Japanese Language Schools / Classes in Toyama

Niikawa Area


<Uozu City>

Uozu City Japanese Classes



Representative

Uozu City Regional Cooperation Division Residents Exchange Section

Location

1-10-1 Shakado, Uozu City

Uozu City Hall Meeting Rooms

Contact Address

Uozu City Hall Regional Cooperation Division

TEL

0765-23-1131

FAX

0765-23-1051

E-mail

chiiki-kyodo@city.uozu.lg.jp

URL

http://www.city.uozu.toyama.jp/  (On the 地域協働課 page)

Lecturers

25 volunteers

Number of Students

14 students (sign up is always open)

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo, Genki, Nihongo Kore Dake, etc.

Class Time and Location

【Individual Classes】
○Class Day: M-F with the date and time depending on the volunteers and the students (Once a week, 1 to 1.5 hours)
○Location: Uozu City Hall Meeting Room

Class Fee

Free (but 1000 yen per month for the volunteers' travel expenses)

How to Apply

Apply directly at the city hall. Dates and times will be determined there.

Comments

We teach beginner Japanese using textbooks. Classes are one on one so you can learn at your own pace and ask questions easily. Do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in these classes.


<Kurobe City>

Japanese Classes in Kurobe



Representative

Kaori Ieki

Location

20 Mikkaichi, Kurobe City
Kurobe International Exchange Center Colare

Contact Address

712-1 Makino, Kurobe City

TEL

0765-57-0498 / 080-1965-8625

FAX

0765-57-0498

E-mail

ieki@ma.mrr.jp

URL

Can be found on the Kurobe City website

Lecturers

8 support volunteers, 1 instruction advisor

Number of Students

Always recruiting (any nationality)

Study Materials Used

Conversations and handouts

Class Times

2-3 times a month on Saturdays or Sundays from 10:00 to 11:30

Fee

Materials fee: 300 yen each class (for introduction and activity classes)
Temporary childcare is available (reservations necessary)

How to Sign Up

Contact us by phone or by email

Comments

Come learn Japanese that will help you you're your daily life (listening, talking, reading, and writing) while conversing with the volunteers about everyday topics. Anyone can start at any time. We all live in the same area, let's learn together!


Toyama Area

<Toyama City>

Toyama Kokusai Gakuin



Representative

Taeko Miyata

Location

2-5-13 Hanazonocho, Toyama City
Orita Building

Contact Address

TEL

076-441-9360

FAX

076-441-9362

E-mail

toyamaia@h6.dion.ne.jp

URL

https://www.toyamaia.com/

Lecturers

14 Japanese teachers

Number of Students

53 (China, Nepal, Russia, Vietnam, Sweden, Pakistan, Ukraine, UK, Mongolia)

Study Materials Used

Dekiru Nihongo, Chukyu wo Manabo, Chukyu e Iko, Chukyu kara Jokyu e no Nihongo, Marugoto, etc.

Class Times

Monday to Friday

Fee

Depending on how you attend

How to Sign Up

Phone, Interview, Test, etc.

Comments

Professional Japanese teachers teach classes meticulously and attentively. We accept class requests from businesses.

Smile Bear Japanese Classes and Community



Representative

Shinji Yamaguchi

Location

Takaoka, Toyama, Imizu, Himi, Tonami ※All of Toyama Prefecture and Nanao City in Ishikawa Prefecture are possible as well

Contact Address

42-1 Oharaya, Toyama City

TEL

090-4267-3481

FAX

E-mail

yamaguchi@smilebear.jp

URL

http://smilebear.jp

Lecturers

12 volunteers (7 Japanese, 3 Chinese, 1 Vietnamese with N1, 1 Vietnamese with N2)

Number of Students

36 students, mostly Vietnamese and Chinese, but we are always recruiting for any nationality

Study Materials Used

Direct conversations in easy Japanese using only Japanese, Minna no Nihongo, remote teaching using official LINE accounts, Youtube, and remote classes, etc.

Class Times

90 minute clases on weekdays, between 17:00 and 20:00 and Saturdays between 9:00 and 12:00 and 13:00 and 16:00

Fee

Visiting lecturers, dedicated classes, open classes. Please ask directly.

How to Sign Up

Call, send an email, or send a message on LINE (ID:@743fjfeh). We can work with students as long as they are in Toyama Prefecture. We can also give classes on site at businesses.

