New!!
 ◆ Kurashi no Nihongo on the second and the fourth Sunday FREE! ◆
    From Sunday, October 10th!

    Would you like to learn Japanese online using zoom?
    The class will be held twice a month on Sudays for foreign
    residents living in Imabari. The lesson is free.
    Please look at the flier to confirm the dates.
    Reservations are required only for your first lesson.
    Please feel free to apply to the ICIEA at info@iciea.jp

  Kurashi no Nihongo Flier  

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★ Upcoming Information ★
  ◆ COVID-19 Information and Resources
 English 
 Multilingual information 
 'COVID-19 VACCINATIONS IN JAPAN' Japan Times  

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  ◆  Online meetings on October 3rd

  (1) Let's talk about traveling! 
  COVID-19 has been preventing us from traveling freely for more
  than a half and a year. Although we don't know when we will be
  able to visit other countries without any worries, this meeting 
  could be a good opprotunity to get together online with other 
  travel lovers and talk about traveling. Foreign residents who 
  would like to brush up their Japanese are also welcome.

           Time : 10:00 - 11:30 pm ONLINE
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    (2) Support Class on the first Sunday & the third Sarutday FREE! 

           Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm ONLINE
           Fee: free
           Japanese level: beginner, intermediate and advanced
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        Please apply ICIEA at info@iciea.jp / 0898-34-5763
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   ◆ ICIEA offers Japanese classes on weekend! ◆
There is a Support Class on the first Sunday from 1:30 to 3 pm at 
ICIEA and the third Saturday at the NPO Support Center. 
Also we have just started a new class, Kurashi no Nihongo,
on the second and the fourth Sundays at Onishi Kominkan.
The lesson starts at 4:30 pm for 90 minutes. 
Lessons are free. Any foreign residents living in Imabari are welcome. 
Please feel free to apply to the ICIEA at info@iciea.jp. 
  
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☆"Support Desk for Foreign Residents" has opend at ICIEA.
     Feel free to consult the "Support Desk" at ICIEA if you have 
     any questions or problems.

    ICIEA has been offering help to foreign residents in Imabari
    since its beginning, and the "Support Desk" is an official service 
    fully supported by the city office. 
    We are certain that ICIEA will become more helpful for foreign
    residents including foreign spouses, company workers and so on.
   
    Open : 8:30 am to 17:15 pm from Monday to Friday
    Email: info@iciea.jp (anytime)

    * Consultations are confidential and free 
    * If you need an interpreter, please contact ICIEA in advance.
       Interpretation services are available in English, Chinese, 
       Vietnamese and Korean. Other languages are available on request.
       Depending on the language, the consultation may be conducted 
       using a voice translator.
   
 multi lingual flyer 
  
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   ◆ COVID-19 Information and Resources - Cabinet Secretariat ◆
 Here is the upcoming information about COVID-19 offered
 in multiple languages.

  English 
  Chinese 
  Korean 
  Tagalog 
  Vietnamese 
  
Ehime Prefecture has set up a consultation telephone service
 for coronavirus infection.
 ☆ 089-909-3468 24 hours, 7 days a week (Japanese only)

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   ◆ ICIEA Japanese Speech Contest Vol.1 ◆

Imabari City International Exchange Association held a Japanese speech 
contest on Sunday, January 24th 2021. The purpose of this event was 
to give foreign residents a chance to share their experiences and feelings
about living within the community with local Imabari residents. 
Through the contest, the contestants could also showcase
 their growing Japanese skills. The contest was held online without
 having the audience, however, the speakers were successful 
in conveying their enthusiasm. 

  ICIEA Japanese Speech Contest 2021 

★ Multilingual Guidance on Temporary Loan Emergency Funds (April 14th)
    (English, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Vietnamese )
   Here!  

★ NHK WORLD-JAPAN provides upcoming information about Coronavirus
    on their website.
Here!

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◆ ICIEA introduces non-native Japanese speakers to Japanese volunteer 
  teachers.The lesson is on a one-to-one basis.
  If you are interested, please email or call to our office.
  Apply ICIEA at info@iciea.jp / 0898-34-5763
     
◆ICIEA is currently distributing a pocket 'Emergency Card' provided by EPIC.
 Please feel free to stop at the office to pick up.
 (English, Indonesian, Korean, Portuguese, Chinese and Spanish are available.)