Regular Class Information

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It’s language made easy by the JAS of NJ. We want you to learn at your own pace and have fun in the process. You will learn from our most qualified teachers who are each certified in their native languages. You will always leave class with a smile on your face! Just follow these simple steps and begin mastering the language of your desire!

Choose a language:

Japanese       Korean      Chinese      French      Spanish

Choose contents of your lesson:
  • General conversation
  • Conversation for traveling abroad
  • Grammar/vocabulary touch-up
  • Writing business letters
  • Writing research papers and essays
  • Reading newspapers and books
  • Translation
  • Exam preparation (JLPT)
Choose your schedule:
  • Hours
    • Monday~Friday from 9:30 am ~ 7:30 pm
    • Saturday from 9:30 am ~ 5:30 pm
  • Private and Semi-Private lessons available:
    • At school – during business hours
    • At home – throughout the day as well as after business hours
  • Monday through Saturday classes vary depending on size with no more than
    10 people per class. Please call for details.

Visit the “Membership” page, call us at 201-461-5133, or visit our office.
Checks and cash are acceptable as well as most credit cards (AMEX/Visa/Master Card).

Other Fees:

Registration is required. Please refer to the information about our membership program. Choose the type of program that is right for you then make your payment at the front desk. Payment of materials (books) is required.

Don’t know if the JAS of NJ lessons are right for you?

A one-hour trial lesson is available. For more information please call us at
(201) 461-5133 or E-Mail us at or visit


JAS of NJ offers a unique language program designed for native English speakers that wish to become fluent in speaking and writing the Japanese language.  Students will learn Japanese through conversational interactions with our qualified and experienced language instructors who adopt practical modern day materials. Entertaining activities make for enthusiastic, friendly, and above all, relaxed environment.

The following levels of classes are 72-week long and each level (Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced) is divided into 6 semesters such as Basic I, Basic II, Basic III, Basic IV, Basic V, and Basic VI / Inter I, Inter II, Inter III, Inter IV, Inter V, and Inter VI / Advanced I, Advanced II, Advanced III, Advanced IV, Advanced V, and Advanced VI. Each semester is 12-week long. Course Fee: $360 / semester * The payment is due at the beginning of each semester. If you sign up for the six semesters when registering, you are eligible for 10% discount $1944 ($216 off). Tuition fees are non-refundable.  If you are unable to attend a class, makeup lessons are not available.  JAS of NJ does not provide refunds or class credit.
Admission is on a rolling basis, and students are welcomed to join at any time.
If you join in the middle of the course, we offer private tutoring to help you catch up. The private tutoring lessen fees come at an additional charge. More detailed information for one-on-one tutoring lesson can be found here.
You can download the course application form from here.

We offer one time try-out when you consider jumping in a class that has already started. You can sit in on a 1.5-hour class with already registered students in order to see how the class fits you. The try-out is $35. Registration is not required until you decided to sign up for the course.



New Weekday Basic Level Courses will begin on April 12th, 2021. The classes meets every Monday evening, 8:00-9:30PM via Zoom. The classes fill up quickly so please sign up as early as possible.

Essential Japanese for Travelers to Japan will begin in June. This 10-week course focuses on the most simple ways to communicate with native speakers. You will learn key vocabulary & phrases that are needed in certain situations while traveling, and proper pronunciation. Japanese customs and useful travel tips will also be introduced by native teachers.  Day & Time: Weekday Course: Tuesdays 10:30AM-12:00PM, begins on 9/14/2021 Course fee: $360 + class material fee $50 (textbook)  You can download the course application form from here.

SATURDAY Intermediate VI and Advanced V, and SI Level Classes, and Wednesday Evening Intermediate I Level Class now have openings.  The Saturday Advanced Level class meets 11:30AM-1:00PM every Saturday, and the Intermediate Level class meets 9:30-11:00AM every Saturday. The Wednesday Basic V Level Class meets 6:30PM-8:00PM every Wednesday.

Thursday Morning Advanced Level Conversation class begins in January 2021. This class is for those who have basics and are looking for more opportunities to speak Japanese in order to improve own conversational skills.

The red indicates new courses starting soon.

Weekday Weekend
DAY SESSION Basic I 1:00pm-2:30pm
Intermediate VI
Advanced SI
Advanced V
Conversation 11:00am-12:00pm
Weekday Weekend

Basic IV 6:30pm-8:00pm
Intermediate IV 6:30pm-8:00pm
Intermediate I 6:30pm-8:00pm



The curriculum of private classes will be tailored to your personal needs, including: general conversation practice, vocabulary development, improvement of grammar, preparation for traveling abroad or any exams such as JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test), writing skills for business letters or research papers, etc. Lesson hours can be scheduled for your convenience, and cancellation or re-scheduling of your regular lesson time is possible with advanced notice.
The application for private/semi-private lessons is available here.