Comments

"We solve language language problems for employers who hire foreigners." We teach with the objective of students obtaining the JLPT. While learning easy Japanese, our students learn to love Japan's culture and Japanese people. This is why we do not just have a Japanese class. We create a community where foreigners and Japanese alike can be friends. We can also support the promotion of exchanges with Japanese people while giving Japanese classes to Specified Skilled Workers.
※We are currently increasing the number of classes and hope to have some in everyone's neighborhood. Please contact us if you need us in an area.
※Niikawa area, Oyabe City, Eastern Toyama Prefecture, Nanao City. Contact us about Japanese classes for technical intern trainees.

Toyama Japonica



Representative

Kazuko Nakagawa

Location

3-5-12 Oizumi, Toyama City
Toyama Japonica

Contact Address

TEL

076-423-2737

FAX

E-mail

japonica@fsinet.or.jp

URL

http://www.japonica.jp

Lecturers

11 Japanese teachers, 3 foreign language teachers

Number of Students

We take requests from Japanese language education organizations and businesses, and send out teachers to give classes. Currently, unless under specific circumstances, we are not signing up individual students. For more information, please contact us directly.

Study Materials Used

Textbooks, picture cards, CDs, DVDs, VHS, raw materials, etc.

Class Times

Please consult the website

Fee

How to Sign Up

Comments

We are a Japanese language education organization that teachers Japanese to foreigners, trains Japanese language teachers, and conducts research on Japanese language education. We also train Japanese language volunteers and give basic Japanese language training to foreigners at local Japanese language classes.
For its Japanese language course, Toyama Japonica prepares a curriculum tailored to the needs and the level of the students.

Toyama Cosmopolitan Association



Representative

Chairman: Shigeo Takagi

Location

1-2-3 Shintomicho, Toyama City
CIC 3F

Contact Address

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TEL

076-444-0642

FAX

076-444-0643

E-mail

info@tca-toyama.jp

URL

http://www.tca-toyama.jp/

Lecturers

13 volunteers

Number of Students

211 students from 20 countries

Study Materials Used

Varies depending on the class

Class Times

Varies depending on the class

Fee

300 yen per class

How to Sign Up

Sign up directly at the office

Comments

There are many classes to cater to different class subjects, contents, levels, and hours so you will be able to find one that suits you.
As of July 1st 2019, there are 12 classes for adults and 1 class for children

Japanese Language Learning Support / Benkyo Otasuke Tai



Representative

Naoko Kitano

Location

1-2-3 Shintomicho, Toyama City
CIC 3F

Contact Address

TEL

076-444-0642

FAX

076-444-0643

E-mail

info@tca-toyama.jp

URL

Lecturers

10

Number of Students

10 every year on average

Study Materials Used

We use materials adapted to the children's Japanese level

Class Times

Saturdays at the Northeast Asia Regional Intercultural Center from 10:00 to 11:30 and Sundays at the CIC from 10:15 to 11:45

Fee

Free

How to Sign Up

Sign up at the Toyama Cosmopolitan Association Office

Comments

We give Japanese classes on a 1 to 1 basis.

Toyama Guide Club Japanese Language Class



Representative

Yuko Tsubayashi

Location

3-1 Okuda Shinmachi, Toyama City
Okuda Community Center Meeting Room, Toyama City

Contact Address

13-27 Okuda Futabacho, Toyama City

TEL

090-8092-5078 

FAX

076-441-3318

E-mail

tubayashi_nietos@softbank.ne.jp

URL

Lecturers

7 volunteers

Number of Students

15-20 students from China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Philippines, etc.

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo

Class Times

Every Saturday from 19:00 to 21:00

Fee

Free

How to Sign Up

Come to the Okuda Community Center directly before a class.

Comments

We are looking for Japanese teachers for this very fun class! (However, we need someone who is certified in Japanese teaching, in the process of getting the certification, or someone who plans on taking a class to volunteer and help foreigners learn Japanese.)
We separate the class into groups depending on the students' levels. Feel free to come attend the class!

Japanese Teacher's Association Yuyu



Representative

Kazuko Hara

Location

High schools, Toyama Cosmopolitan Association, Northeast Asia Regional Intercultural Center, etc.

Contact Address

4178-15 Gofuku, Toyama City

TEL

076-442-1435

FAX

076-442-1435

E-mail

URL

Lecturers

30 volunteers

Number of Students

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo, Yokoso Nihongo

Class Times

Consult with the teachers for personal lessons

Fee

Starts at 1500 per personal lessons (1 class is 1.5 hours)

How to Sign Up

Contact us by phone

Comments

We help foreign nationals learn Japanese so they can make the most of their life here in Toyama. People interested in this cause formed the Japanese Teacher's Association Yuyu.


