Welfare Center
Chuo 1-1-15,Utsunomiya
Thu 18:00`20:00 April to July
Sept to Feb
Beginner
to@Advanced
WO
PrimaryJunior High Schools in Utsunomiya@(Tomatsuri Elementary, Imaizumi Elementary, Asahi Middle and Takaragi Middle Schools) Once a week.
Between 1 to 2 hours a class.
Primary/JHS students and their parents
Step by Step Japanese@Conversation
028-637-7394
Utsunomiya East Lifelong Learning Center
Moto Imazumi 5-9-7,
Utsunomiya
Mon 10:00`12:00 All Year
(Except for August)
Beginner to Advanced RO
Japanese Friendship Society
028-635-9595
Tochigi International Center
Honcho 9-14,
Utsunomiya
Tues
Thu
10:00`12:00 All Year Introductory to Intermed. Up to 5 Per class 8 classes
ICCLA
Inter-Cultural Comm. Life Assoc.
028-625-0050
Email: iccla@sea.plala.or.jp
Utsunomiya Kita High School Mon 10:45`12:35 All Year Beginner to Advanced Limited to high school study abroad students.
Sakushin Gakuin High School Mon 11:50`12:40
Fri 10:50`12:30
Utsunomiya GirlsfHigh School Thu  13:00`15:00
Utsunomiya High School Fri  10:50`12:50
gHimawari-Oyako De Nihongoh Assoc.
028-669-2939
Tochigi International Center
Hon-cho 9-14, Utsunomiya
Saturday, once a month.
(Precise class dates and times will be decided after consulting with the participants.)
SO
Limited to parents and children who have yet to enter school.
Kiyohara District Intfl.
Assoc.
028-667-2162
Kiyohara Comm. Center
Kiyohara Kogyo Danchi 15-4, Utsunomiya
Sat 19:00`21:00 May to July
Sept to Nov
Jan to March
Beginner to Intermed.  RO per class
Japanese Training
028-625-5588
Tochigi prefecture Japan-China
Freindship Association
Sakura 2-2-28, Utsunomiya
Mon. and Fri. 14:00`16:30 As needed Intermed. To Advanced 5
Ashikaga Ashikaga International 
Assoc.
0284-20-2222
ext. 1103
Ashikaga Citizenfs Plaza
Yuraku-cho 837, Ashikaga
Tue 19:30`20:30 All Year Beginner  to
Advanced

Ashikaga Comprehensive Plaza
Asakura-cho 264, Ashikaga
Wed 10:00`11:00 All Year Beginner to
Advanced

Mikuriya Community Center
Momogashira-cho 2024-1, Ashikaga
Wed 19:30`20:30 All Year Beginner to
Advanced

Thu 10:00`11:00
Regional Welfare Hall
Yamashita-cho 1312-1,Ashikaga
Fri 19:30`20:30 All Year Beginner to
Advanced

Tochigi Tochigi City Intfl. Assoc.
gTochigi Goraku-Kaih
0282-25-3792
Tochigi Dai-Go Chiku Community Center
Hakonomori-machi 31-36, Tochigi
1st, 2nd & 3rd Sat 13:30`15:30
19:00`21:00
All Year Beginner` QO
Laborerfs General Welfare Center
Imaizumi-machi 1-2-7, Tochigi
1st, 2nd & 4th Sun 10:00`12:00 All Year Beginner` QO
KIKOfs Mini Market
Katayanagi-machi 1-6-10, Tochigi
Sun 9:00`11:00 All Year Beginner` PO
Sano Sano Intfl. Assoc.
0283-24-4447
Inubushi Dist. Community Center
Inubushi Shimo-cho 1798, Sano
Sun 14:00`16:00 First term:
6/10 - 7/15
Second term:Undecided
Beginner QO
Kanuma Kanuma Intfl. Assoc.
0289-63-2256
Kanuma Citizensf Info CenterBunkabashi Cho 1982-18, Kanuma 2nd Thu,
4th Sat
19:00`20:30 All Year Beginner to
Advanced

