Community School
2016 - 2017 Schedule

The International Center for Japanese Culture offers non-credit tuition courses in Japanese arts, culture and language for adults. There are three options for enrolling in ICJC community school classes:

1. Day Classes: Special group classes in Japanese cooking and Japanese language are held throughout the year.

2. Private and Semi-private lessons arranged according to the student’s schedule are an attractive option for those who seek flexibility.

3. Special One-Day Workshops throughout the year. Please see the ICJC calendar and news postings.

Classes are taught by professional artists and craftsmen who share their expertise in various Japanese-related disciplines. These include Japanese language, tea ceremony, calligraphy, Japanese dance, Japanese history, Japanese film, architecture, flower-arranging, kimono/clothing design, 13-string koto, shamisen, taiko and much more.

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JAPANESE COOKING CLASS
One-Day Wednesday Morning Beginner Workshops
〜 日本料理1日ワークショップ 〜
ICJC presents the 6th Annual “Japanese Cooking One-Day Beginner Workshops”. Nine one-day workshops on Wednesdays will be held focusing on three sessions and three themes:


Session 1: Japanese Broths including soba and tempura
2016: September 21, October 12, November 16

Session 2: Sushi Dishes including inari, tekka-maki
2017: January 11, February 1, February 22

Session 3: Main Dishes including tonkatsu, kara-age, shabu shabu
2017: April 5, May 10, May 31


Workshop Registration Information and Schedule
Day: Wednesdays – specific dates listed above.
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: ICJC Building (Annex First Floor)
Fee: One session (3 classes): 13,500円 (this includes all materials)
One class: 5,000円 (this includes all materials)
Class Limit: 4-8students
Language: English
Registration: It is recommended students register for one full workshop session. Class size minimum is required or class will be cancelled. Each workshop session and or class requires separate registration and should be made by one week in advance by emailing info@icjc.jp. Confirmation will be sent out automatically. Tuition is due at the beginning of each workshop session or class. For further information/questions, please contact the ICJC office at 045.263.8009 or by email at info@icjc.jp.
Teacher Profile: Ms. Mori has been teaching the delicate art of Japanese cuisine to both Japanese and foreigners for several years. She has presented several cooking classes for the YIS PTSA as well as for various other special events in the Yokohama area. Ms. Mori’s specialties include traditional Japanese food incorporating natural and local ingredients from various regions of Japan. She looks forward to sharing her delicious recipes with the class.

One-Day Wednesday Morning Intermediate Workshops

〜 日本料理1日ワークショップ 〜
ICJC presents the 6th Annual “Japanese Cooking One-Day Beginner Workshops”. Nine one-day workshops on Wednesdays will be held focusing on three sessions and three themes:


Session 1: Gochisou Dishes (Special Dishes)
2016: September 28, November 2, November 30

Session 2: Seasonal Festival Dishes
2017: January 18, February 15, March 1

2017: January 18, February 15, March 1 Session 3: Kaiseki Dishes
2017: April 12, May 17, June 7


Workshop Registration Information and Schedule
Day: Wednesdays – specific dates listed above.
Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: ICJC Building (Annex First Floor)
Fee: One session (3 classes): 15,500円 (this includes all materials)
One class: 5,500円 (this includes all materials)
Class Limit: 4-8students
Language: English
Registration: It is recommended students register for one full workshop session. Class size minimum is required or class will be cancelled. Each workshop session and or class requires separate registration and should be made by one week in advance by emailing info@icjc.jp. Confirmation will be sent out automatically. Tuition is due at the beginning of each workshop session or class. For further information/questions, please contact the ICJC office at 045.263.8009 or by email at info@icjc.jp.
Teacher Profile: Ms. Mori has been teaching the delicate art of Japanese cuisine to both Japanese and foreigners for several years. She has presented several cooking classes for the YIS PTSA as well as for various other special events in the Yokohama area. Ms. Mori’s specialties include traditional Japanese food incorporating natural and local ingredients from various regions of Japan. She looks forward to sharing her delicious recipes with the class.
JAPANESE LANGUAGE CLASS

Late Summer and Autumn 2016 Schedule
Thursday Morning Classes

〜 Beginner's Level 〜
ICJC presents the sixth Annual “Japanese Language Class” (Beginner’s Level). The Late Summer and Autumn 2016 has 2 sessions (5 classes each) focusing on distinct themes for everyday communication and living comfortably in Japan. These classes are designed for new and returning students.

