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 Over 2,000 Japanese learners from all over the world since 2006.
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    CarrieZ-US says...

“I highly recommend taking lessons through JOI, for it is a system built with your convenience in mind. ”

Though I came in with some elementary knowledge of the language, I am very surprised and pleased by how much I learned within the month and a half of attending JOI.


SaraC(US) says...

  JOI's teachers are wonderful! They're really nice and positive.

When I am in their classes I feel really comfortable and at ease. Even when I make mistakes or don't understand they help me in a very encouraging way.

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yesLearn Japanese lessons online!

Effective online classes at your own pace.

From your home, office or where you like.
Connect your headset (webcam optional) to your computer.

Take group and/or private Japanese classes from a professional Japanese teacher.

JOI is a long established online school with experience in providing the best in Japanese education.

Please read JOI's mission statement.




yesGroup and Private lessons

JOI offers you both group and private lessons.
All online Japanese lessons are 50 minutes long.

FlexLessons: 2 to 4 students per class (max 7)

JOI has 18 different levels of classes : Find the perfect level just for you !

There is no limit to how many FlexLessons you can take a day. If busy, take a lot of lessons on the weekend or when you have time!

At JOI, over 130 Group Lesson times available a week.

Private lessons: 1 on 1 lessons

Have a professional and experienced Japanese tutor create a tailor-made curriculum just for you.

Private lesson prices start at under $20
(best prices anywhere).

*Free Trial Lessons or meetings with your teacher are available.


yesQualified Japanese teachers

All JOI teachers are government-certified instructors or with university and graduate school Japanese teaching education.

JOI's longevity, extensive teacher experience, and unparalled online training is why we are leaders in the Japanese online teaching field.

Looking for a friendly, professional Japanese teacher to enhance your skills ? - This is the best school for you !

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yesMost reasonable prices anywhere!

You can start with 3 Trial lessons for $9 or 900 yen.

Then after the trial lessons you can take 50 minute
lessons with qualified Japanese teachers
from only $5 or 500 yen per lesson.

All lesson prices.


yesSimple to use software

Our goal is to provide a top-quality learning Japanese environment.
Our software is custom designed and simple to use.

■ Classroom
We do not use Skype or free learning software, JOI uses eLecta Live's classroom software.
Its really easy - just click and go !

Compatible with all Windows PCs (including 8) ,MAC, Linux, as well as Android and iPad mobile devices

Please test out our classroom

Easy-to-use reservation and learning system

First, you reserve your class level and time and then click to enter the classroom.

Follow your own Japanese learning progress easily
(Only JOI has a level tracking system)


Free learning tools

■ Twice-monthly Chat Events *Only at JOI !
Free teacher-moderated sessions where you can speak Japanese in a friendly atmosphere

■ Free chat room & Message Board *
Use our software for free - meet and make friends,
exchange learning tips with other learners.

■ Free Japanese Quizzes *
Almost 800 quizzes with videos and translations.
 Try out the quiz sample

■ JOI Video Channel  Only at JOI !
Free Japanese video lessons, added and updated regularly

■ Weekly teacher blogs  Only at JOI !
Weekly blogs by qualified teachers help you to studyKanji, grammar and vocabulary


*members only



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● Professional Japanese teachers
● Reliable classroom (Windows,Mac,Linux,iPad,Android compatible)
● 18 Different of levels of classes
● Over 130 Group Lessons times available a week
● Free chat events, Free video quizzes, Free audio and video blog

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