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Intensive Course

 

In this course, one will learn the four language skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking) in a well-balanced comprehensive manner, and be able to systematically learn.

This course is also for those who want to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU).

This course is recommended for those who wish to continue to graduate school, university, or vocational school, as well as those who wish to study Kanji. In addition, even for JLPT N1 passers, a Higher Advanced class could be opened based on the number of students and the duration of study, so please do not hesitate to inquire about it.

Schedule

Intensive Course
Time 13 :30~17:00
20 lessons/week, Monday - Friday
Student visa students can attend this course.
Include Kanji lesson. (13 :30~15:00 Tuesday & Thursday , twice/week)
Average 12 to 20 students per class
This course can be started on every Monday (A complete beginner is excluded)
Regular Stating dates: Jan,April,Jul,Oct
* The student must have basic knowledge of Japanese language to join this course.
* For a total beginner student, please take hiragana/katakana course first in preparation for this course.
A minimum enrollment is two weeks

Sample course fees

Short term course(Tourist visa, Working holiday visa)
Term Fees
4 weeks 88,000yen
10 weeks 175,000yen
Fee Includes Registration Fee,Text Book, Course tuition
Long term course(Student visa)
12 months 785,000yen
Fee Includes Visa Processing fee, Translation fee, Registration fee, Text Book, Course tuition, other fee

Accommodation fees

Homestay 4 weeks(28 nights) 88,400yen
10 weeks(70 nights) 206,000yen
Fee Includes
Placement Fee, breakfast & dinner for weekdays, 3meals for weekends
Guest house 1mounth 65,000yen~
Initial cost(Placement Fee +Deposit) 25,000yen

Course Calendar

Regular Starting DateLesson Starting Date

2016 Fall Semester (October 3 - December 9)

2016 October
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2016 November
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2016 December
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2017 Winter Semester (January 10- March 17)

2017 January
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2017 February
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2017 March
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2017 Spring Semester (April 3- June 16)

2017 April
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2017 May
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2017 June
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2017 Summer Semester (July 10- September 15)

2017 July
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2017 August
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2017 September
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2017 Fall Semester (October 2 - December 8)

2017 October
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2017 November
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2017 December
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LEVEL

(Class level with the corresponding Japanese Language Proficiency Test level)

Level Guidelines Based on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Higher Advanced
JLPT N1
Speaking:
Be able to engage in discussions on a variety of topics, and express one's own point of view in relation to others' opinions.
Writing:
Be able to read and write approximately 2000 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand debates and lectures with little to no problem.
Reading:
Be able to read articles on contemporary social issues and literature and comprehending the writer's point of view.
Composition:
Be able to highlight important points, appeal to the reader, introduce and expand to other related matters in writing.
Advanced

JLPT N1
Second half
Speaking:
Be able to converse naturally as well as hold their own opinions in participating in the discussion of familiar themes.
Writing:
Be able to read approximately 2000 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand the main points complicated talks as well as the content and use of language.
Reading:
Be able to understand newspaper and magazine articles, and short stories with approximately 2000 words.
Composition:
Be able to write a coherent composition based on complex topics and themes.
Advanced

JLPT N1
First Half
Speaking:
Be able to communicate in various situations and using appropriate formal and informal Japanese.
Writing:
Be able to read and write approximately 1500 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand the main points of news and other TV programs.
Reading:
Be able to understand newspaper and magazine articles, and short stories with approximately 1000 words.
Composition:
Be able to write a composition that is easily understood and appealing to the reader on a variety of themes.
Upper Intermediate
JLPT N2
Second Half
Speaking:
Be able to make requests and negotiations under a variety of circumstances.
Writing:
Be able to read and write 1000 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand topics regarding Japanese society.
Reading:
Be able to understand articles that have straightforward logical explanations with approximately 1000 words.
Composition:
Be able to write compositions that feature their own personal interests and opinions.
Intermediate

JLPT N2
First Half
Speaking:
Be able to invite, decline, complain, advice, etc. other people while using reasoning and the precursory expressions.
Writing:
Be able to read and write approximately 500 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand the contents of rhe news regarding current Japanese issues.
Reading:
Be able to understand general articles with approximately 800 words.
Composition:
Be able to write detailed sentences clearly using a variety of discourse markers (words that differentiate sentence structures).
Intermediate

JLPT N3
Second Half
Speaking:
Be able to express personal thoughts and feelings in daily conversations.
Writing:
Be able to read and write approximately 300 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand the contents of topics related to modern Japan.
Reading:
Be able to understand concise, general articles with approximately 600 words.
Composition:
Be able to write descriptions and one's own opinions using conjunctions.
Lower Intermediate
JLPT N3
First Half
Speaking:
Be able to hold daily conversations in a variety of circumstances.
Writing:
Be able to understand approximately 200 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand daily conversations to a certain extent as well as the important points of messages.
Reading:
Be able to read and understand articles about Japan with approximately 450 words written with Kanji.
Composition:
Be able to write opinions using comparative sentences with examples.
ElementaryⅡ
JLPT N4
Speaking:
Be able to hold daily conversations while using appropriate expressions.
Writing:
Be able to understand approximately 120 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand daily life situations that are encountered regularly and when spoken to with standard expressions and basic contexts.
Reading:
Be able to comprehend written articles of around 250 characters regarding daily life themes and Japan.
Composition:
Be able to write diary entries and short reflective essays using complex sentences.
ElementaryⅠ
JLPT N5
Speaking:
Be able to answer questions about oneself. Be able to hold conversations in limited everyday situations.
Writing:
Be able to properly write Hiragana and Katakana. Be able to understand approximately 60 Kanji characters.
Listening:
Be able to understand daily life situations when spoken to at a slower speed and using simple words.
Reading:
Be able to comprehend written articles of around 250 characters regarding daily life themes.
Composition:
Be able to write a simple composition using basic expressions.

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