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Nihongo Talk & Tea

Free talk sessions for Japanese learners

Nihongo Talk & Tea is casual social event for Japanese language learners who want to take their conversation skills out of the classroom and into real life situations. Paired with another learner at a similar Japanese level, participants will get the opportunity to chat in Japanese with different native Japanese speakers on topics of their interest in a relaxed environment. Drinks and snacks will also be available.

This free event is offered only to J-Course students and Members of The Japan Foundation, Sydney

– J-Course students will be contacted directly by email with booking instructions.
– If you would like to join this event but are not a current J-Course student, please sign up using the “book now (for JPF Members)” tab.

Talk & Tea Event dates for 2022:

March 26 (online or in person) 
June 17 (online or in person) 
September 9 (online or in person) 
November 25 (online or in person) 

All Talk and Tea events are held on Friday

Please note that events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Volunteer / ボランティア

If you are a Japanese native speaker, or know someone who is, and would like to volunteer at Nihongo Talk & Tea, more information is available here.

This form is for JPF Members who would like to join our Talk and Tea events.

※ If you are a current J-Course student, we would like to kindly ask you to wait until the J-Course application period opens. You will be contacted directly by email with booking instructions in the lead up to the next event.

J-Course : Talk & Tea ~Online Special~ JPF Member Application 2022

*Please note that this event is open to paid members of The Japan Foundation, Sydney only.
If you are currently not a member but would like to register, please visit our membership page here.

In the case that the event is run online, you would need:
  • headphones with a microphone,
  • a web camera (please participate with your camera turned on), and
  • a stable internet connection, with at least a 1.2Mbps download speed and 600kbps upload speed. You can test your internet speed here.
Please confirm your email address.
The free library borrower card is not the JPF membership. To become a member, please click here
Which Talk and Tea event dates are you interested in attending? *
We would like to make sure we place you with similar level speakers, so please indicate how long you have studied Japanese, where you have studied, what resources you have used etc.
Photo Release Permission
Privacy Policy *

国際交流基金シドニー日本文化センター(The Japan Foundation, Sydney)の日本語講座では、成人学習者を対象としたフリートークセッションを開催いたします。




日時 2022年3月26日(金)開催
2022年9月  9日(金)開催
2022年11月25日(金) 開催
定員 ボランティア 14名 *要予約
日本語学習者 30名
参加費 無料
開催方法 対面またはオンライン
  • 本イベントは日本語学習者に日本語で話す機会を提供するもので、英語と日本語のエクスチェンジではありません。
  • 学習者からのドネーションにより、お菓子とお飲み物をご用意しております。(対面での開催時のみ)
  • 交通費の支給はございませんので、予めご了承ください。
J-Course : Talk&Tea 日本語ボランティア 2022

  • マイク付きヘッドセット
  • ウェブカメラ(イベント開催中はカメラをONにしてご参加ください)
  • 以下の環境のインターネット接続
    最低 1.2Mbps ダウンロードスピード , 600kbps アップロードスピード


(If applicable)
(If applicable)
ご年齢: 当イベントへの参加資格は、満18歳以上となります。 *
Privacy Policy *

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2022 Dates

March 26 (online or in person)
June 17 (online or in person)
September 9 (online or in person)
November 25 (online or in person)
(All Fridays)

Doors open at 5:30pm

Events may be cancelled or rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008


Exclusive to JPF Sydney Members; you can sign up for Membership to join the event.

Free; bookings essential (first-come; first-served).
A gold coin donation towards snacks and drinks is welcome.

  • J-Course students will receive notification directly in their inbox with booking instructions.
  • Applications for future sessions open approx. one month prior to the event.


(02) 8239 0055

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