Japanese Group Lessons
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$30 per lesson

General Tuition


$25.50 per lesson

JSB Member Tuition

Students, as membership is $25, we recommend becoming a member before paying for classes

The Tobira Textbook

JSB Language Group Lessons use the Tobira Textbook System. There are three different books. Book 1 is used for Beginner 1 and 2. Book 2 is used for Intermediate, and Book 3 (Gateway to Advanced) is used for our Advanced level Japanese Courses.

If your class uses Tobira Beginning Japanese Volume 2, we will mail you a copy for free. Otherwise, please follow the links below to purchase your correct textbook for your course. 


The course: Pre-Advanced Conversation, does not require textbook purchase. If you would however like a copy of the textbook used in this course, click the button below. 


1. Tuition

  • Tuition is payable by credit card on the registration website.

  • Tuition is non-refundable for any reason after classes begin.  

  • You are welcome to try out different levels during the first two weeks for free.

  • To receive the membership tuition rate, students must be members at the time of registration. Please note that JSB membership fees paid at the time of registration are non-refundable. 

2. Class

  • Class size is minimum 4 students and maximum 8 students.

  • Classes cancelled due to inclement weather and other emergency situations will be rescheduled after the 10-week session.

  • Students must be at least 16 years old to be able to attend group classes. If you are younger than 16, we may be able to offer you private lessons.

  • Student contact information will be shared with our instructors for teaching and emergency purposes.  

  • Please contact language@japansocietyboston.org if you experience any technical difficulties with Zoom.

  • The language school and its instructors will not record the lessons on Zoom.


Any questions? Please email language@japansocietyboston.org