Welcome to Sasuga Academy!

いっしょに にほんご を べんきょう しませんか?
Are You Looking for Japanese Classes ? 
Join Us Today! 
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・日本語でのお問合せにも対応いたします。どうぞお気軽に下記の問い合わせフォームからご連絡ください。
Please contact us either in English or  Japanese. 
・Our teachers are all Japanese native speakers who are experienced teaching English speakers. 
・We teach many different levels. 
​・We offer online classes at this time. 

Students' Voices  2021 / 生徒・保護者の声

We Would Love To Share Students' Happy Voices
With Our Experienced Teachers ! 

「 日本語のやる気を引き出してくれる素晴らしい先生と出会うことができ、さすがアカデミーのプライベートレッスンを始めてから子供の日本語力が、めざましく伸びました。」

子供が先生を大好きになり、毎回楽しみにレッスンを受けています。本人の興味、レベルを把握して毎回臨機応変に工夫してレッスンしていただけるのは、プライベートレッスンならではの良さだと実感しています。

親としてもバイリンガル教育で不安な点などを先生に相談すると、ご自身のご経験をもとに親身にアドバイスをしてくださり、バイリンガルに育てる親の苦労も分かっていただけるのも大変有り難く、私の心の支えになっています。

もともと対面でのレッスンでしたがコロナ禍でオンラインになり、初めは慣れませんでしたが、授業内容を工夫してくださり今では問題なく受けられています。ただやはり特に幼稚園の年齢は対面が一番だと思いますので、季節が暖かくなってきましたら、また外でレッスンできればいいな、と思っています。

E . K さん ( Parent )  

Kids Private Lesson キッズプライベートレッスン 

評価 Excellent ★★★★★ 

January  2021

My teacher does a fantastic job of teaching me. I have studied Japanese for over 30 years. She is the best teacher I have ever had.

S. C.  ( Student )  

Online Private Lesson 

Rating: 5 Excellent ★★★★★

January  2021  

I am happy to recommend the Sasuga Japanese Academy to prospective students!  Our teacher adapted quickly to the unique challenges of language study during a global pandemic. With her high degree of knowledge and professional skill, she has transitioned to teaching over Zoom. With patience and humor, she employs textbook, video, email and office hours to support our study. Language, history and Japanese culture are incorporated in our lessons. The small class size allows for both individual advancement and collegial camaraderie. I look forward to the time when we can again enjoy outings such as the wonderful sake tasting event or friendly dinner at a Japanese restaurant. 

 

Ichigo ( Student )

Pre- Intermediate Group lesson Class

Rating: 5  Excellent ★★★★★

February 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will temporarily suspend all our lessons held at libraries until they reopen. Adult students may choose an online lesson with their teacher's consent.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Spring 2021  Course  Schedule 

High - Intermediate 1  Online Class: 
Starting: April 27th, 2021 Tuesdays at 2:00 pm EST
12 weeks, 90 minutes.
App: Zoom
Textbook: An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese, ISBN978-4-7890-1307-9

 
Intermediate 1  Online Class:  
Starting: April  27th, 2021 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm EST
12 weeks, 120 minutes.
App: Zoom
Textbook: Genki 2, ISBN:978-4-7890-1443-4


Pre - Intermediate 1  Online Class:  
Coming soon in summer 2021! 

Beginner 1  Online Class: 
Starting : June 25, 2021 Friday at 2:00pm EST 
  6 weeks, 90 minutes / lesson ( Meet once a week ) 
  App: Zoom
  Textbook : Not required, but highly recommended to obtain " Genki 1". ISBN978-4-7890-1440-3
Registration is open now
Minimum number of students : 4 

Beginner 2  Online Class: 
 This class is a continuation of Beginner 1 class
Starting : July 20, 2021 Monday at 7:00pm EST
  6 weeks, 90 minutes / lesson ( Meet once a week ) 
  App: Zoom
 Textbook : Not required, but highly recommended to obtain " Genki 1". ISBN978-4-7890-1440-3
 Registration is open now !
Minimum number of
students : 4 

Private Lessons :
Private lessons are also available online.
We offer lessons through FaceTime, Zoom, or Google Meet.

Please contact us for availability and details of the courses.
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Our Classes

 

We keep our classes in small sizes, a maximum of 5 -9 students ( minimum and maximum number of students  varies depending on classes ). Each student will have more participation time and receive more attention from the instructor.

We believe that class sizes matter!

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What does SASUGA mean? 

If you were to look up the word sasuga in the dictionary, it would say "That's great!" Sasuga in Japanese has more than that in its nuance. It is close to the English phrase, "It's so you!" or "No one does it like you!" When a Japanese person praises another person, "Sasuga!" is often said, and when it is written, often followed by an exclamation point (!)