Study Night 109

Hello, everyone. This is Naoki. It was good to see you again!! It was the second time to organize the activity for Benkyokai. To tell the truth, I did it unexpectedly yesterday. But because of it, I felt so much better to do it than last time. I am getting used to it. Anyway, thank […]

Study Night 108

Hello, everyone. This is Naoki. It was good to see you again!! I started volunteering for Benkyokai a few weeks ago and yesterday, at the 108th Benkyokai, was the first time that I have organized the activity for it. So I was a little nervous but I hope you guys all enjoyed it! I know I […]

Study Night 107

Hi guys!! I’m Nanami. Did you know yesterday (October 4th) was a traditional seasonal festival in Japan? It’s called中秋(ちゅうしゅう)の名月(めいげつ) which means Mid-autumn moon. In English, it’s called “Harvest moon”. The other name isお月見(つきみ) which means “Viewing the moon”. I’ll explain that later. First, I’ll introduce Benkyoukai(Study Night). It is a language exchange for Japanese and […]

Study Night 106

Hi there! I’m Airi. It was nice to see you all yesterday! Before I introduce the most recent activity, let me tell you about what Benkyoukai is! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for English speakers and English for Japanese speakers. At the beginning you can enjoy free conversation for 30 minutes […]

Study Night 105

Hello everyone! This is Hiro speaking. This week I organized the activity for 105th Benkyoukai! What is 勉強会? What do I mean by activity? Let me briefly explain about us for first timers. At 勉強会 you can practice and use the Japanese you have learned as well as learn more! The first 30 minutes is […]

Study Night 103

Hi there! I’m Haruka. Yesterday was my last time as the host because I’m going back to Japan soon (but I’ll still be there next week to say bye)! The booking system for this week’s benkyoukai was not available until the start of the week so we wanted to apologize for that! We had less […]

Study Night 102

Hi guys!! I’m Nanami. Recently, it has been super hot!! Summer’s come back again!! Enjoy the summer while it lasts this year. Now, I’ll introduce about Benkyoukai(Study Night). It is a language exchange for Japanese and Canadian people. We prepare activities for people to learn from each other. From 5:30pm to 6:00pm, you can do […]

Study Night 101

Hi all! I’m Airi. Yesterday, we had a lot of new faces. It was nice to see you all! Before I introduce the most recent activity, let me tell you about our benkyoukai! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for the English speakers and also English for the Japanese speakers. At the […]

Study Night 100

Thank you for coming our party yesterday! The event sold out with a final number of attendants at around 70! There were many people we hadn’t seen in a long time that attended and it was great to see them again! There were also many new people so I hope everyone enjoyed their time, made […]

Study Night 99

Hi there! I’m Haruka. Recently it has been very hot and humid. Have you been feeling okay? Do you drink enough water? I can’t belive how hot Vancouver is and it reminds me of a Japanese summer. In Japan it’s even more humid though. Yokoso Japan hosts 勉強会 even if it’s a hot day. If […]

Study night 98

Hi there, This Naoko from Yokoso Japan. How have you been enjoying your summer vacation?? I have had lots of fun during this last summer in Vancouver and made lot of good memories with you guys. Yesterday was my last turn as volunteer and I am going to back to Japan soon. Thank you for […]

Study Night 97

Hi all! I’m Airi. Are you enjoying beautiful summer weather these days? Before I introduce the most recent activity, let me tell you about our benkyoukai! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for the English speakers and also English for the Japanese speakers. At the beginning you can enjoy free conversation for […]

Study Night 96

Hi everyone, this is Nanami’s first week as volunteer! She is from Chiba and has been in Canada for four months. She loves Disney especially Donald Duck and Rapunzel! Today, the lesson she prepared is about counting things. Let’s take a look!   For English speakers, Benkyoukai is a great chance to learn Japanese. For […]

Study Night 95

Hi there, This is Naoko from Yokoso Japan. Where is the summer? It’s cold outside. I like summer time in Vancouver though. Please come back summer!! By the way, Are you interested in Japanese culture? Do you want to study Japanese? If you want to try learning some more natural or conversational Japanese, come check […]

