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Naka Ward Town News

Naka Ward Town News

Yokohama Association for International Communications and Exchanges

Yokohama Association for International Communications and Exchanges

Japanese Classes

Naka International Lounge Japanese Language Class

This beginners’ level Japanese language class is designed to help foreign residents who have started their new life in Yokohama.  The class meets twice a week and consists of 30 lessons.  The curriculum teaches practical Japanese systematically.  You can take up to 2 courses.
There is a course orientation with useful information for your daily life both in English and Chinese. International exchange events and requesting volunteer interpreters are just some of the services offered.


  • The classes are for those who live or work in Naka Ward.
  • 30 lessons/course, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am-12:00 pm (twice a week)
  • Small-group lesson (5 groups)
  • Fee: 6,000 yen per course (30 lessons)


The course begins on November 20th, 2018.  You will be interviewed to determine which group is suitable. Please book for the interview after Oct. 1st by phone or in person.  Residents or workers in Naka Ward have priority for registration.   If you don’t have it, please ask us after November 1st.

November 20,22,27,29
December 4,6,11,13,18
January    8,10,15,17,22,24,29,31
February  5,7,12,14,19,21,26,28
March      5,7,12,14,19

Flyer of Japanese Language Class by Naka International Lounge

Map of Japanese classes in Naka Ward

Japaneses Class Database (Yokohama) (Japanese / English)