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Registration for 2021-2022

Winter session starts: January 8, 2022


Level 1 for beginners 

This course is for those who have no prior knowledge or background in Japanese.The main objective of the course is to communicate orally in simple Japanese on various subjects: introducing yourself, family, favorite dishes, hobbies, shopping, travel, etc. The student will learn Japanese writing systems (Hiragana and Katakana). The teacher will also introduce Japanese culture through photos and videos. The number of places is limited.

Levels 2 – 5  

These courses are for those who have some previous Japanese learning experience: students whose knowledge comes from self-study, private instruction or study at institutions other than Montreal Japanese Language Center.

Level 2 ( Elementary 1):   This course is for those who have already mastered Hiragana and Katakana. The student will learn the kanjis relevant for each lesson. The main objective is to be able to communicate using Japanese in real situations such as family life, season and weather, work, the city, a picnic, health matters, a celebration, etc.

Level  3 ( Elementary 2):    This course is for those who have acquired a good foundation of spoken Japanese. The student will learn the kanjis relevant for each lesson and improve their oral comprehension. The objective is to be able to exchange opinions with classmates and give advice in Japanese on various subjects such as the origin of the first name, recommended restaurants, travel tips, Japanese and foreign festivals.

Level  4 (Pre-intermediate):    This course is for those who can speak Japanese. The goal is to be able to discuss food from Japan and foreign countries, job search, opinions about marriage, finding accommodation, travel problems, etc. New activities are proposed such as making public speeches, reading e-mails and blogs, and writing essays, with the aim of completing level A2 and starting level B1.

Level 5 (Intermediate):   The student will develop the following five skills: oral comprehension, conversation, speech, written comprehension, as well as writing. The aim is to become able to take part in more complex communication, such as giving information about recent news, giving health advice, and talking about your country’s traditional arts and history. Another aim is to become able to read and understand a variety of texts, such as Internet bulletin boards and magazine columns.


January  2022 to April  2022





Level 1- group 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Level – group 2

1st semester “Fall Session”:

September to December

2nd semester “Winter Session”:

January to April

3rd semester  “Spring Session”:

April to June

TUITION FOR 2021 – 2022

1st semester :

201.50 $  for 13 classes

2nd semester::

186.00 $ for 12 classes

3rd semester::


Annual Registration Fee:       $10

Placement Test Fee:               $5 (one time assessment fee for Seijin 2-5)

** Students are required to purchase the Marugoto coursebook for their level.


1 – Stater LEVEL / Level 1                                              CLICK HERE

 *Starts September 2021. Please send an email to mjlc.seijinclass@japanesecenter.com to let us know of your interest.

2 – NON-BEGINNER NEW STUDENTS                          CLICK HERE

Take our online placement test through Amilia to determine your level . You will receive your registration code after your test has been reviewed. (N.B.: Levels 2 and higher are for those who have mastered hiragana and katakana.)

3 – RETURNING STUDENTS – Levels 1A-5                 CLICK HERE

Your registration code will be emailed to you.  If you have studied at MJLC in the past year but have not received a registration code, please email mjlc.seijinclass@japanesecenter.com with your full name and last level taken.

** Reregister on Amilia with the same email used the last term to ensure correct billing.


  • We offer online as well as in-person learning. Please refer to the registration site for details.
  • Instructions for online courses are sent to students by email a few days before the start of classes.

*  In case of high demand, you may be placed on the waiting list.


Tuition is due the day before the start of classes. Under exceptional circumstances, payment terms may be arranged with the center.


  • If a cancellation request is received before the day of first class of the semester, a full refund will be given. 
  • If a cancellation request is received after the first class, a refund of the remaining tuition fee for the semester, minus the 10% penalty fee, will be processed as Montreal Japanese Language Center credit (Amilia Credit) with two-year validity.  There are no refund payments by cash, direct deposit, check, or credit card.
  • Placement test fees are refundable before the test is taken. No refund will be processed after the test is administered.   
  •  Please note that annual membership fees and new student registration fees are not refundable and will not be refunded under any circumstances. 


You will be sent an email notification once our financial department processes your refund. 

For any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at mjlc.seijinclass@japanesecenter.com