Global Group
0289-76-3393
Global House
Midori Cho 2-2-18, Kanuma
1st Sat 11:00`12:00 All Year Beginner to
Intermed.
PO
Nikko Nikko Internaional Assoc.
0288-21-5182
Citizenfs Activity Support Center
Imaichi 304-3, Nikko
2nd&4ththu 19:00`20:00 All year Beginner to
Intermed.
`QO
Fujiwara Kominkan
Kinugawa Onsen Ohhara 1404-1, Nikko
1st&3rdthu 13:00`14:30 May to
March
beginner
Oyama Oyama Intfl Assoc. (Monday Circle)
0285-45-4526
iYamanakaj
Oyama City Kinro Seishonen Home
Inuzuka 3-1-2, Oyama
Mon 10:00`11:30 All Year Beginner RO
Oyama Intfl Assoc.
(Nihongo Tobira no Kai)
0285-23-1282
iAokij
Oyama Central Comm. Center
Chuo-cho 1-1-1, Oyama
Fri 19:00`20:30 All Year Beginner to
Intermed.
QO
Oyama Intfl Friendship Assoc.( OIFA) 
0285-24-7730
Oyama City Chuo Community
Center(Preview Room)
Chuo-cho 1-1-1, Oyama
Wed and Thu 18:30`19:30 5/11-7/13
9/14-12/14
1/18-3/14
Beginner 10
Moka SAKU-Ra
Moka Intfl Friendship Assoc.
0285-83-8098
Moka City Comm. Center
Ara-machi 1201, Moka
Fri 18:30`20:30 All Year Beginner `QO
Otawara Otawara Intfl. Assoc.
0287-22-5353
Otawara Volunteer Center
Yuuai Bldg.Sumiyoshi-machi,
1-7-1, Otawara
Wed 19:00`21:00 All Year Beginner to
Advanced

Yaita Yaita Intfl. Assoc.
0287-43-0031
Yaita Comm. Center
Yaita 103-1, Yaita
2nd and 4th Sat 19:00`21:00 May to Nov Beginner to
Intermed.
PO
Nasu-shiobara Nasushiobara Intfl. Assoc.
0287-62-7126
(Apply directly to the class location)
Iki-Iki Fureai Center
Sakura-machi 1-5,
Nasu-Shiobara
Thu 19:00`21:00 All Year Beginner to
Intermed.

Higashi Nasuno Comm. Center
Higashikoya 474, Nasu-Shiobara
Tue 19:00`21:00
Mishima Comm. Center
0287-36-8531
Mishima Comm. Center
Higashi Mishima
6-337, Nasushiobara
Sat (2-3times
/month)
14:00`16:00 4/8- 3/17
(No classes in Aug)
Beginner
Sakura Sakura Intfl. Friendship Club
028-682-7759
Sakura-shi Ujiie Comm. Center
Sakurano 1322-8, Sakura
Sun 13:30`15:00 Apr to Dec Beginner
to
Intermed.
QO
Shimotsuke Shimotsuke Intfl. Assoc.
0285-40-5555
Undecided - (At a Local Community Center based on recommendations by the course applicants) Undecided - (Once a week. Class dates and times will be decided after consulting with the applicants) Beginner to Intermed 2 Beginner students
Nogi Nogi Intfl. Assoc.
0280-57-4111
Nogi Community Center
Marubayashi 571, Nogi
Sat, Sun
(3-4 times/month)
10:00`11:30 All Year Beginner to Intermed. No limit
Mibu Mibu Lifelong Learning Center
0282-82-8384
Mibu Lifelong Learning Center
Ochiai 3-5-3, Mibu
Sat, Sun
 (2times/month)
10:00`12:00 1st Term:(Apr to Sep)
2nd Term:(Oct to Mar)
PT
Ohira Ohira Human Rights Promotion Division
0282-43-6611
Ohira-machi Neighborhood Center
Arai 1305-3, Ohira-machi
Sat 20:00`21:30 All Year Beginner QT
Takanezawa Takanezawa Intfl. Assoc.
028-675-3175
Houshakuji Town Center
Koyodai 3-10-1,Takanezawa
Tue
 
19:00`21:00 All year Beginner to
Intermed.
No limit
Thu 9:30`11:30

Please contact the organizations for specific details regarding times, dates, etc.