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Nihongo Space

As the regular support activities of Nihongo Space, we are offering support and space for conversation practice (no reservation required) and personal tutoring (reservation required, providing support such as correcting Japanese writing, giving advice on how to study Japanese language, etc.).
We also put emphasis on the development of language partners who support international students in their studies of Japanese language through Japanese conversation practice.

Nihongo Space is open on every Wednesday and Thursday (12:40-14:00) at International Student Lounge of West Bldg. 1 on Ookayama Campus. From AY2023, we opened Nihongo Space on Suzukakedai Campus as well: it is held at Nihongo Classroom on Suzukakedai Campus.
In addition to the regular support activities, we are offering various events and opportunities to introduce Japanese language and culture to international students, including biannual Welcome Coffee Hours for new students.
Support Event

Japanese self-study table

Nihongo Space will open a Japanese self-study table for JLPT preparation, as well as for previewing and reviewing lessons, practicing Japanese characters, and other Japanese study purposes.
Japanese teachers will be available to support you, so feel free to ask questions during your study sessions.

  • Day and Time: Every Wednesday and Thursday from June 12 to July 25 @12:40-14:00
  • Place: International Student Lounge of West Bldg.1, Ookayama Campus
*No reservation needed

Nihongo Space

Nihongo Space is here to offer you support to help you brush up your Japanese skills, such as giving advice on how to study Japanese, providing opportunities to practice Japanese conversation, offering tutoring in written Japanese, etc.
Currently, we are accepting online participants as well. If you want to participate in our activity online (Zoom), please contact us by email.

* Open hour and Venue:

Ookayama Campus Suzukakedai Campus
Every Wed. and Thu. (12:40 - 14:00) Every Tue. (12:40 - 14:00)
Int'l Student Lounge at West Bldg.1 G1-116

* Schedules in 2024:

1Q Apr. 16 ~ May 30
* Closed during Apr. 30 ~ May 2 due to Golden Week holidays
2Q Jun. 11 ~ Jul. 25
* Closed on Jul. 17 as we are holding Tea Ceremony Event for int'l students
3Q Oct. 15 ~ Nov. 28
* Closed on Oct. 23 and Nov. 5 as other events will be held at Tokyo Tech
4Q Dec. 10 ~ Jan. 30
* Closed during Dec. 31 ~ Jan. 2 (Winter Break)
(The above schedules might be changed at our convenience.)

  • You can practice Japanese conversation with language partners (Tokyo Tech students).
    Just drop by at the Student Lounge during the open hour.

  • You can get personal tutoring from Japanese lecturers.
    They can help you correct your writing, and can give advice on how to study Japanese.

    How to apply: Fill in your nickname and your request in your preferred timeslot on Nihongo Space Reservation Sheet.

    * Your applications are accepted on the first-come-first-served basis, however, we might prioritize the new comers when the number of applicants exeeds the quota.
    * Please make sure that you do not overwrite the existing applications.
    * When you decide to cancel, please delete your application on the Reservation Sheet ASAP for yourself.
    * When there is a vacancy, we might accept your application on the spot, however, those who have prior reservation will be prioritized.

Contact information:

  • Nihongo Space at Japanese Section of the Institute for Liberal Arts, Tokyo Tech
    Contact address: nihongospace#js.ila.titech.ac.jp
    (Please change "#" to "@" when you email)

Past activities:

  • Our activity (Online Hinamatsuri Party) was posted on Tokyo Tech News (Mar., 2022)
  • Our activity during Tanabata (Star Festival) period was posted on Tokyo Tech News (Jul., 2021)
  • Held the 2nd Online Photo Contest (Jun., 2021)
  • Information about Welcome Coffee Hours was posted on Tokyo Tech News (May, 2021)
  • Our activity during the spring break was introduced in Tokyo Tech News (May, 2021)
  • Information about Online Hinamatsuri Party was posted on Tokyo Tech News (Apr., 2021)
  • Information about Nihongo Space was posted on Tokyo Tech Admissions Website (Dec., 2020)
  • Activities in April, 2020  -> Click here!
  • (Support offered for Japanese language study and cultural exchange before the classes begin in 1Q)
  • Activities in 2019 3Q/4Q  -> Click here!