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Welcome Back Event for Returning JETs – Sept. 12th

New Alumni Welcome Party Festival, food… nijikai anyone? Hey returning JETs! JETAA Portland would like to welcome you back Japan-style! First, we invite you to check out the Beaverton Night Market, held at The Round in Beaverton. This is a family-friendly market that features food, crafts, and entertainment. If you’re in need to some cross-cultural […]

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JLPT N1-N3 Benkyoukai 2015

Interested in taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test this year? Or just looking for a group to study advanced Japanese with? Join our JLPT Japanese Benkyoukai! This study group is open to anyone who wants to study advanced Japanese. Studies will focus on levels N1, N2, or N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency test, and will […]

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J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – Sept. 11th

WHEN: Friday, September 11th, 7-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne (915 SE Hawthorne Blvd) NIJIKAI: ?? WHO: JETAA members, JET Program returnees, Japanese friends and Nihongo speakers of all levels. WHY: To catch up with old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan COST: It’s free to join! You are responsible for your own […]

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.