Takaoka Area

<Takaoka City>

Aula de Japones



Representative

Yasuyuki Tokai

Location

Takaoka City

Contact Address

TEL

090-2839-2084

FAX

0766-25-1588

E-mail

iasuiuqui@h3.dion.ne.jp

URL

Lecturers

Number of Students

Mostly Brazilians but we have some Spanish speakers.

Study Materials Used

We do not use a book at first and focus on speak and sentence formation. Once the students get a little bit used to Japanese, we use textbooks adapted to them.

Class Times

Weekdays starting at 19:00

Fee

How to Sign Up

Comments

Grammar is easy, so learning grammar is the best shortcut.

Alece Takaoka



Representative

Yuka Aoki

Location

Takaoka City Gender Equality Promotion Center (Tuesday), Takaoka Fureai Welfare Center (Saturday)

Contact Address

TEL

FAX

E-mail

alece.takaoka@gmail.com

URL

https://www.facebook.com/alecetakaoka/

Lecturers

17 volunteers

Number of Students

35 students from Brazil, Pakistan, the Philippines, etc.

Study Materials Used

A multitude of textbooks including Work, Minna no Nihongo, Ippo Nihongo Sanpo, Dondon Tsunagaru Kanji Renshucho

Class Times

Tuesdays from 17:00 to 19:00, Saturdays from 9:30 to 11:30 and 13:00 to 15:00

Fee

3000 yen a month

How to Sign Up

Comments

To everyone looking to further their studies in Japan, face your challenges and come work towards your dreams with us!

Japanese Language Volunteers Himawari



Representative

Mitsuru Kurokawa

Location

Toyama/Takaoka

Contact Address

165-8 Higashino, Takaoka City

TEL

090-3760-6526

FAX

0766-23-7422

E-mail

krkwmtr@hotmail.com

URL

Lecturers

6 Japanese language teachers

Number of Students

35 students from China, Malaysia, USA

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo, Shin-nihongo, Chukyu/Jokyu Nihongo, etc.

Class Times

Any time

Fee

Transportation costs, other expenses, 600 yen per hour

How to Sign Up

Call

Comments

My motto is learn Japanese while having fun.

Fureai Japanese Class Takaoka



Representative

Mine Shimazaki

Location

Takaoka Fureai Welfare Center

Contact Address

7-50 Hirokoji, Takaoka City
(Inside the Takaoka Tabunka Kyosei Office)

TEL

0766-20-1236

FAX

0766-20-1641

E-mail

tabunka@city.takaoka.lg.jp

URL

Lecturers

No Japanese teachers, 10 volunteers

Number of Students

10 students from Australia, USA, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, etc.

Study Materials Used

Pamphlets

Class Times

Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 10:00 to 12:00

Fee

200 yen

How to Sign Up

Please call or send an email.

Comments

Learn Japanese that can be useful during your daily life here, not just through classes but also through disaster preparation training and local events. We help foreign residents living in our area use Japanese to help with their lives at work, at school, or in the local community.

Mamoru Maekawa



Representative

Mamoru Maekawa

Location

At home in Toide, Takaoka

Contact Address

Toidemachi, Takaoka City

TEL

0766-63-1917

FAX

E-mail

the_battle_is_the_lords@yahoo.co.jp

URL

Lecturers

2 Japanese teachers

Number of Students

25 students from Brazil, UK, USA, Estonia, China

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo

Class Times

Monday-Saturday

Fee

1,300 yen per hour (personal lessons)

How to Sign Up

Please call

Comments

Come learn Japanese through personal lessons (up to 4 people per class)

<Imizu City>

Toyama College of Business and Information Technology, Japanese Langauge Department



Representative

Pres. Tetsuro Urayama

Location

576 Sanga, Imizu City
Toyama College of Business and Information Technology

Contact Address

TEL

0766-55-1420

FAX

0766-55-0757

E-mail

jianxjiang@urayama.ac.jp, sorita@urayama.ac.jp

URL

http://www.bit.urayama.ac.jp

Lecturers

8 Japanese teachers (6 part time teachers)

Number of Students

101 regular students from China, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Italy, Pakistan, Nepal, and 3 auditing students from China and Pakistan.

