Japanese Language Education

*NEW* Looking for a space to practice the language outside of class? JFT Virtual Study Space is now open to all learners of Japanese in Canada.

*NEW* Irodori x GENKI I grammar correspondence table for teachers


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.

Japanese Language Classeshiragana

For people who want to learn more about the Japanese language and culture.

Teachers’ Professional Development

Workshops, network development, etc. for Japanese-language teachers in Canada.

Training Programs in Japan

Programs administered by the Japan Foundation Head Office in Japan for Japanese-language teachers as well as specialists in Japan-related cultural and academic fields.

Local Grant Program

Available to Canadian educational institutions to support the dissemination of Japanese-language and the development of Japanese-language education.

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

Held annually in Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver.

Japanese-Language Resources

Useful links for teachers and learners of Japanese as well as information about Japanese-language education overseas.
*NEW* Irodori x GENKI I grammar correspondence table for teachers

Inquiries

Noriko Saito, Program Officer  nsaito@jftor.org
Salma Saleh, Program Officer  ssaleh@jftor.org


Message from People Studying Japanese of the World ― It’s fun to study Japanese!

The Japan Foundation has put together a selection of messages from people studying Japanese, including Canada’s own KEVIN REYNOLDS!

To read his and other interviews, please check out the links here! Messages in [ENGLISH] and in [JAPANESE]


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