Textbooks that Raise your Conversation Skills

We offer Beginner 1, Beginner 2, and Low intermediate level Japanese lessons online and in Tokyo at Japan Switch. These Japanese conversation books were developed in house by our partner and has been used and benefited thousands of Japanese learners around the world. 

Beginner 1 Book - N5

Survival Japanese Conversation for Beginners

  • Speak Like a Native

    Conversation style helps students learn natural sounding Japanese.

  • Learn What Interests You

    Different situations, topics and phrases mean you can learn useful survival Japanese.

  • Flexible, Practical, and Revelant

    Useful grammar and real life situation study sections allows you the flexibility to learn what is relevant for your Japanese adventures.

  • Practice, Practice, and More Practice!

    There is a lot of practice exercises in each unit to help you learn natural phrases and expressions.

  • Affordable + Audio Included

    Book Price : 2090 yen w/tax included

    You can download all the audio tracks from the book here.

Beginner 2 Book - N4

Basic Grammar for Conversation

  • Convenient Phrases

    Study the most convenient phrase for each verb conjugation based on our student's experiences.

  • Useful Vocabulary

    Learn useful vocabulary for your everyday life in Japan.

  • More Than Just Grammar

    Much more than just grammar! Learn many natural expressions that you can add to your daily conversation playbook.

  • Fun and Useful Roleplays

    Have the opportunity to learn and use many casual and natural Japanese expressions through dialogue role-play!

  • Affordable + Audio Included

    Book Price : 2200 yen w/tax included

    You can download all the audio tracks from the book here.

Textbook Samples

Here are some textbook samples to give you an idea of the structure of lessons and the Japanese language content you will be learning at Japan Switch.

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Japanese for Communication

Low Intermediate - N4 and N3

  • Expand Daily Conversation Skills

    Talk about movies, shopping, travel, making recommendations, and topics you learned in previous books. However, expand your speaking capabilities using new vocabulary and phrases and by making longer sentences.

  • Learn Natural Japanese

    Improve your pronunciation, learn natural Japanese phrases, and receive corrections and support on how to speak more naturally.

  • Kanji Ability Unnecessary

    The book is written in kanji, hiragana, and romaji, so you do not need to be able to read Japanese to be able to join this class.

  • Book Price

    Book Price : 3300 yen w/tax included

Light Switch with Japan Switch

Make the Switch to Speaking Japanese

Attention High Level Students and Intensive Course Seekers

Japan Switch offers great morning and afternoon weekday lessons and focuses on beginner students. If the time or level is not a match or if you are looking for something more intensive, consider our premium partner school Coto Academy who also provide our learning materials.



  • N3 + and Above Lessons
  • Business Japanese Lessons
  • Lessons on Evenings, and Weekends
  • Intensive Courses

Japan Switch

Japan Switch provides affordable morning and noon Japanese lessons in Tokyo. Centrally located, relaxed environment and quality textbooks. Japan Switch is your alternative option to a Japanese language school in Tokyo.


Opening Days : Monday - Friday


Shinjuku Branch : Opening Hours

9:30 - 1:30 PM - Group & Private Lessons

2:00 - 5:00 PM - Private Lessons


Online Branch : Opening Hours

9:30 - 1:30 PM - Private Lessons