Japanese - Keeley Street

Learn Japanese Online & in London

Japanese is one of the top growing languages at City Lit. Find out why we think there's never been a better time to learn Japanese.

Learn to speak Japanese and join the 128 million people in the world who already speak the language.It is one of the world’s fastest spoken languages, making it one of the more fascinating, yet challenging languages to learn.

Japanese courses at City Lit are the perfect way to start your journey to learn or develop your existing knowledge of the Japanese language. Our courses are based on the communicative approach to learning. Classes will include active interaction, group work, as well as audio-visual techniques to help you grasp the language and improve your technique.

With courses running in the daytime, evenings and weekends in London, we’re sure you’ll find a course to fit around your busy schedule.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

Browse our Japanese courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Japanese beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 28 Sep 2022 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Kiyomi Unten
    Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Suitable for complete beginners.



    Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 3rd edition (Kodansha International).
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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    98% of 100
  2. Japanese 3 lower: module 1
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 28 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Improve your level of Japanese on this communicative course where you will have the opportunity to develop your oral and listening skills as well as consolidate your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed Japanese 2 upper or equivalent.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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  3. Japanese etiquette
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Come and experience the customs of Japan, and gain an insight into Japanese society. Open to all levels.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
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  4. Japanese: writing for beginners part 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 12 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Come and improve your knowledge of the basic Japanese writing system, Hiragana and Katakana. Suitable if you are studying Japanese at beginners level.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
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  5. Japanese through Origami
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rie Tsuruta-Barratt
    Come and learn origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into a sculpture without using glue or scissors.



    Origami allows you to create your own piece of art anytime, anywhere even in a busy schedule. This is a relaxing Sunday morning course , so time to be hands on! The instructions will be given in Japanese and English.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
  6. Japanese beginners: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Jan 2023 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Kiyomi Unten
    Suitable if you have completed beginners: module 1 or equivalent. Continue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 2nd or 3rd edition (Kodansha International).
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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    98% of 100
  7. Japanese 3 lower: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Improve your level of Japanese on this communicative course where you will have the opportunity to develop your oral and listening skills as well as consolidate your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed Japanese 3 lower: module 1 or equivalent.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
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  8. Japanese: writing for beginners part 2
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Chikako Nakagawa
    Further develop your knowledge of the Japanese writing system, Kanji. Suitable if you have completed Japanese writing for beginners: part 1.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
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  9. Japanese calligraphy
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kiyomi Unten
    Discover the Japanese writing system and practise writing your own name and a few characters using a brush pen.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
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