Moriagari is not a language school, and Japanese is not a language that can be easily learned through casual conversation with no previous study. Because most of our events require 30 - 60 minutes of Japanese only time, you should have beyond a beginner's level to join. SF Babel Meetup group is a great place to practice Japanese and many other levels without time restrictions. If you can't speak Japanese, then we suggest you take classes at the Japan Society, Soko Gakuin, Sakura Japanese language, or Cafetalk online lessons. You must have beyond a beginner level of understanding to participate in our events. We have regular language exchange events in San Francisco, Berkeley, & San Mateo! Plus, twice a month on Sundays, we have one big Group language exchange event with about 50 members.