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2016 Beginners Japanese Course
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 ENGLISH 2012 Japanese Language Class Guide
 CHINESE 2012 Japanese Language Class Guide
 SPANISH 2012 Japanese Language Class Guide
Kashiwa International Relations Association (KIRA)
Japanese Language Class
Kashiwa classroom Shouna classroom Kashiwanoha classroom
Kashiwa International Relations Association (KIRA) has Japanese language classes. Foreigners will understand daily living in Japan through Japanese lesson. There are many classes of varying levels from beginner’s class to intermediate level classes for those who wish to improve the Japanese they already possess. Please participate in one of our classes to strengthen your Japanese ability.
1. Class fees
Annual tuition fee: 3,240 yen including tax (April 2016-March 2017)
Textbook price: about 3,000 yen (Please refer to the following textbooks)
2. Classroom
There are 3 class locations: Kashiwa Classroom, Shonan Classroom and Kashiwanoha classroom. The day & time, location and lesson contents differ at each location. Please choose the best place and time from the list below.
3. Application/Inquiries
KIRA Office: TEL 04-7157-0281, FAX 04-7165-7321 (8:30~17:15;
Office is closed on ,Sundays、 national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays)
Kashiwa Classroom


Every Tuesday 10:00 to 11:50 a.m.

Hiragana, PrimaryⅠ

KCC in the Palette
Kashiwa (3F)
Every Wednesday 10:00 to 11:50 a.m. PrimaryⅡ, Intermediate
7:00 to 8:50 pm Hiragana , PrimaryⅠ
Every Thursday 10:00 to 11:50 a.m. Hiragana, PrimaryⅠ
Every Friday 7:00 to 8:50 p.m. PrimaryⅡ
Every Saturday 1:00 to 2:50 p.m. Primary Conversation , Intermediate Conversation
Place:3rd Floor of Pallette Kashiwa Building where is a three-minute walk from Kashiwa Station East Exit or South Exit of Kashiwa Station
Remarks: Each class is at most four times per month.


Title of Textbooks
Minna no Nihongo :
Shokyu (Primary)Ⅰ
3A Network 2500Yen +tax
Weekly J for Starters 1 Nihongo ni chosen  Bonjinsha 2500Yen+tax
Minnano Nihongo: Shokyu (Primary)Ⅱ 3A Network 2000Yen+tax
Intermediate Chukyu kara manabu Nihongo* Kenkyusha 2300Yen+tax
Weekly J book 1  Nihongo de hanasu 6 weeks Bonjinsha 2500Yen +tax
*It means “Learnig Japanese at intermediate level. ”
The first Term Kashiwa Japanese Classroom Curriculum
Kashiwa Cross- Cultural Center(KCC)
Study out of class

The study out of class was held at ‘Abiko City Museum of Birds” close by Lake Teganuma jointly by Kashiwa and Kashiwanoha Japanese language classroom on Saturday 31 October 2015. ‘’Japan Bird Festival, Japan’s largest bird-watching fair, was held on the day and the museum was full with a lot of people. After visiting the museum, participants enjoyed the lunch and games. It was a little chilly, but lively games warmed up the party.

The 17th Japanese Speech Presentation

The 17th Japanese Speech Presentation was held at Central Community Center in Kashiwa on Sunday 20 December 2015.
In the warm atmosphere, seventeen students of three classrooms of KIRA composed of China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, U.S.A, Iran, Iraq, Uganda eagerly presented their thoughts regarding Japan and their countries in Japanese.

Shonan Classrooms
Shonan Community Center
Day  Time Level Place
Every Thursday 10 to 12 a.m. Elementary to Intermediate Shonan Community Center
Places: Shonan Community Center:  
  *Take the Tobu bus for Teganooka,Fuze Onozukadai,Shonan-shako.From The east exit of Kashiwa-station and get off at Ohkido. A 5 minutes walk from the bus stop.
*Take the Bando Bus for Ohtsugaoka-daiichi,Higashiabiko-shako,from the east exit of Kashiwa ?station and get off at Ohtsugaoka-1-choume bus stop .A 8 minutes walk from the bus stop.
Scheduled date in 2016 fiscal year (April 2016- March 2017)
  Shonan Community Center
Thursday:From 10 to 12 a.m.
April 2016 07 14 21 28
May 12 19 26
June 02 09 16 23
July 07 14
September 01 08 15 29
Octover 06 13 20 27


10 17 24


01 08 15
January 2017 12 19 26
February 02 09 16 23
March 02 09 16


Title of Textbooks
Elementary Minna no Nihongo :
Shokyu (Elementary) Ⅰ, Ⅱ
3A Network 2500Yen +tax
Intermediate Minna no Nihongo :
Chyukyu (Intermediate) Ⅰ, Ⅱ
3A Network 2500Yen+tax
For more information:
Call or visit KIRA Office.
Phone Number is 04-7144-1300

Shonan Community Center
shounan Classroom
 Google Map 
Kashiwanoha Classroom
~Kashiwanoha services corner~
Every Thursday 10 to12 a.m ElementaryⅠ,The first intermediate Kashiwanoha
services corner
1 to 3 p.m. ElementaryⅠ,Ⅱ
Every Saturday 10 to12 a.m. Intermediate

Place:Kashiwanoha services corner
(A one- minute walk from Kashiwanoha Campus Station East Exit)

Class Schedule in Fiscal Year 2017 (April 2017- March2018)
month Thursday Saturday
April2017 6・13・20・27 8・15・22
May 11・18・25 13・20・27
June 1・8・15・22 3・10・17・24
July 6・13 1・8・15
September 7・14・21・28 2・9・16・30
 October 5・12・19・26 7・14・21・28
 November 2・9・16・30 4・11・18・25
December 7・14 2・9・16
 January 2018 11・18・25 13・20・27
February 1・8・15・22 3・10・17・24
March 1・8・15 3・10・17


Title of Textbooks
Elementary Elementary
Hajimeyo Nihongo Shokyu (Elementary)
3A Network 2300Yen +tax
Intermediate Theme-betsu Chukyu
kara Manabu Nihongo
KENKYUSYA 2300Yen +tax
Kashiwanoha services corner
(a one-minute walk from Kashiwanoha Campus Station East Exit)
Kashiwanoha map
 Google Map 
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