Japanese in Denver

From dragon boats to bonsai, kimchi to kimonos, Denver has come into its own as a welcoming home of Asian culture. The Japanese community living in Denver has shaped its cultural and historical landscape since the 19th century, when many immigrants arrived in the city as railroad workers. For example, the area around Sakura Square has been a center of Japanese culture since the 1940s, and while only a few vestiges of what was once Denver's Japanese neighborhood remain, this city still hosts the Cherry Blossom Festival and ancient tea ceremonies. Study Japanese today and you will be able to take advantage of every social, cultural and professional opportunity available to Japanese fluent speakers in Denver. Just get in touch with us at Language Trainers and we will start designing a course that suits your requirements and preferences, no matter how busy your schedule!

Contact us today to sign up for our one-on-one online Japanese courses with our native-speaking teachers. You don’t need any complicated software to start: just download Skype and let us do the rest!

Why Study Japanese in Denver

For Work: Learning Japanese in Denver can give your career a boost, especially if you are looking for a new job. Several Japanese companies with headquarters in Denver, like Panasonic, Sakura Square LLC, and Webroot, highly value bilingual employees and are always looking for new candidates to add to their teams, especially those that speak Japanese. Also, if you want to establish your business in Japan, you should get in touch with the Japan America Society of Colorado on Grant Street. This is a non-profit organization, with a focus on business and public affairs, that aims to promote mutual understanding between Japan and Colorado. Attend their monthly events (like the Pacific Mercantile Forum) and impress the attendees of Japanese origin with your new language skills.

For Culture: And if you are more interested in experiencing this ancient Asian culture, you will be happy to know you have plenty of opportunities for doing so around Denver. For example, the traditional Sho-Fu-En Japanese Garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens is a tranquil spot that can make you feel as though you were relaxing somewhere in Japan itself. This place hosts tea ceremonies carried out in Japanese, so learn about this millennia-old tradition and tea-making techniques after taking some lessons with us at Language Trainers! And if you are more interested in sports, why don’t you take part in the annual Dragon Boat Race, sponsored by the Japanese American Society? You do not need prior paddling experience to participate, as the focus is on having a good time on the water and keeping the Japanese culture alive.

For Social: Your knowledge of Japanese will also help you socialize with others who share your passion for this ancient language. For instance, you can join the Japan America Society of CO Kaiwa Club, a bi-weekly gathering for native and non-native Japanese speakers to use their skills in a relaxed space. They welcome all levels of proficiency, so you can attend their meetings even if you have just started with your language course. And if you love video games and are interested in meeting like-minded people, you should attend the Nan Desu Kan, a festival that mixes Japanese animation and videogames with cosplay. In 2017, this convention attracted more than 500 anime and games fans, so don’t hesitate to attend this event to make new friends with similar interests

 

Where to Learn Japanese in and around Denver

If you are planning to learn Japanese, just get in touch with us at Language Trainers. We can arrange for one of our dedicated professional teachers to go to your home or office, or a public place, if you prefer. Some options where you can study in Denver are the Denver Central Library on 14th Avenue, or at stylish cafés, such as the Leela European Café on 15th St. or the 20th Street Café.

And if you are not in downtown Denver but live nearby, do still reach out to us. Our amazing tutors are waiting for your call in areas like Boulder, Aurora, Colorado Springs, Thornton and Glendale.

Are you ready to get started with Japanese? Let’s go, 行こう (Yuko)! And if you have taken some classes before, please try our free Japanese Level Test so we can gauge your current proficiency level and then start planning the best course for you.

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Interesting Language Facts

Over 50% of company recruiters look for language skills on potential employee's resumes.

31% of international executives are bilingual.

Bilingual students are more likely to succeed in school than their monolingual counterparts.
WHY people learn JAPANESE?
1.
Work abroad in Japanese-speaking countries
2.
Personal reasons (communicating with friends and family abroad)
3.
Travel
NUMBER of SPEAKERS
Native
168
Million
Non-Native
125
Million
JAPANESE

JOKE
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Foreign Language Speakers
in DENVER
28%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in DENVER
19%
of population

1-on-1 General Japanese Course in Denver

Our general one-on-one courses in Denver will help students improve their Japanese level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Japanese classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Japanese Course in Denver

Our Japanese courses in Denver are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Japanese and email skills, as well as a level of survival Japanese, granting them the ability to work in a country where Japanese is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Japanese Courses in Denver (closed group)

Our Japanese courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Japanese Course or In-Company Small Group Japanese Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Japanese Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in Japanese
80 Hours
Elementary
250 Hours
Intermediate
500 Hours
Advanced

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Viviane is a native Portuguese teacher who speaks the Brazilian dialect of Portuguese. She has over 10 years of experience teaching Portuguese and English in the United States and Brazil. She obtained her TEFL certificate from Cambridge University, and frequently attends seminars to stay up-to-date on the best foreign language pedagogical techniques.

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