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Monday Adult Classes – Spring 2018

Begin/Continue Learning Japanese in New Year 2018 Registration starts in December 2017. All classes are designed to fit the needs of busy adults like you 2018 Spring Semester:   1/29/2018 – 6/04/2018 Click here to import these important dates to your iCal or Google Calendar. Ten more reasons to learn Japanese Learn more about our […]

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What is Rajio Taiso (ラジオ体操)?

In the early 1920s, MetLife Insurance sponsored daily 15 minute calisthenics programs to be broadcast over the radio to American audiences in an effort to make them healthier and fitter. It didn’t catch on here in the six cities where it was broadcast, but visiting Japanese officials loved the idea enough to bring it back […]

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Youth Program, First Day of Class

Enroll for the Fall Semester 2017 -First Day Fall Semester - September 9, 2017 School starts at 9:00 with a brief announcement … [Read More...]

Why Learn Japanese

Enjoy this new presentation on the many benefits of learning Japanese, courtesy of the Japan Foundation of Los Angeles. See links … [Read More...]

SG Shop — Buy your T-shirt today!

Everybody's got one — do you? Order your very own super stylish, wickedly epic, modern black Sakura Gakuen T-shirt at the new school store. There's other stuff here, too, like tote bags, sweatshirts & aprons. Check it out! Read more...


 

About Japanese Culture

In Japan respect and the community has been very significant in their culture. The Japanese language is ripe with honorifics that promulgate these respectful relationships. As part of the comparison of Japanese schools with those in the USA here is a video about two schools and the student’s experience in modern Japan. The video reveals […]

At Sakura Gakuen more than just the language of Japan is shared. A blend of cultural experiences and lessons is part of our curriculum. This includes more than the Culture Days, cooking, crafts and field trips. Class discussions, projects and skits often focus on culture. As part of the examination of culture, the similarities and […]

Welcome to Japanese Culture!

This section of our website will feature a rich variety of all things Japanese. We are calling for submissions, so be creative! You could submit a photo, an essay, a recipe you tried and liked, travel stories, or artwork. It’s up to you. Maybe you’ve already uploaded a video on “How to fold a paper […]