Japanese in Perth
Japanese people first arrived in Australia in the 1870s and have continued to do so ever since. The 2011 census recorded 35,378 Japanese-born residents in Australia, with 50,761 people reporting Japanese ancestry. In fact, Perth boasts a proud population of 3,000 Japanese people and they have embraced the city as their home. From Japanese cultural events to the existence of the Hyogo Garden, the city of Perth certainly honours its Japanese heritage. So, if you would like to connect with this Asian community, take advantage of new professional opportunities and even make the most out of your travels to Japan, you should start learning Japanese right away. Sign up for a language course today and we will prepare lessons that we can adapt to your needs and requirements!
Why Study Japanese in Perth
For Work: Did you know that learning Japanese can help you get a new job in Perth? After all, Japan imports from Australia amounted to $35.62 billion during 2020, with major products including passenger vehicles, refined petroleum and goods vehicles. Thus, people working in these fields should start learning Japanese to take advantage of opportunities at home and overseas. But if you are looking to establish your own business abroad and make connections with businesspeople from Japan, you can get in touch with the Australia Japan Society of Western Australia. This is a voluntary association, founded in 1974, that organises workshops and networking events where you can meet entrepreneurs of Japanese origin. Connect with them using your new language skills and establish close business bonds!
For Culture: Of course, another reason to learn Japanese is to experience and understand this ancient and fascinating culture, and there are many instances for doing so around Perth. For example, you can take part in the Perth Japan Festival, a cultural event held every summer (around February or March) that includes Japanese food stalls, small goods and exhibits of cultural information. Enjoy performances of Japanese martial arts, music and pop culture! And you can also participate in the workshops and events by the Japanese Association of Western Australia, such as their New Year Japanese Gala. This event encourages the celebration of the Japanese heritage and traditions in Australia via dinner and games before New Years’ Eve. Don’t miss out on this chance to deepen your knowledge about Japanese culture and traditions and make the most of them by learning some of the language beforehand!
For Social: Meeting new friends with a similar interest in Japanese is also possible in the city. For example, you can join in the weekly events hosted by the Perth Japanese Language and Culture Club, a language exchange group that gets together frequently to hold conversations in Japanese. They welcome anyone with an interest in Japanese, so don’t be shy and put everything you learn in your lessons with Language Trainers into play! It does not matter if you are just starting out with the language; what matters is your desire to learn and improve. In addition to their weekly language exchange events, they organise dinner and karaoke at themed restaurants and bars. Sing along to contemporary Japanese songs using your flawless pronunciation! You can also join the Perth Japan Community Facebook group, which features events and news relevant to the Japanese-speaking community living in Perth.
Where to Learn Japanese in and around Perth
Japanese is certainly a challenging language, but its benefits outweigh the difficulties. Besides, our instructors are native speakers with experience guiding many to fluency, so they will get you speaking from the very first lesson to help you pick it up as quickly as possible. So, reach out to us today and we will send one of our teachers to your home, office, or a public place of your choosing. Some options around the city are the Perth and District Union Library on Herriot Street, Telegram Coffee on Barrack Street or Velvet Espresso on St Georges Terrace.
And in case you are living in the outskirts of the city, you can still book a Japanese course with us. Our instructors are also based in Rockingham, Mandurah and Bunbury, Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Geraldton!
Contact us to know more about our courses! Let’s go, 行こう(Yukō)! If you have some knowledge of the language, take our free Japanese level test online. This will allow us to know more about your current ability and then design a customised programme suitable to your level!
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1-on-1 General Japanese Course in Perth
Our general one-on-one courses in Perth will help students improve their Japanese level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Japanese classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Japanese Course in Perth
Our Japanese courses in Perth are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Japanese and email skills, as well as a level of survival Japanese, granting them the ability to work in a country where Japanese is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Japanese Courses in Perth (closed group)
Our Japanese courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Japanese Course or In-Company Small Group Japanese Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Japanese Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Perth
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