Check out these great sites!

JLPT (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test): JLPT  is a standardized test administered by the Ministry of Education and the Japan Foundation to evaluate and certify Japanese language proficiency for non-native speakers.

JET Program (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program): JET Program is a Japanese government initiative that brings university graduates—mostly native speakers of English—to Japan as Assistant Language Teachers in Japanese kindergartens, elementary, junior high and high schools.

The Japan Foundation: The Japan Foundation promotes international cultural exchange and Japanese language education. Its website provides learning tools among other programs/information.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Embassy of Japan in Canada   


Asahi Shimbun (Japanese)
Asahi Shimbun (English)
Japan News by Yomiuri (English)
Japan Today (English)
Travel Guide & Latest News (English)