Session 1 Themes: Basic expressions, Daily greetings Self-introduction, Numbers
Session 1 Dates: 2016: September 8, 15, 29, October 6, 15

Session 2 Themes: Shopping, Dining Out
Session 2 Dates: 2016: November 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8

Class Registration Information and Schedule
Day: Thursdays – specific dates listed above.
Time: 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Location: ICJC Building (Annex First Floor)
Fee: One session (5 classes): 15,000円 (this includes all materials)
Class Limit: 4-8students
Registration: It is recommended students register for one full session. Class size minimum is required or class will be cancelled. Each session requires separate registration and should be made by one week in advance by emailing info@icjc.jp. Confirmation will be sent out automatically. Tuition is due at the beginning of each workshop session or class. For further information/questions, please contact the ICJC office at 045.263.8009 or by email at info@icjc.jp.
Teacher Profile: Tomoko Tsuji has a varied background living, working and teaching in settings with foreigners. Having lived in Holland from 1993-1996, Tsuji sensei began teaching Japanese as a hobby. She felt a close kinship with teaching and eventually pursued her Japanese teaching license graduating in 2000. Her forte is combining Japanese language and culture in courses designed to inspire and stimulate student’s individual learning abilities.


Winter and Spring 2017 Schedule
Thursday Morning Classes

〜 Beginner's Level 〜
ICJC presents the sixth Annual “Japanese Language Class” (Beginner’s Level). The Late Summer and Autumn 2016 has 2 sessions (6 classes each) focusing on distinct themes for everyday communication and living comfortably in Japan. These classes are designed for new and returning students.

Session 3 Themes: Time expressions, Calendar
Session 3 Dates: 2017: January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 16, 23

Session 4 Themes: Transportation around the city, Japanese signs
Session 4 Dates: 2017: March 2, 9, 30, April 6, 13, 20

Class Registration Information and Schedule
Day: Thursdays – specific dates listed above.
Time: 9:00AM – 10:30AM
Location: ICJC Building (Annex First Floor)
Fee: One session (6 classes): 18,000円 (this includes all materials)
Class Limit: 4-8students
Registration: It is recommended students register for one full session. Class size minimum is required or class will be cancelled. Each session requires separate registration and should be made by one week in advance by emailing info@icjc.jp. Confirmation will be sent out automatically. Tuition is due at the beginning of each workshop session or class. For further information/questions, please contact the ICJC office at 045.263.8009 or by email at info@icjc.jp.
Teacher Profile: Tomoko Tsuji has a varied background living, working and teaching in settings with foreigners. Having lived in Holland from 1993-1996, Tsuji sensei began teaching Japanese as a hobby. She felt a close kinship with teaching and eventually pursued her Japanese teaching license graduating in 2000. Her forte is combining Japanese language and culture in courses designed to inspire and stimulate student’s individual learning abilities. *****

2. Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Private lessons may be organized based on student's schedule weekly. Please contact the ICJC office for more information.

3. Special One-Day Workshops
Special one-day workshops (Ikebana, Calligraphy, Temari and much more) usually complete with a traditional homemade Japanese obento lunch are held throughout the year. Please see the ICJC calendar and news postings for these exciting upcoming events.

To register for any class, please contact us at the address below:
International Center for Japanese Culture
249-2 Yamate-cho
Naka-ku, Yokohama
JAPAN 〒231-0862
Tel/Fax: 045.263.8009
Email: info{at mark}icjc.jp

TUITION PAYMENTS
All tuition and additional fees must be paid at the time of registration. In the event of a class cancellation, 100% will be reimbursed. Payments can be made in two ways:
1. In-person at the ICJC Office (YIS Annex)
2. Bank Transfer: ICJC Bank Information
JapanNet Bank
Name: 特定非営利活動法人日本芸術文化国際センター
Branch #: すずめ支店(スズメ)店番号:002
Savings Account (普通口座)
Account Number: 7977389

LATE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS
Registration and tuition payments may be accepted up to any point with a 10% surcharge.
All fees will be pro-rated.