Study Materials Used

Minna no Nihongo, Tanoshiku Kiko, Ryugakusei no Nihongo (reading) etc.

Class Times

Weekdays from 9:00 to 14:30

Fee

Tuition: 980,000 for one year, 1,100,000 yen for 1.5 years, 1,380,000 for 2 years.
For auditing students 15 weeks with 1 class each (90 minutes) is 18,000 yen

How to Sign Up

Please call first. Class visits are possible.

Comments

We hope as many people as possible can come to these classes. We have Chinese staffers as well as people who can speak English and Korean. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Waiwai Nihongo Taikoyama



Representative

Minako Shimizu (Taikoyama Japanese Language Group)

Location

13-3-1 Naka Taikoyama, Imizu City
Imizu City Minami Taikoyama Community Center

Contact Address

TEL

090-5176-2458 (Waiwai Nihongo Taikoyama)
0766-56-7823 (Imizu City Minami Taikoyama Community Center)

FAX

E-mail

Please use the contact form on the website.

URL

http://waiwainihongo.jimdo.com

Lecturers

10 volunteers

Number of Students

Around 15 students from multiple countries

Study Materials Used

Dialogue class focused on mutual learning using handouts (Beginner and Intermediate Class)

Handouts made by Japanese teachers (Intro Class)

Class Times

2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from 19:00 to 20:30

Fee

300 yen per class (intro and activity classes) or 1000 yen per year
Free for children and support classes

How to Sign Up

Sign up is possible at any time

Comments

We try to improve communication in Japanese between everyone who lives in the area.

Himi City

Japanese Language Class in Himi



Representative

Representative Eiko Nakagawa

Location

12-21 Chuomachi, Himi City
Within the Himi Ikiiki Genkikan

Contact Address

Himi Volunteer Center

TEL

0766-74-1800

FAX

0766-74-8055

E-mail

himi-volunteer@bz3.hi-ho.ne.jp

URL

Lecturers

1 Japanese language teacher, 7 volunteers

Number of Students

Limited to 20 people

Study Materials Used

Nihongo Takarabune, Shaberanmaike

Class Times

Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:30

4/25 5/9, 23 6/6,20,27 7/11,18 8/1,22 9/5,26 10/3,17 11/7,14 12/5,12,19 1/16,23 2/6,20 3/6,13

Fee

100 yen per class

How to Sign Up

After contacting us about times, please come to the class directly.

Comments

Come have fun learning easy Japanese and Japanese that will be helpful for you in your daily life.


Tonami Area

<Nanto City>

Nihongo Hiroba Nanto



Representative

Keiko Maeda

Location

Fukumitsu Koryu Center (1137 Fukumitsu, Nanto City)

Contact Address

7065 Fukumitsu, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture

TEL

0763-52-4548

FAX

E-mail

mo4ma4pa7pu7@gmail.com (Maeda)

URL

Search for Nihongo Hiroba Nanto on Facebook

Lecturers

9 Japanese volunteers, 1 supporting advisor

Number of Students

25 students from Vietnam, China, Philippines, Brazil, Cambodia, etc.

Study Materials Used

Using specially made handouts to promote dialogue in Japanese.

Class Times

2 Mondays a month from 10:00 to 11:30

Fee

300 yen per class or 2000 yen per year. Childcare: 200 yen (reservations necessary)

How to Sign Up

Come directly to the class after consulting with the Nanto Goodwill Exchange Association about class times.

Comments

・We use easy Japanese to help students talk about how they feel and learn how to make conversation that can be useful for their daily life.
・We help everyone learn more about Japan and foreign countries and promote interaction between people in the local community to build friendships.
・You can start any time.

Nihongo Hiroba Nanto (Intro Class)



Representative

Nanto Goodwill Exchange Association

Location

Fukumitsu Fukushi Kaikan

Contact Address

5260 Fukumitsu, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture

TEL

0763-52-4548

FAX

0763-52-3023

E-mail

info@nanto-ykk.org

URL

http://www.nanto-ykk.org/

Lecturers

1 Japanese teacher

Number of Students

Around 3 per class

Study Materials Used

Class Times

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 10:00 to 11:30
*Dates and times may vary

Fee

300 yen per class 

How to Sign Up

Come directly to the class after consulting with the Nanto Goodwill Exchange Association about class times.

Comments

The intro class if for people who cannot really speak Japanese. Students learn grammar that can be useful for their daily life.