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Where to learn Japanese language?

Postby Jappie » Sun, 17 Apr 2005 1:36 pm

I am keen to take up Japanese language, where can I learn it?

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Where to learn Japanese language?

Postby Yutenji » Sun, 17 Apr 2005 5:42 pm

Well the obvious answer is "Japan", but assuming thats not an option, try these ...
1. Japanese Cultural Society (JCS) on Middle Road. Very inexpensive and quite well organised.
2. Berlitz at Orchard Road. Expensive and focussed on conversation rather than written/grammar skills.
3. Bunka at Cecil St or Orchard Road.
4. Pyaess at Sinsov building.

There are loads more. Just Google search for them.
Good luck / ganbatte.


Re: Where to learn Japanese language?

Postby Guest » Mon, 18 Apr 2005 12:57 am

Jappie wrote:I am keen to take up Japanese language, where can I learn it?

Check this site out for free lessons:

Free registration. Lessons are in written form, and you click on links to hear the conversation in audio.

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Learning Japanese

Postby Vanyh » Mon, 18 Apr 2005 10:03 pm

Other options here: ... estedURL=C

Select 'Languages' as Area of interest, on page 2 is Japanese.

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Postby raine » Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:24 pm

i've tried bunka. to me, learning the basics there are quite ok.. but my advice if you are intending to do JLPT exams, you should go to ikoma language school, at shaw house beside lido. ikoma is more coherent to the exam syllabus. =)

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:50 pm

This is for more advanced students so just treat it as infomation. Here are the web links; - television in various languages from around the world - best link for Japanese is the The Fuji news network.

If at some time in the future you aim to do some serious reading then try this; - clever website in both Japanese and English and able to translate from one language to the other ( I am using the word translate very loosely here).

Hope this is of some use to you.


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