Takasaki International Relations Society

The Takasaki International Relations Society works with people from around the world to create a peaceful and fair society by providing opportunities for people of different languages, cultures and customs to come together, exchange information and knowledge, and better understand one another.

Recent activities

Japanese Language Learning Support Training

Japanese class volunteers are given the chance to participate in yearly training to further their skills, and better understand how to approach teaching Japanese as a second language.

In fall 2023, training took place over 2 seminars. The 1st was led by current volunteer Mr. Oya, who presented various materials (including ones handmade by himself) that have proved useful in the classroom. The 2nd was led by Mrs. Hoan Thao, a Vietnamese national who teaches with G Community, an NPO located in Isesaki.

Book Club Eikaiwa (2023)

【Chuo Kominkan】

During the 10 week course, participants took on the challenge of reading beloved children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in English. Several chapters of reading were assigned each week. In class, participants engaged in group discussions based on themes in the book as well as plenty of pair work to hone their English communication skills. On the last day of class, everyone gathered to watch the movie version in English. The course was led by Takasaki CIR Alex Takahashi.

Sites for Learning Japanese

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Daily life support portal for foreign nationals

Information about immigration,residency, education, work, medical, etc.  Click here