FREE Japanese lunchtime conversation group meetings

We are delighted to have partnered with Trinity Centre for Asian Studies and bring you FREE Japanese lunchtime conversation group meetings to give you a chance to improve your Japanese conversational skills in casual environment.

These weekly meetings will take place every Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the TCAS Seminar Room 2011 (Arts Building Annex) in TCD. First meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 14th November.

This weekly group will allow Japanese learners of all levels to develop their conversation skills in a casual, lunchtime environment. Feel free to bring your lunch and find some new conversation partners at the same time!

No previous registration is needed and everybody is welcome.

We would like to thank Verity Swan, IJA Council, and everybody at Trinity Centre for Asian Studies for their support in organizing this group.


IJA Japanese Conversation Group

Join our weekly FREE Japanese conversation group meetings and improve your Japanese conversational skills in an informal, friendly atmosphere!

Meetings will take place every Wednesday from 9-10 p.m. via Zoom. To join the group, please sign up by sending email to:

Basic Japanese language skills are required. Each week participants will discuss a topic named in advance, and, from time to time, native Japanese speakers will be joining the group to help with the advice.

Please note that this conversation group is a fun activity for people who enjoy speaking Japanese, and not a language course/class.

This group is open to the IJA members only.

Upcoming group meeting dates for your diary:

  • Wednesday, 7th October 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 14th October 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 21st October 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 28th October 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 4th November 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 11th November 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 18th November 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 25th November 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 2nd December 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9th December 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 16th December 9 p.m.