J-Course
Hirogaru Motto Iron na Nihon to Nihongo

Learn about Japan in Japanese! Hirogaru is a fun, informal, topic based learning site suited to A1 and A2 level learners.

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Beginner’s Language Course Information Session for Term 1, 2017

Saturday 17 December 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Free session available to discover the course structure and textbooks, including a small demonstration lesson.
All are welcome. Please e-mail jcourse@jpf.org.au to book.

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Japanese Language Courses in Term 1, 2017

New course information is now available.
Applications for beginner’s courses will open on Monday 19 December, 12pm.
For other course levels, please contact the J-Course Team after 4 January 2017 regarding class availability.

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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.

NSJLE
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!

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.