Japanese in Sydney
Sydney is a city where many cultures and languages co-exist: according to the 2011 census, people who live in Sydney speak more than 240 different languages, and Japanese is one of the most popular. In fact, almost 30,000 people in the city speak Japanese at home! So, learning Japanese will help you to communicate with this growing community and to make new friends. Also, taking Japanese classes in Sydney will look great on your CV and even help you make the most out of your trips to Japan! Studying with Language Trainers is very easy, as we specialise in designing courses tailored to your skills and schedule.
Why Study Japanese in Sydney
For Work and Studies: If you are looking for a new job, then learning Japanese will help you broaden your professional horizons. For example, you can contact the Australia Japan Society on Broadway St, a not-for-profit organisation that, since 1968, has been promoting mutual understanding and goodwill between Australia and Japan. You can also get in touch with the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Pitt Street, another institution that aims to enhance friendly ties and economic and cultural relations by organising training programs, seminars and networking meetings. Many of the entrepreneurs that attend these meetings are of Japanese origin, so why not impress them with the language skills you acquire with us at Language Trainers? And if you are actively job seeking, you will be glad to know that several companies are looking to hire bilingual speakers, such as Asahi Beverages, Houz and Sanofi, which is a great incentive to start learning Japanese today!
For Culture: Those who would like to experience culture instead of looking for a job can find many instances to do so in Sydney. Avid readers can find thousands of books written in Japanese in one of the most well-known bookstores in Sydney, called Kinokuniya. This amazing bookshop stores manga, graphic novels, cookbooks and literature in general, so you will be able to put into practice what you learn with us at Language Trainers! And those more interested in music can attend the annual Matsuri Festival on Chatswood Mall, featuring traditional Japanese food, music and performances. This festival is held every year to celebrate Japanese culture and cross-cultural friendship between the Japanese community and the local one. You can even buy gorgeous traditional items and take short workshops, such as Calligraphy or Flower Arrangement, taught by Japanese native speakers; so, knowing the language will come in handy.
For Social: Meeting new friends with a similar interest in Japanese is also possible in Sydney. For example, you can join the Japanese English Exchange - Sydney, a group of people who want to improve their command of the language and also share experiences with arts, heritage, history and everything related to Japan and Australia. They welcome people with all levels of proficiency, so don’t be shy. You can join their meetings every second Saturday at Albion Place Hotel on George Street. After the meeting, you can impress them with the Japanese pronunciation you learn in your lessons and take them to a traditional restaurant, such as Izaka Fujiyama on Waterloo St. There, you can sample delicious sashimi, sushi and tamagoyaki, among other options. Imagine ordering these dishes in Japanese!
Where to Learn Japanese in and around Sydney
Learning Japanese in Sydney is a good investment and, at Language Trainers, we work to ensure you reach your goal. Our native Japanese teachers can go to your home or office, or you can take your classes at a public place if you prefer. Some options around Sydney are Town Hall Library Express on Kent St, Georgia Café and Deli on Seaport PI or Quince Café and Ice Cream on Beacon Ave.
If you are living in the outskirts of the city, you can still book a Japanese course with us. We have excellent instructors ready to start teaching in Bankstown, Bondi Beach, Chatswood, Liverpool, Wollongong and Newcastle.
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s go, 行こう(Yukō)! If you have some knowledge of the language, take our free Japanese level test online to find out your current ability. Then, contact us and we will start designing a customised course suitable to your skills and needs!
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1-on-1 General Japanese Course in Sydney
Our general one-on-one courses in Sydney 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 Sydney
Our Japanese courses in Sydney 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 Sydney (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.
Switch between online and face-to-face Japanese classes with a hybrid course!
Continue your language development and learn with your same teacher face-to-face
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Some of our Language Teachers in Sydney
A native English speaker with years of teaching experience, Penelope is qualified to teach learners of many different backgrounds and skill levels. She holds a CELTA certificate, and has taught learners in both private settings and group classes.
Mariana is a qualified Portuguese teacher who has over five years of experience giving lessons to learners of various backgrounds. She has obtained a Diploma in Business and Marketing, and is thus particularly suited to teach those with business needs.
Our clients include:
David Rigby Associates
Hagemeyer UK Ltd
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How to Book
Take our Japanese Language Level Test.
Let us know why you need to learn Japanese and include the time and location that best suit you.
Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.
Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.
Receive confirmation from our team with your Japanese tutor’s details.
Begin your Japanese training and receive your Japanese course book.
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Client testimonialsSee some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.
”On the first day, my teacher brought a variety of materials to assess my level and see what type of areas I wanted to focus on. From then on we discussed what I wanted to do in each following lesson and she even went out of her way and brought material that I hadn't thought of that proved incredibly relevant and useful for me.”Japanese course in Sydney
”I am very happy with my course. The content and the speed at which everything is being delivered is great and my teacher is brilliant.”Japanese course in Perth