JASV Language Classes, Spring 2023

JASV Language Classes for Adults
Spring Session, January/February to April 2023
10 weekly classes, starting the week of 1/30/2023

The JASV will offer four Japanese language courses, Levels 1, 2, 4 and 5, via Zoom. The main textbooks are Japanese for Busy People I and II (AJALT). The Level 1 course covers the first half of the book Japanese for Busy People I, and the Level 2 course covers the second half. Levels 4 & 5 use Busy People II.

There will be one class each week for 10 weeks, one and a half hours per lesson.

The tuition fee is $200. There is a $25 registration fee for new students.

The textbooks for Levels 1 & 2 — Busy People I plus Remembering the Kana, if needed — cost approximately $40. For Levels 4 & 5, Busy People II costs about $30.

A course may be canceled in case of low enrollment, so please register at least one week in advance. Please contact the instructor for registration and more information.


Class information:

Instructor: Linda Sukop (jasvlanguage@gmail.com)

Description: These classes are an introduction to speaking, listening, reading, and writing Japanese, with particular emphasis on the conversational patterns that occur in everyday life. Students will also be introduced to life in Japan and Japanese customs and culture.

Level 1 - Tuesdays, 1/31 to 4/4
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Level 2 – Mondays, 1/30 to 4/3
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Level 4 - Thursdays, 2/2 to 4/6
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Level 5 - Wednesdays, 2/1 to 4/5
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 PM


If you have any questions, please contact jasvlanguage@gmail.com

To register, copy and paste the following information into an email and send to jasvlanguage@gmail.com:

1. NAME:

2. ADDRESS:

3. PHONE:

4. EMAIL:

5. Going to Japan?:

6. Plan to take college Japanese classes?:

7. Spoken at home or by relatives?:

8. Using for business purposes?:

9. Other?:

10. Last Japanese class attended (if any): Where? When?:

11. How did you find out about our classes?:


Please mail your tuition to (Toshi Saitoh, 1 Concord Green, South Burlington, VT 05403) before the class starts!


We plan to have Children's class this spring. The detail schedule will be available late January or early February.