For some useful everyday Japanese expressions, go to - http://japanese-phrases.sakura.ne.jp/
Japanese Language Lessons:
Before enrolling with a language school, you should check whether it has been certified by the ‘Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education’ – http://www.nishinkyo.org/ - (03-5304-7815).
For a comprehensive list of Japanese language schools in Japan, go to - http://jls-guide.com/english/index.html
Also, see: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/info/japanese-language-school-directory/
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT):
For information on taking the test in Japan:
Japan Educational Exchanges and Services – http://www.jees.or.jp/ - (03-5454-5215).
For information on taking the test outside Japan:
The Japan Foundation – http://www.jlpt.jp/ - (03-5369-6068).