Features of the course
① Lessons are conducted in small groups or man-to-man lessons are also available.
② After completion of a placement test, lessons are tailored to suit each student’s level.
③ Visit renown tourist destinations such as Nara, Kyoto and Osaka with classmates and experience Japanese culture on weekends.
④ The school is in a particularly convenient location. (only 2 minutes’ walk to the nearby Kintetsu station, 8 minutes’ walk to the nearby JR station. 20 minutes to Kyoto station by train. 40 minutes to Osaka Kyobashi station by train.)
⑤ Lessons are conducted for 4 hours a day, in general. Those who wish to study multiple languages can join additional lessons free of tuition fees. (eg. English and/or Chinese group lessons. Costs will be incurred for of any teaching materials used in the lessons however )
⑥ Meals are provided, mainly Japanese cuisine, in a homey atmosphere.
⑦ Live in a comfortable home with modern living facilities (shower, washing machine, internet access, newspapers, TV etc.)
⑧ The school is located in Kyoto, which is regarded as the home of Japanese culture and an ideal place to experience best culture Japan has to offer.
⑨ Staff who can speak Korean, Chinese and English will support students’ learning and living arragements.
Suitability for admission
① Any person who will not incur hindrances or restrictions in entering Japan. (stay in Japan up to 3 months on a tourist visa.)
② Any person who may potentially wish to enroll in high school, university or graduate university located in Japan in the future.
③ Any person who wishes to learn Japanese culture, history and language.
④ Any person interested in communicating with Japanese nationals or wish to communicate with Japanese nationals but feel they lack the skills to do so.
Support for life in Japan
① Administration such as organizing a Japanese cellphone or insurance etc.is provided for free.
② Purchasing of the most cost-effective airline tickets on behalf of students.
③ Arranging departure from the country with a group/ orientation.
④ Provision of care of ex-students after returning their county.
⑤ Accommodation and other expenses for living are free of charge.
⑥ Transport between the school and airport is available upon request.
Registration and tuition fees
Required documentation to apply
1 Application form
2 Student's (passport) photograph (3cm×4cm taken within last 3months)
3 Photocopy of the applicant's passport
4 Receipt of the tuition fees
4. Copy of airline tickets
① Non-refundable registration fee （10,000 yen）
② Tuition fees will be refunded with the exception of the registration fee for cancelations before departure.
③ Refunds of up to 70 percent for shortening the period of stay and lesson hours.
④ Studying tuition
2-week course: 4 hours a day / 4 students in a class, 100,000 yen
1-month course: 4 hours a day / 4 students in a class, 200,000 yen
*3 meals per day, cleaning service, internet access and other living expenses are included.
Starting from: January, April, July, October
Period: 1 month - 3 months
① Five days a week from Monday to Friday.
② Classes and teachers will be decided after completion of the placement test.
③ Teaching materials will be provided by the school. Please prepare your personal stationery items.
④ Please follow the school time schedule. Tuition for less than two weeks will not be refunded.
Ms. Yuka: From Nara prefecture. She graduated from Jyochi University, majoring in English. She is fluent in English and Korean.
Ms. Yamaguchi: From Kyoto. She graduated from Osaka University, obtaining a doctorate in literature. She can speak English and Chinese.
Ms. Nakai and Ms.Ikegami also teach Japanese language classes.