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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 2023 〜

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 31 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 7 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
①May 10th ~ August 30th Wednesday&Friday
13:30pm ~ 15:30pm

② October 4th,2023 ~ February 2nd ,2024 Wednesday&Friday
13:30pm ~ 15:30pm
Homepage Online Japanese Language Course using Zoom | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (mif.or.jp)

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 31 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 7 people)
※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
①May 9th ~ August 29th Tuesday&Thursday
10:15am ~ 12:15pm

② October 3rd ,2023 ~ February 6th ,2024 Tuesday&Thursday
10:15am ~ 12:15pm
Homepage Online Japanese Language Course using Zoom | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (mif.or.jp)

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 2 orientations session and 30 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,640yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 7 people)
※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 & Times Twice a year
①May 10th ~ August 30th Wednesday&Friday
16:00pm ~ 18:00pm

② October 4th ,2023 ~ February 7th ,2024 Wednesday&Friday
16:00pm ~ 18:00pm
Homepage Online Japanese Language Course using Zoom | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (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 19 lessons.
Course Materials FeeFree
※Participants will need to buy their own textbooks.(2,420yen)
Classroom formatGroup class (about 7 people)
※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
①May 9th ~ September 26th Tuesday
19:00pm ~ 21:00pm

② October 24th ,2023 ~ March 5th ,2023 Tuesday
19:00pm ~ 21:00pm
Homepage Online Japanese Language Course using Zoom | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (mif.or.jp)

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 31 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
①May 9th ~ August 26th Tuesday&Thursday 10:15am-12:15pm
② October 3th (Tue)2023 – January 30th (Tue) 2024 Tuesday&Thursday 10:15am-12:15pm
Homepage Japanese Language Course: Beginner Level 1・2 ・3*Registration Required | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (mif.or.jp)

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 31 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
①May 9th ~ August 26th Tuesday&Thursday 13:30pm-15:30pm
② May 9th ~ August 26th Tuesday&Thursday 13:30pm-15:30pm Tuesday&Thursday 13:30pm-15:30pm
Homepage Japanese Language Course: Beginner Level 1・2 ・3*Registration Required | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (mif.or.jp)

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

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
Location ATOMIca Miyazaki (8F ,miyazaki nanaiiro ,Tachibanadori nishi 3-10-32, 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 31 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 Twice a year
①May 9th ~ August 26th Tuesday&Thursday 16:00pm ~ 18:00pm
② November 2nd(Thu)2023 to February 29th(Thu) 2024 Tuesday&Thursday 16:00pm ~ 18:00pm
Homepage Japanese Language Course: Beginner Level 1・2 ・3*Registration Required | Hinata Nihongo Navi (English) (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
*No registration needed, but please contact us in advance.
Homepagewww.mif.or.jp

Local Japanese language classes

OrganizerMiyazaki Prefectural Government
Miyazaki International Foundation
Location・Central Miyazaki: Shintomi Town
・Western Miyazaki: Mimata Town
・Southern Miyazaki: Nichinan City
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.
Homepagehttps://hinatanihongo.mif.or.jp/english/study/#anker03