In this intensive language course you will acquire Japanese for use from practical everyday life and on to the skills necessary for college life in Japan.
In case you have a school education of less than 12 years, completing Program A will qualify you to enter Japanese higher education.
|Suitable for those||who wish to go on to a Japanese university, vocational college, or national college of technology|
|Level||Beginner - Advanced|
|Two programs|| Program A (Preparatory Education Curriculum) - Japanese language classes in the morning and foundation subject classes such as English and mathematics in the afternoon. For those who received less than 12 years of school education, this program will compensate for one year of high school study and will make you eligible to enter Japanese higher education.
Program B – Japanese language classes in the morning hours. You may take foundation subject classes as an option (additional fee is applied).
|Weekly schedule||5 days per week|
|Duration||1 year, 1.5 year, 2 years|
|Daily schedule||9:00am - 12:30am (Some classes are held in the afternoon.)|
|Lessons per day||Morning classes: Japanese language 45-minute lesson x 4
Afternoon classes: Foundation subjects 45-minute lesson x 1 or 2
* In the case of 1.5 yr. and 2 yr. programs, afternoon classes are held for a year only.
|Enrollment schedule||April (1 yr. and 2 yr. programs)
October (1.5 yr. program)
|Class size||Max. 15 students per class (Japanese language classes)|
|Conditions for admission||Completion of secondary education (e.g. high school) or higher|
|Record of successful admissions||Click here for details.|
|Academic career support||Academic Advising Office and the teacher in charge will give you full support to prepare for successful admission to higher education.|
|Mock exams||- Mock exam for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (twice a year)
- Mock exam for the EJU (once a month)
|Special activities||- Fieldtrip/ project work (once during each school term)
- Optional activities for advanced level classes (provided in Winter Term for the 2nd year classes): Kyogen, singing songs, situational Japanese training, Japanese novels, onomatology, etc.
- Hands-on activities on Japanese culture (provided in Winter Term for the 2nd year classes): tea ceremony, haiku, origami
*In the 2nd stage (April– November), you are guided to prepare for the exams on foundation subjects.
Please refer to the previous pages of the 'University Preparation Course' for other details.