We are now open between 2pm - 8pm, M-F, at our new location in downtown Salem MA. Our classrooms are clean and sanitized to be a safe environment for study. Additionally, North Shore Japanese is now offering English (English as a second language) and other foreign languages. Contact us.

Become an Expert in Japanese Language and Culture in Salem, MA

We offer proficiency classes in Japanese language
for individuals and business professionals



The majority of our course offerings are hybrid classes - meaning in person classes and online classes are done together. This way, students in person at our classroom location and students joined online are able to communicate and practice together to have fun and have an effective learning experience.

 we still have special programs during this difficult time. .

For Kids and youth

3 day language and culture course                                                                          

Japanese Language Course

Tuesday at 10:30-11:30 (age 6-12) Once a week for 10 weeks (JLCK I, II and III)

Monday at  3:00 - 4:00 (age 13-18) Once a week for 10 weeks (JLCY I, II and III)

For children under 12, parent or guardian assistance to use Skype and preferably under supervision by a responsible

Intensive Language Course (2 weeks)

Monday-Thursday 1 hour 12:00 – 1:00

Cooking Class

Learn how to cook Japanese snacks, meals, and desserts from our new online class.  This class is done through Skype live with Miho Sensei where she will explain and demonstrate each step for preparing each dish. Ingredients list and recommended equipment will be provided in advance. Miho will make recommendations on where to find these ingredients, and you can keep the recipes for future use.

Culture (origami, chopsticks, Japanese manner, etc)

Tuesday at 3:00 - 4:00

Calligraphy class

Depending on the level (see our website or email at [email protected])

Conversation practice (for people who have already known how to speak)

Tuesday at 4:15-5:00
Friday at 4:00 - 4:45

Advanced Beginners to Intermediate Reading and Writing course

Please email us for the details

NEW:Beginning Japanese I

Wednesday at 6:00 - 7:30
Starting January 20, 2021 for 10 weeks
Also, if you sign up for a new course Beginning Japanese I by January 15 you will get $20 off!

If you have studied Japanese before, you can join in the following courses right away. We are currently offering all the language courses online, or you can come to the classroom and join in person.

The COVID-19 situation is very unfortunate, but we are flexible in our online and on-site course offerings, and we maintain a clean and safe environment for all.