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Japanese Language Courses
JF Nihongo Spring Term

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Your potential blooms this spring!  The registration period for our JF Nihongo Spring term has begun!  We are now accepting registrations for our popular Japanese courses which will begin on April 20th.  Our courses are designed for new Japanese-language learners, as well as those who are interested in improving their existing language skills. Early bird 10% discunt will be end on April 11.  Read More>

Japanese Language Special Course
Introduction to Polite Japanese
5/6 - 5/20
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Politeness in Japanese is essential for smooth communication in social settings.  In this course, you will be familiarized with the system of honorifics (“keigo” in Japanese).  You will learn how to use basic honorifics at various levels depending on different situations.  Course of three meetings.  Read More>

2017-18 Grants Now Available!

  1. Learners Event Grant (Deadlines: 3/1/2017 & 9/1/2017)
  2. Teaching Material Purchase Grant (Deadlines: 3/15/2017 & 9/15/2017)
  3. Salary Assistance Grant (Deadline: 4/10/2017)
  4. Project Grant (Deadline: 2 months prior to project start date)

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JFLA Book Donation

The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles is currently seeking locations to donate its library books where they may best serve the community.  Please email nihongolib@jflalc.org for inquiries.