10 Week Taster Course (Evening Class)

Jump right in, with this practical course for absolute beginners.
Covers a range of cultural elements and conversation topics.
Lessons begin July 18 (Monday evenings).

Applications are now open.

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New Elementary 1 Course (Morning Class)

Improve your basic Japanese skills in our interactive course.
The first term will start on July 20 (Wednesday mornings).
Please contact jcourse@jpf.org.au for level checks.

Applications are now open.

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Intensive Seminar

Applications for our next Intensive Seminar for Secondary Teachers in January 2016 are now open!
This seminar will enable teachers to develop language skills, gain confidence using Japanese, and to develop language teaching strategies and skills which they can apply in their own classrooms.

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Classroom Resources
This web-page contains a collection of classroom resources and activities for Japanese classes which have been created by The Japan Foundation, Sydney.Resources are aimed at 3levels (Primary, Junior Secondary, Senior Secondary) and you can find them quickly by using tags.
Senseis' Voices

This page, as the name suggests, is all about delivering the voices and opinions of both the JF, Sydney language consultants and you, the teachers at the forefront.

National Symposium on Japanese Language Education (NSJLE)
Visible and Valuable
The National Symposium on Japanese Language Education: 2016 will be held on 4-5 November 2016 at the University Of Melbourne Law Building, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton. The registration is now OPEN.
Student Contests

The Japan Foundation, Sydney runs several competitions for students of Japanese in Australia and New Zealand. Use your Japanese to make a film, be inspired by Japanese art, and take the world by storm at Speech Contest!

J-Basic Online for Teachers

J-Basic is designed for teachers of Japanese to brush up on their language skills.
Ideal for teachers in rural or remote areas, or for those who do not have time for face-to-face classes.

IWB Resources - コンビニすごろく

“コンビニすごろく” is an Interactive Whiteboard resource which contains activities for learning and practicing vocabulary and expressions related to convenience stores in Japan, through the game of Sugoroku.