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Spoken by 125 million people, Japanese is a fascinating language with a strong history and dynamic culture. At UWM’s School of Continuing Education, you’ll find the courses you need to be successful in speaking, writing and reading Japanese. There are a variety of levels (up to XII) and several elective courses to further expand your knowledge.

Join other motivated students on this exciting journey as you learn the hiragana and katakana syllabaries in addition to grammar, sentence structure and vocabulary. Each are taught by expert instructors who have a passion for lifelong learning.

To register or find details on individual courses, select the course title below.

Yoko Kawamura UWM-SCE Language Programs

Intermediate Japanese

6 Wed, July 22-Aug 26 Live Online

6 Wed, Sept 9-Oct 14 Live Online

Japanese for Travelers

4 Thu, Aug 6-27 Face-to-Face

Japanese I

6 Thu, Sept 10-Oct 15 Live Online

Japanese II

6 Thu, Oct 29-Dec 10 Live Online

Japanese IV

6 Tue, July 21-Aug 25 Live Online

Japanese VI

6 Mon, July 20-Aug 24 Live Online

Japanese VII

6 Mon, Sept 14-Oct 19 Live Online

Japanese X

6 Tue, July 21-Aug 25 Live Online

Japanese XI

6 Tue, Sept 8-Oct 13 Live Online