japanese language classes

Printer-friendly versionSend by email

Thank you for your interest in the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA) Japanese Language Classes and Workshops. Our Japanese language classes emphasize learning conversation, listening, reading, and writing) at various levels. Our classes are online this Fall of 2022 with one exception: Hiragana + Katakana Workshop at th AARC Asian American Resource Center. All our instructors are certified for instructing Japanese Language and native speakers. 

At a glance:

  • Levels from total beginner to advanced Japanese Language Classes.
  • Hiragana and Katakana Workshop: practice writing/reading and pronouncing the phoenic alphabet like a native. (In-Person course at the AARC)
  • Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT N2) Preparatory Course
  • Classes of 5 - 8 students and Workshops up to 14 students
  • Tailored private tutoring class available with native and certified instructors

Class information


Travel Japanese Workshop (online) Mon 6:30-8:30pm, 9/5
Hiragana + Katakana Workshop (in-person) Thurs 6:00-7:00pm, 10/6 -11/10

10 week Beginning courses:

Beginning I (online) Wed 6:00-6:50pm, 9/14- 11/16
Beginning II (online) Wed 7:00-7:50pm,  9/14- 11/16 
Beginning III (online) Thurs 6:00-6:50pm,  9/15-11/17
Beginning Conversation (online) Mon 7:00-8:00pm, 9/12-11/14

10 week Intemediate and Advanced courses: 

Intermediate Conversation (online) Wed 7:00-7:50pm, 9/14-11/16
Intermediate II (online) Tues 6:00-6:50pm, 9/13-11/15
Intermediate IV (online) Thurs 7:00-7:50pm, 9/15-11/17
JLPT N2 Prep course (online) Tues 7:00-7:50pm, 9/13-11/15

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 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.