Japanese Language


Japanese-language education support overseas is one of the central activities of the Japan Foundation. It plays a key role in promoting Japanese-language education in Canada through its various activities:


For inquiries about Japanese language courses, please contact Barbara Carter at bcarter@jftor.org
For all other inquiries, please contact Noriko Saito at nsaito@jftor.org

Latest News

Job Posting: Full-time Lecturer in Japanese-Language

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is seeking a full time Lecturer in Japanese-Language.

Marugoto Summer Sampler

This summer, the Japan Foundation, Toronto has a new starter-level Japanese class: Marugoto Summer Sampler! This course places its focus on speaking, and over three weeks in July & August students will gain the knowledge and skills to start talking about themselves and their world in Japanese.

Travel Japanese

For those of you who missed our class in February, we’re pleased to announce we’ll be having another session of our popular “Travel Japanese” class on May 26th!

The Japan Foundation, Toronto (JFT) Workshop for Japanese-Language Teachers

In this workshop, we will focus on classroom activities which are often incorporated into day-to-day learning activities.

Registration for the upcoming JLPT in July in Edmonton is now open!

Registration Deadline: April 8, 2016 (4:00 PM Mountain Time) Continue reading →

Workshop for Japanese-Language Teachers in BC

Following the popular workshop in October at the University of British Columbia, the theme is once again “classroom activities.”

Continuing Learning Japanese 20

For the 20th event of the series, we will have introductions on the classes at The Japan Foundation, Toronto. We also would like to review our previous meetings and would like to discuss about future gatherings. Please join us!

トロントガイドを作ろう!Let’s Make a Toronto Guide!

This March, join the Japan Foundation on Thursday nights to create a Japanese-language Toronto Travel Guide!

Travel Japanese

Looking to travel to Japan but worried about what to say when you get there? Join us for our “Travel Japanese” class on February 17th!

December 2015 JLPT Online Test Results Announcement

The results for the December 2015 Japanese Language Proficiency Test are now available online. Continue reading →