Standard Japanese Course

You won't get far in Japan without being able to speak the language, but using the special techniques our teachers have developed, you'll be surprised how easy it is to learn to speak Japanese, and you'll be fluent before you know it! Our Standard Course uses interesting and modern materials and activities to focus on improving your Japanese speaking ability in a way that gives you the flexibility to adapt to new situations, until one day you won't even need a teacher anymore!

Small-group classes are given both inside and outside of the classroom - you will learn essential communication techniques in structured lessons with the teacher, then practice them in real-world situations, such as:

Asking at the train station
  • Calling a movie theater to ask for showtimes
  • Ordering delivery sushi
  • Calling a restaurant to make reservations
  • Giving a questionnaire to people in the park
  • Asking for directions at the train station
  • Buying electronics


Textbooks Used

  • Beginner I: Genki I
  • Beginner II: Genki II
  • Pre-Intermediate: Chukyu e Ikou (中級へ行こう), TRY N3
  • Intermediate I: Chukyu wo Manabou (中級を学ぼう 1), TRY N2
  • Intermediate II: Chukyu wo Manabou (中級を学ぼう 2), TRY N2
  • Advanced: Chukyu kara Jokyu e no Nihongo (中級から上級への日本語), Jokyu de manabu Nihongo (上級で学ぶ日本語)
*You can order them online on sites such as Amazon.


Standard Weekly Schedule

*Sample schedule only. Actual schedule may differ.


4-skills application class, two 50-minute classes Japanese grammar, two 50-minute classes
Weekly Total
20 class hours


Standard Tuition
32,500 yen per week

Course available: Year-round, starting every Monday (for complete beginners: first Monday of every month and third Mondays in June, July and August)

Discounted 6-month, 9-month and 12-month courses available!


Beginner-Level Class Objectives

(Example 2-week course. All classes are adjusted to the specific needs and requests of each student, so this outline is only intended as a guide to common objectives. The specifics of your course may differ from those here.)

1. Greetings (including polite forms)
2. Self-introduction (including polite forms)
3. Noun-sentences (“Watashi ha ~~ desu. Kore ha ~~ desu.”), numbers
4. Simple adjectives
5. Verb sentences (transitive verbs): non-past/past, affirmative/negative, including particles
6. “te”-form (request form)
7. informal speech

Telephone (asking phone numbers, asking shop opening times, calling a friend’s house, calling a company)
Asking directions
Making reservations
Shopping (department store, post office, clothes store, drugstore (symptoms, etc.))
Giving a questionnaire to Japanese people

Questionnaire in the park

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