 No. of Hrs Registered  Private  Semi-Private
(2 persons)
Valid For
 Trial Lesson (1 Hr)  $50  $35 pp  2 weeks
 10 Hrs  $55/Hr  $40/Hr pp  3 months
 25 Hrs  $52/Hr  $37/Hr pp  6 months
 50 Hrs  $50/Hr  $35/Hr pp  12 months

A one-hour trial Private lesson is available for $50, Semi-Private lesson is available for $35 per person.
No pre-registration is required for trial lessons. We do not offer a trial lesson through SKYPE.
The lesson-hour credit is not refundable and  transferable after registration.


We offer Japanese, English, and Korean language classes. The curriculum will be designed for you based on what your needs and prior knowledge. Choose from conversation practice, vocabulary, grammar, conversation for traveling overseas, exam preparation, writing business letters or research papers, or other subjects that interest you. Just let us know what you would like to learn when you register.

Standard hours are Monday~Thursday 9:30am~7pm, Friday and Saturday 9:30am~5pm.
Private and Semi-Private lessons may also be arranged outside the standard hours.

Registration is required. Please refer to our membership program page for more information. Choose your type of membership and make your payment at the front desk. Materials (books, handouts, etc) for each class may vary; payment of materials is required on the first day of class.

For cancellations and re-scheduling please be sure to e-mail the office at least 24 hours in advance. Same-day cancellations are non-refundable. If you have a Monday class be sure to e-mail by 3:00 pm on Sarturday. 




The following classes are given in a small group, and meet twice a week.  The tuition is for full-attendance on monthly basis. More detailed information about each level can be found here.

Class Date Fee
 Basic  Mon & Wed 10:00am-11:30am  $180/month
 Basic/Intermediate  Tue & Thu  11:00am-12:30pm  $180/month
 Intermediate  Tue & Thu  1:30pm-2:30pm  $180/month
 Intermediate/Advanced  Mon & Wed 1:30pm-2:30pm  $180/month
 Advanced  Mon & Wed 10:30am-12:00pm  $180/month

A one-time trial lesson is available for $25. No pre-registration is required for the trial.

Registration is required for the course. The application form is here.
- When enrolling in a group class that is already in session, you will only be charged from the time that you are enrolled.
- Special package discounts are available when purchasing three or six months  together (After package discounts are applied, no additional tuition fee will be charged even if there happens to be 9 lessons a month).

3 months (12 weeks) $540 $510 ($30 off)
 6 months (24 weeks)  $1,080 $980 ($100 off)

- The tuition fee must be paid by the last lesson of the previous month.
- Tuition fees are non-refundable.


♦ 12-Week Intensive English Course

This 12-week intensive course is designed for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate in English and achieve fluency in all areas of English.  Our classes focus on grammar, conversation, listening, pronunciation, and frequently used idioms.  Classes meet three times a week, 180 minutes per class.  Immerse yourself!  It’s the best way to learn English.

Start Date: Monday, May 3, 2021

 Date Mon, Wed, and Thurs (3 days/wk, 12 weeks)
Basic, Basic-Intermediate Level: 9:30am-12:30am
Intermediate, Advanced Level: 1:00pm-3:00pm
 Instructor JAS of NJ ESL Instructor
 Fees $2400 (not including textbooks and other course materials)

♦ NEW SAT Preparation Intensive Course I (Total 24 hrs, 120 min. per class)

This is a comprehensive preparation course for the new SAT. An SAT specialist provides techniques for using correct words and grammar, writing logically, and improving accuracy on  multiple choice questions. The course is targeted towards 10th through 12th graders. We also offer private lessons. For details, please direct inquiries to 201-461-5133.

Start Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 and Saturday, May 15, 2021

 Date Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm,  Saturday 3:30-5:30pm
 Instructor TESOL certificate, M.A., TOEFL test rater Formerly public school ESL teacher, JAS of NJ ESL instructor
 Fees $980 (not including textbooks and other course materials)

♦ TOEIC Preparation Intensive Course

This course offers intensive instruction in English aimed at strengthening vocabulary and grammar.  You will also strengthen your listening comprehension by listening to a number of questions read at a conversational rate.  The course teaches writing patterns in business letters and advertisements, which often appear in reading comprehension tests.  Your self-study methods will become effective and you can expect to improve your test score significantly!  *The course is targeted for the TOEIC exam on July 10th, 2021.

Weekday Course Start Date: May 19(Wed.)/Weekend Course Start Date: May 22(Sat.)

 Date Weekday: every Wed. (6 weeks) 7:00pm-9:00pmWeekend: every Sat. (6 weeks) 1:00pm-3:00pm
 Instructor TESOL certificate, M.A., TOEFL test rater, Formerly public school ESL teacher, JAS of NJ ESL instructor
 Fees $380 (not including textbooks and other course materials)