Spring 2020 Japanese Classes ARE CANCELLED


Check back for Autumn Classes (September 2020)




The Takasaki International Relations Society (TIRS) offers Japanese courses for local foreigners throughout the year at 5 locations around the city. They are taught by our volunteer staff, and students are separated into small groups according to ability.

Cost: ¥500 yen per 10 lesson course

Chuo Kominkan (Suehiro-cho 27)

Tuesdays 10am-12 noon; 12th May-21st July

Thursdays 7pm-8:30pm; 14th May-16th July

Saturdays 1:30pm-3:30pm; 16th May-18th July

Nakai Kominkan (Nakai-machi 3-21-1)

Wednesdays 6:30pm-8pm, 13th May-15th July

Gunma Fukushi Kaikan (Munadaka-machi 977-1)

Mondays 7pm-8:45pm; 11th May-13th July

Shinmachi Bunka Hall (Shinmachi 3190-1)

Wednesdays 10am-11:45am; 13th May-15th July

Saturdays 10am-11:45am; 16th May-18th July

Yoshii Nishi Community Center (Yoshii-machi Na-gane 525)

Tuesdays 7pm-8:30pm; 12th May-21st July

Registration: Contact the TIRS up to one week before the start of the course you wish to attend (contact details at bottom). Let us know:

  • Name, address, telephone number
  • Nationality, length of time spent in Japan
  • Whether you can read/write hiragana or kata-kana and your speaking level
  • Language learning goals
  • Course you want to attend