Learn to speak Japanese in our conversational courses. Our Japanese instructors provide their insights into the nuances of the formal and informal ways of contemporary Japan and its traditional culture.

The Japanese writing system hiragana is introduced in Beginner 1, katakana in Beginner 2, and kanji at the intermediate and advanced level.

If you’ve completed Japanese Lower Intermediate and Intermediate, you can build your fluency, vocabulary and grammatical awareness in Japanese Conversation Practice.

Not sure which level is right for you? Read our overview of course language levels to find the level that suits your experience and skills.

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