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Japanese Classes

The Miyazaki International Foundation offers 3 different types of classes for people who would like to learn Japanese.

・Japanese language classes (Nihongo kōza), where participants learn from teachers and textbooks ※Also available online!

・Japanese practice sessions (Nihongo renshūkai), where participants can learn any kind of Japanese they like from volunteers

・Local Japanese language classes (chīki nihongo kyōshitsu), where participants can learn Japanese through interacting with people who live in their local area.

We are also able to introduce people who are unable to make it to classes to volunteer Japanese teachers.

Click here for more information about volunteer matching

Japanese language classes
Japanese practice sessions
Local Japanese language classes
volunteer matching

Please contact us by phone or email if you would like further information about Japanese language classes or volunteer teachers.

Miyazaki International Foundation
Tel: 0985-32-8457 E-mail: miyainfo@mif.or.jp

※Information on the classes is available below:

Organized by Miyazaki International Foundation

April 2022 〜

Online Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 1

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationOnline(using Zoom)
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner1”
The course consists of an orientation session and 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 8 people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
TaegetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Are just starting to study Japanese for the first time
・Would like to learn from the basics of Hiragana and Katakana
Dates & TimesTwice a year
【Close】①May 6th ~ August 3rd Wednesday&Friday
10:00am ~ 12:00pm
②October 4th ~ January 19th Tuesday & Thursday
1:30pm~3:30pm  
→Currently accepting Until September 26th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3147/

Online Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 2

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationOnline(using Zoom)
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner2”
The course consists of an orientation session and 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
TaegetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Can read Hiragana and Katakana
Dates & TimesTwice a year
【Close】①May 10th ~ August 4th Tuesday&Thursday
10:00am ~ 12:00pm
② Schedule to start in October
October 5th ~ January 20th Wednesday & Friday
10:00am~ 12:00pm
→Currently accepting Until September 26th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepage www.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3147/

Online Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 3

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationOnline(using Zoom)
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner3”
The course consists of an orientation session and 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
TaegetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Can read and write Hiragana and Katakana
・Can make basic conversation
Dates & TimesOnce a year
【Close】①May 9th ~ August 8th Monday&Thursday
13:00pm ~ 15:00pm
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Online Japanese Language Course *Beginner to Intermediate Level Conversation

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationOnline(using Zoom)
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook ” Marugoto Nihon no Kotoba to Bunnka – Pre-Intermediate A2/B1
The course consists of an orientation session and 15 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,420yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
TaegetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Can read and write Hiragana and Katakana
・Can make basic conversation
Dates & TimesTwice a year
【Close】①June 6th ~ October 3rd Monday
19:00pm ~ 21:00pm
② Schedule to start in October
October 17th ~ February 13th Monday
7:00pm ~ 9:00pm
→Currently accepting Until September 26th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepage www.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3147/

Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 1
Miyazaki City(Carino Miyazaki)

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationB1F Carino Miyazaki,Tachibanadori Higashi 4-8-1, Miyazaki City
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner1”
The course consists of 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
Taeget People from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Are just starting to study Japanese for the first time
・Would like to learn from the basics of Hiragana and Katakana
Dates & TimesTwice a year
【Close】 ①May 10st ~ October 26th Tuesday&Thursday 1:30pm-3:30pm
② October 4nd ~ January 17th Tuesday&Thursday 10:10am ~ 12:10pm
→Currently accepting Until September 30th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3155/

Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 2
Miyazaki City(Carino Miyazaki)

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationB1F Carino Miyazaki,Tachibanadori Higashi 4-8-1, Miyazaki City
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner2”
The course consists of 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
Taeget People from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・ Those who understand the contents of Beginner Level 1
・ Those who have studied Hiragana and Katakana and can read and write them
Dates & TimesTwice a year
【Close】 ①May 10st ~ October 26th Tuesday&Thursday 10:10am-12:10pm
② October 4nd ~ January 17th Tuesday&Thursday 13:00pm ~ 15:00pm
→Currently accepting Until September 30th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepage www.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3155/

Japanese Language Course *Beginner Level 3
Miyazaki City(Carino Miyazaki)

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationB1F Carino Miyazaki,Tachibanadori Higashi 4-8-1, Miyazaki City
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner2”
The course consists of 25 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
Taeget People from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・ Those who understand the contents of Beginner Level 2
・ Those who have studied Hiragana and  Katakana and can read them, and make simple conversation in Japanese.
Dates & Times Once a year
① October 4nd ~ January 17th Tuesday&Thursday 15:30pm ~ 17:30pm
→Currently accepting Until September 30th
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepage www.mif.or.jp/english/news-and-topics/3155/

