2022 Summer Japanese Language and Shodo Japanese Calligraphy

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Thank you for your interest in the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) Japanese Language and Shodo Japanese calligraphy program. We currently offer Japanese language classes (emphasizing conversation, listening, reading, and writing) at various levels and Shodo Japanese calligraphy.

At a glance:

  • Classes are virtual for Summer 2022
  • Levels from total beginner to advanced, children's intermediate class and Shodo Japanese calligraphy lessons with a certified, Japanese calligraphy teacher in possession of a BA/BS degree or above and professional, native Japanese instructors
  • 2 day Hiragana workshop the week before classes begin!
  • Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT N2) preparatory course
  • Classes of 4 - 10 students
  • Tailored private tutoring class available (with qualified, native Japanese instructors)

Class information

2 day workshop: 

Hiragana Workshop   Wed/Thurs 6:00-7:30pm, 6/1-6/2

5 week courses:

Beginning I Mon/Wed 6:00-7:00pm, Mon 6/6 - Mon 7/11 
Beginning II Mon/Wed 7:00-8:00pm, Mon 6/6 - Mon 7/11 
Children's Intermediate Level Tues/Thurs 6:00-6:30pm, Tues 6/7 - Thurs 7/7
Shodo Japanese Calligraphy Sat 2:00-3:00pm, Sat 6/4 - Sat 7/2

10 week courses: 

Intermediate Conversation Wed 6:00-7:00pm, Wed 6/8 - Wed 8/10
Intermediate I Tues 6:00-7:00pm, Tues 6/7 - Tues 8/9
Intermediate III Thurs 7:00-8:00pm, Thurs 6/9 - Thurs 8/11
Advanced I Thurs 6:00-7:00pm, Thurs 6/9 - Thurs 8/11
JLPT N2 Prep Course Tues 7:00-8:00pm, Tues 6/7 - Tues 8/9

Register today! 


Private tutoring: If you are at a level not represented above, you can ask about private tutoring. We ask that you contact us first (lnakashima@jasgaaustin.org) to make sure we can find a tutor for you before signing up and paying for lessons. 


Language & Shodo class discounts are available to all Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) General Members and employees of Corporate Members. Note that the benefit offers depends on the Corporate Membership Level.