Category Archives: Curriculum

New Class Commencement: 29th July 2022 – Elementary 1

A new Elementary 1 class will commence on Friday, 29th July 2022. Lessons are twice a week, on Fridays (7.30 – 9.30 pm) and Sundays (10.00am – 12.00 pm). To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7.00 pm – 9.30 pm on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Class sizes are now limited to 18 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. For more information, you may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

New Class Commencement: 13th July 2022 – Elementary 2

A new Elementary 2 class will commence on Wednesday, 13th July 2022. Lessons are twice a week, on wednesdays (7.30 – 9.30 pm) and Sundays (2.00 – 4.00 pm). To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7.00 pm – 9.30 pm on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Class sizes are now limited to 17 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. For more information, you may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

New Class Commencement: 28th June 2022 – Intermediate 1

A new Intermediate 1 class will commence on Tuesday, 28th June 2022. Lessons are twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays (7.30- 9.30 pm). To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7.00 pm – 9.30 pm on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Class sizes are now limited to 17 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. For more information, you may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

New Class Commencement: 7th June 2022 – Intermediate 2

A new Intermediate 2 class will commence on Tuesday, 7th June 2022. Lessons are twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays (7.30- 9.30 pm). To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7.00 pm – 9.30 pm on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Class sizes are now limited to 17 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. For more information, you may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

Information regarding reopening of PJLS office

In line with the expected reopening of schools, PJLS is planning to resume face to face classes from October 10th onwards. For students whose classes were interrupted by the MCO, your respective teachers will be contacting you with the relevant details.

Face-to-face classes will only be allowed for students who are fully vaccinated. SOPs regarding social distancing and mask wearing still apply. If you are having a fever or any other flu like symptoms, or are still not fully vaccinated on the day of the classes, please do not come to PJLS.

New intakes will be announced in due course. Please wait until we have settled the arrangements for our existing students.

New Class Commencement: Intermediate 1 – 18th May 2021

A new Intermediate 1 class will commence on Tuesday, 18th May 2021. Lessons are twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays (7.30pm – 9.30pm). Please note that we currently DO NOT have any facility to process online registrations. To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7PM – 930PM on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Only students who have paid the fees in full are considered to be registered. Failure to settle the fees by the end of the first lesson will result a forfeit and the seat will be offered to the next eligible applicant. Please note that this class is held online. You may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

New Class Commencement: Elementary 1 – 18th May 2021

A new Elementary 1 class will commence on Tuesday, 18th May 2021. Lessons are twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays (7.30pm – 9.30pm). Please note that we currently DO NOT have any facility to process online registrations. To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7PM – 930PM on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Only students who have paid the fees in full are considered to be registered. Failure to settle the fees by the end of the first lesson will result a forfeit and the seat will be offered to the next eligible applicant. We apologize for this inconvenience as class sizes are now limited to 20 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. You may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

Memo regarding resumption of lessons

Based on the trajectory of current MCO developments, the Society has decided to allow resumption of classroom activities starting March 8th, 2021.

If you are already an enrolled student, your teacher will be contacting you in due course regarding the specific date of resumption.

For prospective students looking to register for new intakes, please look out for our announcements, which we will publish after 28th March, 2021

New Class Commencement: Higher (N3) – 22nd February 2021

A new Higher (N3) class will commence on Monday, 22nd February 2021. Lessons are twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays (7.30pm – 9.30pm). Please note that we currently DO NOT have any facility to process online registrations. To ensure you have a seat, please visit our Society’s office during our opening hours (7PM – 9.30PM on weekdays) to register and pay the fees in full. Only students who have paid the fees in full are considered to be registered. Failure to settle the fees by the end of the first lesson will result a forfeit and the seat will be offered to the next eligible applicant. We apologize for this inconvenience as class sizes are now limited to 20 persons on a first-come-first-serve basis in order to ensure adequate social distancing as mandated by current Government guidelines. You may refer to our FAQ for general course details and other related information.

Announcement Regarding Resumption of Lessons at PJLS

We are pleased to announce that starting 27th July 2020, the Penang Japanese Language Society will be resuming lessons on premises. In adherence to government regulations, all students are requested to register their names, contact numbers, and body temperature at the office every time before proceeding to their respective classrooms. Students are also reminded to obey “new normal” social distancing measures. Wearing of masks is encouraged. Moving forward, new intakes will have enrollments not exceeding 20 persons. For students of existing classes which already have student enrollments that exceed 20 persons, please make sure you contact your respective teachers to rearrange the lesson times to meet the 20 person max per session criteria. Thank you for your cooperation.