Japanese Language Classes

At the Japan Foundation, Toronto, we offer various Japanese language courses based on the Japan Foundation Standard for Japanese Language Education (or “JF Standard” – for more information, please click here). Through studying in our language courses, you will learn to complete various “Can-do” in Japanese!

JFT Online MARUGOTO Japanese Language Courses

These are our weekly courses using the textbook series Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture, which was developed by the Japan Foundation. With an emphasis on spoken communication and peer-learning, students can progress from Starter (A1) to Intermediate (B1).

JFT Online Teacher-Support Japanese Language Courses

These course are for learners who would like to primarily study by themselves, but have the support of an instructor and their peers. Students will meet three times a term, and for the rest of the time will study and complete assignments on their own using JF e-Learning Minato.

JFT Online MARUGOTO Japanese Language Course: Observe a Class

Here at the Japan Foundation, Toronto we operate our Japanese language courses as “model courses” to offer teachers and students in Canada a chance to learn about and learn through the Japan Foundation’s Marugoto textbook series as well as the JF Standard for Japanese Language Education.

JFT Online MARUGOTO Japanese Language Course: Student Voices

See what current & former students have to say about our MARUGOTO Japanese language courses!


For inquiries, please contact Barbara Carter at bcarter@jftor.org.