Study Night 94

Hi everyone! I’m Airi. It was really really hot yesterday, but I was really grateful to see many people at benkyoukai! Before I introduce the last activity, let me tell you about our benkyoukai! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for the English speakers and also English for the Japanese speakers. At […]

Study Night 93

Hello fellow Japanese lovers! This is Hiro, one of Yokoso Japan volunteer team!  For those who are reading this blog page for the first time and aren’t sure about what we do for Benkyoukai (“study session” in Japanese), let me briefly introduce the outline before I get to reviewing what we did for Study Night No.93! […]

Study Night 92

Hi there! I’m Haruka. How do you study Japanese? By yourself? With text books? If you want to try learning some more natural or conversational Japanese, come check out our Benkyoukai! If you come to 勉強会 you can practice and use the Japanese you have learned as well as learn more! The first 30 minutes is […]

Study Night 90

Hi there! I’m Airi. Yesterday was booked solid! We were really happy to see you all! Before I introduce the last activity, let me tell you about our Benkyoukai! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for the English speakers and also English for the Japanese speakers. At the beginning you can enjoy […]

Study night 89

Hi everyone! I’m a new face at Study Night, Airi! I’m so glad to join Benkyoukai as a host. Before I introduce the last activity, let me tell you about our Benkyoukai! This is a great place to practice casual Japanese for English speaker and also English for Japanese speaker. Firstly, you can enjoy free […]

Study Night : 88

Hello fellow Japanese lovers! This is Hiro, fairly new face in Yokoso Japan volunteer team!  For those who are reading this blog page for the first time and aren’t sure about what we do for Benkyoukai (“study session” in Japanese), let me briefly introduce the outline before I get to reviewing what we did for Study […]

Study Night 83

Hi there! This is Naoko! It’s been a while since I was able to host. To be honest, I was a little nervous to come back after so long but thanks to you all, I really enjoyed it! By the way, how do you study Japanese? By yourself? With text books? If you want to try learning […]

Karaoke Shinnenkai 2017

Yesterday, we had a Karaoke New Year’s party instead of Benkyoukai. More than 20 people came and we sang around 30 songs! We really enjoyed and it was hard to call an end to it (around 9pm). Thank you everyone for coming! I hope you all had a lot of fun! So… what exactly is カラオケ(KARAOKE)? Nowadays […]

Study Night Recap: 63

Study night has moved! We have introduced many new ideas to the study night to help everyone focus on learning as well as meeting new people.It was lots of fun and we are now thinking of what we would like to do next week! If you have ideas or suggestions, please let us know! Going forward, […]

Benkyoukai Recap: 39

Hello everyone! Thank you all for coming to our 勉強会(Benkyoukai)! Now we have an “only Japanese-language table”. If you want to practice your Japanese, you can join the table. Or if you are beginner, you can find a perfect study partner at the 勉強会. Even if you are shy, don’t worry! We can help so come find […]

Kyoto Institute of Culture & Language – Long term course

Do you like to study Japanese culture more? Do you like travelling? What do you think about studying Japanese in Kyoto?   Kyoto Institute of Culture & Language has a great Japanese program course. In our blog, we introduced KICL’s summer course before, but today is KICL’s long term course. There are three different lengths you […]

Summer Programs Across Japan

What’s your plan for this summer? Are you planning to start learning Japanese or visit Japan? Today, we would like to suggest unforgettable summer plan for you.  You can go to school in Japan to study Japanese while you are travelling!! Here are our schools in Japan that has amazing summer programs. Some are only […]

Fashion and Manga + Japanese study at Human Academy

Have you seen how interesting Japanese fashion can be? Have you noticed how detailed Japanese Animation is? If you are into the Japanese fashion scene or pop culture, why don’t you combine your Japanese study with an elective and try being the one who creates next new Japanese pop culture! About the School Human Academy Japanese […]

IT Diploma Course at Kyoto Computer Gakuin

Do you want to get involved in Japan’s IT scene? Nowadays, IT is necessary for any industry such as medical, agriculture, entertainment, automobile, tourism and so on. Today’s school is specialized in IT study, but also there are variety of subject to study. After you finish your program, there will be a lot of options for […]