Marugoto: Practical Japanese

This course is perfect for those who want to improve on their practical Japanese for daily life. Learn how to really express yourself!

Japanese Beginner Boot Camp

In 20 hours, this course will help you find your feet in Japan, and start getting used to daily life here right away!

JLPT Prep Course

Specially-designed course for JLPT.  We’ll provide a plan that caters to the individual needs of you as a student.

Job Hunting Course

Students can land their first-choice job by learning corporate-analysis, self-analysis and genuine communication skills.

Free Consultation

Free Consultation allows you to clarify your needs, allowing us to structure best curriculum and assign best teacher to start with.

Marugoto: Practical Japanese

This course simulates real-life situations to develop practical Japanese language skills and an acute awareness of the conversation partner.
On this course, students will also learn how to tackle challenges and how to adapt to Japanese culture and customs.

Entry-Level Course

Entry-Level Course

Learn all about Japanese language, customs, and culture.

Highlights
・Learn about Japanese culture and customs, not just the language
・Learn common everyday expressions and basic phrases specifically needed for daily life

Topics Covered
・Food, transportation, travel, etc.
・Course textbook: “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Entry-Level)” (『まるごと 日本のことばと文化』(入門))

What You Will Learn
・How to read and write hiragana and katakana
・How to use basic phrases necessary for living in Japan
・How to talk about yourself in simple Japanese

Beginner

Beginner Course

Learn to express yourself

Highlights
• Learn to make simple sentences (requests, instructions, and suggestions) on your own
• Learn the basics of casual Japanese conversation among colleagues

Topics Covered
• Business trip, health, celebration, etc.
• Course textbook: “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Beginner 1)” (『まるごと 日本のことばと文化』(初級1))

What You Will Learn
• How to read common kanji you’ll encounter in daily life
• How to communicate with colleagues in simple Japanese
• How to express your own opinions in simple Japanese

Intermediate Course

Intermediate Course

Deepen your relationships with Japanese people and society.

Highlights
• Work on the four main language skills: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing
• Work on practical conversation skills – learn to think about conversation structure, how to choose your words appropriately for the situation, and other communication skills

Topics Covered
• Music, status report, martial arts, festivals, etc.
• Course textbook: “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture” (Intermediate 1) (『まるごと 日本のことばと文化』(中級1))

What You Will Learn
• How to understand Japanese conversations that take place around the office
• Supplemental language strategies: How to guess unfamiliar words through context, how to rephrase when you’re stuck, how to ask questions, and how to ask for clarification

Japanese Beginner Boot Camp

Find your feet in Japan as quickly as possible! This 20-hour crash course can be taken just before or immediately after coming to Japan, helping you get used to the language and culture and avoiding any unnecessary extra stress.
This course also serves as a foundation for more comprehensive Japanese studies later on.

Beginner Boot Camp

Highlights
• In just 20 hours, learn the essentials to start your life in Japan
• Avoid the stresses and complications of the initial language barrier – moving is hard enough!
• Learn pronunciation and sentence structure, to build a foundation for your Japanese language skills
• Learn Japanese that you can use straight away out and about

Topics Covered
• Pronunciation rules
• Basic sentence structure
• Greetings and self-introductions
• Basic phrases for shopping
• Basic phrases for ordering food at a restaurant
• How to use taxi cabs
• Course textbook: “Now You’re Talking!”

What You Will Learn
• How to communicate with Japanese people using basic Japanese necessary for daily life
• How to express yourself in simple Japanese

JLPT Prep Course

This JLPT language course is specially designed to fit your needs. N5-level Japanese is not only great for your CV, but will also set you up with the four language bases: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing. On top of that, it will help improve your family life here in Japan!

N5

JLPT N5 Course

Highlights
• Get a leg-up in your career here in Japan with JLPT N5
• Learn the four basic Japanese language skills: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing
• Learn easy to complex grammar structures step by step

Topics Covered
• Verb, noun, and adjective conjugation
• Verb forms
• Sentence patterns and structures
• Greetings and self-introductions
• Making simple requests and offers
• Expressing simple opinions
• Asking for permission
• Understanding rules and regulations
• Course Textbook: Minna no Nihongo I

What You Will Learn
• Sentence structure, reading, writing, and listening skills for JLPT N5
• How to form and understand basic phrases used in daily life

N4

JLPT N4 Course

Highlights
• Get a leg-up in your career here in Japan with JLPT N5
• Learn the four basic Japanese language skills: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing
• Learn easy to complex grammar structures step by step

Topics Covered
• Verb, noun, and adjective conjugation
• Verb forms
• Sentence patterns and structures
• How to politely explain reasons and personal circumstances
• Asking for advice and directions
• Stating your intentions and plans
• Relaying messages from others
• Using honorific expressions
• And more!
• Course textbook: Minna no Nihongo II

What You Will Learn
• Sentence structure, reading, writing, and listening skills for JLPT N4
• How to form and understand basic phrases used in daily life
• How to communicate using different speech styles depending on the situation

Job Hunting Course

Students can land their first-choice job by learning corporate-analysis, self-analysis and genuine communication skills.

JLPT Prep Course

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Prep Course

This course is designed to help students pass the JLPT.
A JLPT certification can increase career prospects in Japan, and will improve understanding of the four basic language skills: Speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
This course can also be taken by family members improve daily life in Japan.

Course: N1 and N2
The number of lessons and course content can be adjusted to the student’s needs.

Location
Online / Face-to-face / Mixed

BJT

BJT (Business Japanese Test)

Our instructors have relevant BJT experience, such as creating questions for the BJT exam itself.
Students can gain essential business Japanese and business skills not covered in N1.
This course focuses on listening and listening-while-reading comprehension.

This course covers:
• Deeper understanding of past exam questions
• Essential vocabulary for business situations
• Repetition exercises

Location
Online / Face-to-face / Mixed

Job-Hunting in Japan Guidance

This is Perfect! Job-Hunting in Japan Guidance

Personalised guidance by job hunting professionals.
• Learn the nuances to job hunting in Japan
• Do real-life job hunting with the instructor
• Learn self-analysis, self-introductions, company analysis, self-promotion, self-motivation, and how to write resumes, entry sheets, and prepare for interviews
• Learn how to write a thank you letter

Location
Online / Face-to-face / Mixed

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