March Events

Japanese Speech Contest: March 2nd The Department of Education, Marlborough St from 12:00-13:20 and 14:30-16:00. Japanese Language lesson: Date TBA  Open to all former JETs. Come along and have fun using your Japanese whether it be a little or a lot! We'll be at The Little Green Cafe on Highstreet, Dublin 8 from 14:00.


Dates for your skejuru

Check out our new calendar to keep up to date with all the IJET and Japanese events coming up in the next few months - we're especially looking forward to the JLTI Speech Contest on March 2nd and Experience Japan Day on April 7th!

February Japanese Lesson

Show a bit of love to Japanese this month and come join our lesson. Kondo-sensei will be along to teach us all sorts of wonderful things! When? Saturday 16th February, 1pm. Where? The Little Green, Dublin 8

October Japanese Lesson

We kicked off the first lesson welcoming the returnees back with a great lesson about food. The tummys were making all sorts of noises by the end of it all! Thanks again Kondo Sensei for a great class! Inoue Sensei will be taking the next lesson on: Saturday, 27th October 1pm, Naomi's apartment in Dublin... Continue Reading →

How proficient is your proficiency?

Sunday December 2nd is the day to find out! The Japanese Language Proficiency Test will once again be held in Dublin City University this year and the deadline for applications is Sunday September 30th. The test costs €60 and full details are available from the JLPT Ireland website. Ganbare minna!!!

September Japanese Lesson

We all had a great time studying about karaoke last time and then putting our knowledge into practice! Thank you Kondo Sensei for a great lesson! This month's lesson will be on Saturday, 22nd September, 1pm, Naomi's apartment in Dublin City Centre (Please contact for directions)

July Japanese Lesson

Thank you again Inoue Sensei for a great lesson on Japanese onomatopoeia and idioms. The next lesson will be on Saturday, 21st July from 1pm at Naomi's apartment (Contact for directions) Let us know if you're thinking of coming!

May Japanese Lesson

UPDATE: Kondo Sensei has suddenly been called away to Sligo on business so she will not be able to make the lessons on 16th May. The lesson will be changed to Wednesday, 23rd May. Please let me know if this suits. From cutesy "あたし" to samurai "拙者" the 8 of us had a great time trying our hand at the... Continue Reading →

PPLI Japanese Workshop

The Post Primary Language Initiative will be running a language upskilling workshop especially for teachers or for those interested in teaching who would be around the N3 eager to head for N2 level from June 18th to 22nd. It will held at the Marino Institute of Education, and there will be no cost. Details of timetabling will follow in... Continue Reading →

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