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Japanese language program



Whether it's for travel, work or to communicate with new friends, you'll get great fun and satisfaction from studying Japanese. Learn to read, write and speak in Japanese while you learn about the culture, history and traditions of this amazing country.  There are classes for beginners as well as people who have already learnt some of the fundamentals.  
  • Beginner - start with greetings and numbers and begin learning how to write with hiragana 
  • Intermediate - expand your vocabulary, learn new sentence structures and incorporate some kanji in your writing

This course is open to people aged 18 years and over.

Re enrolling after the start date:
Places may be available in this course after the start date. Please contact us to enquire: 9433 3744



This course is held at our Diamond Creek Neighbourhood House - 119 Cowin Street, Diamond Creek

What to bring

Please bring notebook and writing materials

About the Tutor

Minako Jones is an experienced teacher and native Japanese speaker. She brings a wealth of information and some cheeky fun to her classes.

Concession fees

A Concession fee of around 10% off is available to holders of Health Care Cards, Pension concession cards or Veterans Gold cards. 
If you are eligible, please select the concession fee when enrolling and click "calculate discount".
You may be asked to present your Health Care card, Pension concession card or Veterans Gold card for verification when attending a course or activity.    

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Location Date Cost
Japanese - Beginner 1A Diamond Creek Tuesday 6 Feb - 26 Mar 2024, 11:00am - 12:00pm $112.00

Contact us



  • Diamond Creek
  • 119 Cowin Street
  • Diamond Creek 3089

  • Eltham
  • 739 Main Road
  • Eltham 3095

  • Panton Hill
  • 18 Bishops Road
  • Panton Hill 3759

  • Nillumbik Shire Council trading as Living &
  • Learning Nillumbik, Registered Training
  • Organisation No. 3989, ABN 64 487 894 794

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