Spring 2022 :January 15th to May 21th

  • Time: Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Registration fee: $50
  • Tuition: $395 (Payment Due January 10th, 2022) 

Classes are every Saturday except the 5th Saturday of the month
Time: 9am to 12pm
The class may change depending on the number of the students enrolled.

Please fill out the forms listed below.:

and send them back to us by e-mail.
Please send payment by check.
We do not accept credit card payments. We accept checks only.
Please make checks payable to Golden Gate Institute or Kinmon Gakuen

Mailing address:
Kinmon Gakuen
2031 Bush St, San Francisco
CA 94115

Kinmon Gakuen Brochure 2021-2022 pdf

Available classes are below.

Beginning 2

In Beginning II, students learn all the basics, including how to read and write Hiragana and Katakana. They are also introduced to Japanese manners and etiquette. The school continues to use creative arts and music to support their Japanese language studies. The students master all Hiragana and Katakana at the completion of this level.
Textbook: Ohisama


The Intermediate class is designed for students who can proficiently read and write Hiragana and Katakana and have already mastered basic expressions. students learn more complex expressions to develop their writing and conversation skills.
Textbook: Ohisama


In Pre-Advanced, class sessions are held mostly in Japanese. Students expand their comprehension capacity and increase their vocabulary to improve their conversation skills. They also learn Kanji, while mastering everyday conversation and being introduced to formal conversation.
Textbooks: Marugoto A1 Rikai, Katsudō


In Advanced, students further improve their comprehension skills and increase their vocabulary and Kanji knowledge. They are expected to express opinions in Japanese and have highly structured discussions with their classmates.
Textbook: Marugoto A2 Rikai

*In addition to registration and tuition fees, each student must purchase a textbook (cost depends on the class level and book being used).

*Enrollment in the middle of a semester is possible. Please schedule an appointment with us, so that we can determine what course might be best for your child.

Kinmon Gakuen

2031 Bush St, San Francisco CA 94115