Oakland Nippongo Gakuen
Japanese Language School
To encourage the learning of Japanese language and culture through
Japanese language instruction for youth, ages 5 - 18 and adults.
Small class sizes allow tailored instruction for students of all
September through June (Every Saturday from 9:00 am until noon).
Adult classes may be held on different days and times.
Class Levels (with approximate age levels)
Advanced Class (students aged 13 - 18)
Intermediate Class (students aged 8 - 14)
Beginning Class (students aged 8 – 12)
(students aged 5 - 8)
Adult - Intermediate to Advanced
Adult - Beginning to Intermediate
Here is a sample of our
curriculum at Nippongo Gakuen.
President - Gary Tominaga
Vice President - Steve Terusaki
Vice President - John Takagaki
Corresponding Secretary – Carol Thunen
Treasurer – Anne Tominaga
Adviser - Rev. Harry Bridge
Tuition is on a semester basis. The cost of text books is in
addition to the tuition fees. Tuition will not be prorated based on
partial semester attendance.
Semester 1: September - December
Semester 2: January - March
Semester 3: April - June
Church Office – (510) 832-5988
- (510) 581-6645 (evenings)
Jon Takagaki – (510) 769-2975 (evenings)