Course and Curriculum

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Course and Curriculum

Japanese course guide

○ Preparatory course

◆ 2-year course

This is a two-year Japanese language course. We aim to go on to a vocational school, university, or graduate school.

 

◆ 1-year and 6-month course

This is a course to study Japanese for 1 year and 6 months. We aim to go on to a vocational school, university, or graduate school.

Course Application requirements Goals to achieve before graduating
Japanese level Educational background
April admission
(2 years course)
N5 or higher Those who have completed 12-year
compulsory education outside of Japan
JLPT
N1
EJU of over
300 points
October admission
(1-year and 6-month course)
N5 or higher
※ N4 or higher is ideal
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Exam preparation course

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We will offer exam preparation courses for students in the 2-year course and 1-year and 6-month course who wish to participate.

There is no additional course participation fee or textbook fee.

preparatory course Month of implementation
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Preparation Course For two months before the exam,
we will hold exam preparation courses for each level.
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) preparation course For two months before the exam, we will hold exam preparation courses for "Japanese", "Mathematics", "Science",
and "General Subjects"
Specific skills evaluation test preparation course We will hold countermeasure courses for each field and industry.
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Curriculum overview

○ 2-year course

◆ In the 2-year preparatory course, students start learning Japanese from the beginner level and reach the upper intermediate or advanced level by the time they graduate. Our goal is to support students to go to vocational schools, universities, and graduate schools in Japan.

◆ Features

lesson Students will learn Japanese well from beginner level to upper intermediate or advanced level. Comprehensively improve reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Utilizing the knowledge that they have learned and cultivate the ability to express their opinions and thoughts in Japanese.
Examination Preparation Courses For applicants, we will provide Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) preparation courses, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) preparation courses, and specific skills evaluation test preparation courses.
Higher education/employment support For each individual student, we offer learning plans and career guidance that would lead to their desired path. Once every three months, students will have an interview with homeroom teacher and the course manager.
Communication Invite local people to seasonal events and recitals to deepen exchanges. Through various exchange opportunities, students will be able to speak Japanese with confidence. Students can acquire Japanese that is conveyed, not "Japanese that can be understood somehow".
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level Period Achievement Targets by Level CEFR JLPT
Elementary 20 weeks
(400 hours)
A level where you can talk about yourself. You can have simple conversations, read and write about familiar things. A1 N5-N4
Pre-intermediate 10 weeks
(200 hours)
A level where you can talk about yourself and things around you. You can speak, read and write about familiar topics. A2 N3
Intermediate 20 weeks
(400 hours)
A level of being able to explain what you are interested in. Can speak, read and write about everyday topics. B1 N3-N2
Upper intermediate 10 weeks
(200 hours)
A level where you can express yourself fluently about various things. Can speak, read and write about social topics. B2 N2
Advanced 20 weeks
(400 hours)
A level where you can take lectures in the same way as Japanese people at university. Can speak, read and write about complex social topics. B2-C1 N1
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○ 1-year and 6-month course

◆ For 1 year and 6 months course, students start learning Japanese from the upper elementary level and reach the upper intermediate or advanced level by the time they graduate. Our goal is to support students to go to vocational schools, universities, and graduate schools in Japan.

◆ Features

Class Learn Japanese from beginner level to upper intermediate or advanced level. Comprehensively improve reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Utilize the knowledge that they have learned and cultivate the ability to express your opinions and thoughts in Japanese.
Exam preparation course For applicants, we will provide Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) preparation courses, Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) preparation courses, and specific skills evaluation test preparation courses.
Higher education/employment support For each individual student, we offer learning plans and career guidance that would lead to their desired path. Once every three months, students will have an interview with homeroom teacher and the course manager.
Communication Invite local people to seasonal events and recitals to deepen exchanges. Through various exchange opportunities, students will be able to speak Japanese with confidence. Students can acquire Japanese that is conveyed, not "Japanese that can be understood somehow".
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level Period Achievement Targets by Level CEFR JLPT
Elementary 10 weeks
(200 hours)
A level where you can talk about yourself. You can have simple conversations, read and write about familiar things. A1 N4
Pre-intermediate 10 weeks
(200 hours)
A level where you can talk about yourself and things around you. You can speak, read and write about familiar topics. A2 N3
Intermediate 20 weeks
(400 hours)
A level of being able to explain what you are interested in. Can speak, read and write about everyday topics. B1 N3-N2
Upper intermediate 10 weeks
(200 hours)
A level where you can express yourself fluently about various things. Can speak, read and write about social topics. B2 N2
Advanced 10 weeks
(200 hours)
Ability to make persuasive arguments. Can speak, read and write about complex social topics. B2 N1
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○ Practical Japanese Course

◆ This is a course for foreigners living in Japan to learn Japanese according to their desired purpose.

Course Time Features
Private lesson Free in principle (negotiable) According to your learning purpose and learning time,
Study one-on-one with a teacher.
Group lesson Weekday morning or afternoon
(Negotiable)
Study in a group that matches your learning goals.
Class lesson Monday-Friday, 5 days a week
Morning class 9:00-12:25
Afternoon class 13:15-16:40
You will study in a preparatory course class that matches your level.
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schedule

○ Class schedule

Classes are held 5 days a week from Monday to Friday. Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays are holidays.

You will study for 4 hours a day, either in the morning class or the afternoon class. The school assigns classes based on the level of Japanese proficiency and learning objectives.

time limit Morning Class OR Afternoon Class
1st period

9:00-9:45

5 minute break

13:15-14:00

5 minute break

2nd period

9:50-10:35

15-minute break

14:05-14:50

15-minute break
3rd period

10:50-11:35

5 minute break

15:05-15:50

5 minute break

4th period

11:40-12:25

End of class

15:55-16:40

End of class

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Annual schedule

Entrance ceremony for April students

Cherry blossom viewing at school

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Field trip

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Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (1st)/ Midterm exam

Off-campus information session/Health checkup for April students

Tanabata/Yukata experience

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st)

On-campus information session

Tanabata/Yukata experience

★ Summer break

Career interview (1st)

On-campus summer festival

Exchange with high school students

 

First semester final exam

Entrance ceremony for October students

★Autumn break

Japanese chestnut

Traffic safety course

Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (2nd)

Autumn leaf viewing & tea party on campus

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd)/Health checkup for October students

late midterm exam

Exchange with university students

★ Winter break

snowman

Japanese sweets making tour

experience

Final exam

Cooking competition

2nd semester final exam

Graduation ceremony

Exchange with elementary and junior high school students

★ Spring break

Annual schedule

Entrance ceremony for April students

Cherry blossom viewing at school

Spring Off-Site Learning

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physical examination

Off-Campus Information Session
April Student Health Examination

EJU (1st session)

Mid-term examination (first semester)

Tanabata/Yukata experience
★ Summer break

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st)

Information Session on College Admission

Individual career counseling (1st)

On-campus summer festival

Exchange with high school students

First semester final exam

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Entrance ceremony for October students

★ Fall Break

traffic safety course
EJU (2nd Session)

Autumn Foliage Viewing & Tea Ceremony on Campus

JLPT
(2nd)
Health Diagnosis for October Births
late midterm exam

Exchange with university students

★ Winter break

Observation of Japanese confectionery making
experience

snowman

Final exam

Cooking competition

Late period final examinations
Graduation ceremony

★ Spring break
Exchange with elementary and junior high school students

Long vacation

The way to spend your vacation is in principle free. (Temporary return is also possible.)

Summer vacation August(about 4 week)
Fall vacation October (about 1 week)
Winter vacation December(about 10 days)
Spring vacation March (about 3 weeks)

The above period may be subject to change.