Japanese Language Course *Beginner Miyazaki City(University of Miyazaki)

Organizer Miyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
University of Miyazaki
Location3rd floor,University Library,Kibana Campus, University of Miyazaki
ContactUniversity of Miyazaki Global Support Office
TEL:0985-58-7134
Email:ryugaku@of.miyazaki-u.ac.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner1”,and other teaching materials.
The course consists of 30 lessons.(scheduled)
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
Taeget People from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Are just starting to study Japanese for the first
 time
・Would like to learn from the basics of Hiragana and
 Katakana
Dates & TimesJune 1st ~ Wednesday  4:15pm-6:15pm
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Japanese Language Course * Beginner to Intermediate  Miyazaki City(University of Miyazaki)

Organizer Miyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
University of Miyazaki
Location 3rd floor,University Library,Kibana Campus, University of Miyazaki
Contact University of Miyazaki Global Support Office
TEL:0985-58-7134
Email:ryugaku@of.miyazaki-u.ac.jp
Course
content
Studying with a Japanese teacher using the textbook “Ippo Nihongo Sanpo Beginner2”,and other teaching materials.
The course consists of 30 lessons.(scheduled)
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 10people)
※Classes will be taught by a Japanese language teacher.
Taeget People from overseas living in Miyazaki who:
・Those who can read Hiragana and Katakana
Dates & Times June 1st ~ Wednesday  4:15pm-6:15pm
*Registration required
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Japanese Practice Sessions
Miyazaki city (Carino Miyazaki)

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
LocationB1F Carino Miyazaki,Tachibanadori Higashi 4-8-1, Miyazaki City
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Participants can learn grammar, conversation, kanji, or any other area they would like.
FeesFree
Classroom format※Participants study with Japanese language teaching volunteers. Generally, lessons are one-on-one.
TargetThose who is living in Miyazaki Prefecture
Dates & TimesEvery Wednesday and Friday 10:30am~11:30am
Every Saturday 2:30pm~3:30pm
*No registration needed, but please contact us in advance.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Local Japanese language classes

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
Location・North Miyazaki: Hyuga
・Central Miyazaki: The Koyu Region
・Western Miyazaki: Mimata
・Southern Miyazaki: Nichinan
ContactMiyazaki International Foundation
Tel:0985-32-8457 / Email:miyainfo@mif.or.jp
Course
content
Through cultural exchange between Japanese and foreign residents of Miyazaki, participants will learn Japanese phrases for use in daily life, when shopping, in the event of a disaster, and much more.
FeesFree
Classroom formatA Japanese language teacher and teaching assistants will teach participants using a groupwork-oriented approach.
TargetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki
Dates & TimesEach region will have approximately 1 class per month
Classes will be on Saturdays or Sundays
Approx. 2 hours
*Please contact us for more detailed schedule.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Organized by other organizations

April 2021 〜

Japanese Practice Sessions – “Minna de Nihongo kai”
Miyazaki city(Miyazaki Citizens’ Plaza)

OrganizerMiyazaki City International Association
LocationMiyazaki NPO Center (Miyazaki shimin katsudō sentā) – 3rd floor, Citizens’ Plaza (Shimin puraza), Miyazaki City.
ContactMiyazaki City International Association
Tel:0985-21-1719 / Fax:0985-21-1733
Email: miyazaki-mcia@miyazaki-catv.ne.jp
Course
content
Participants can learn grammar, conversation, kanji, or any other area they would like.
FeesFree
Classroom formatParticipants study with Japanese language teaching volunteers.
TargetPeople from overseas living in Miyazaki City
Dates & TimesEvery Friday 6:30pm~8:20pm
*For more information, please contact the Miyazaki City International Association for more details
Homepagehttp://www.miyazaki-mcia.jp/

Japanese Practice Sessions
Miyakonojo City

OrganizerMiyakonojo International Association
LocationMiyakonojo Community Center
Himegi cho 10-7, Miyakonojo city
ContactMiyakonojo International AssociationTel:0986-23-2295 / Email:mia@btvm.ne.jp
Course
content
Participants can learn grammar, conversation, kanji, or any other area they would like.
FeesFree
Classroom formatParticipants study with Japanese language teaching volunteers.
Target People from overseas living in Miyazaki City and around
Dates & TimesEvery Friday 1:30pm~3:00pm
Sunday(twice a month) 2:00pm~3:30pm
*Please contact Miyazaki City International Association for more details
Homepagehttps://www.miyakonojo-mia.com/ENG/classes.html