The Japanese Language Program at Illinois

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The Japanese language program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) offers language courses of four levels from elementary to fourth-year.  While each focusing on particular skill areas, all courses aim at developing comprehensive language ability that enables culturally-appropriate behaviors and communication. Use the menu on the right to find out more about the program.

お茶する?Japanese Language Table)

Looking for an opportunity to practice your Japanese? Come join us on our weekly conversation series!

All levels welcome!

When: Every other Thursday (9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16)

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Place: Caffe Bene on Nevada


UIUC Tadoku Group (UIUC多読グループ)

 Improve your Japanese proficiency through “extensive reading”!

UIUC Tadoku group offers you graded readers (easy reading) of a wide variety of levels and subjects. 

We read books for fun and not for assignments because we believe that reading should be enjoyable!

 All levels welcome!


  When: Every Wednesday (9/6-11/15, No session on: 9/27)

  Time: 2:00-3:30pm 

  Place: 2050 LCLB (EALC Departmental libraly)





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