ECC Japanese Language Institute

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October 2024
Deadline to apply:
End of May 2024
ECC Japanese Language Institute
  • Recommended for Westerners

    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc.

  • Flexible Class Schedule

    You are able to request an AM or PM class schedule based on your needs.

  • Wifi Available

    Rest assured that this school has wifi available.

  • Higher Education Counselling

    This school provides specialized counseling to prepare and apply to colleges and universities after graduation.

  • Career Support

    Counselors are available to provide specialized support for full-time employment after graduation.

  • Dormitories Available

    This school introduces affordable shared living spaces.

  • Apartments Available

    This school introduces private apartments.

  • Homestay Available

    This school introduces local Japanese families where students can live while studying.

  • In-School Activities

    This school organizes regular interactive & cultural activities in the school.

  • Out-of-School Activities

    This school organizes out-of-school day-trips, excursions and events throughout the year.

  • Student Lounge

    Space outside of the classroom is available for students to interact casually and/or study.

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School Introduction

Guided by the school's motto, "Beyond Japanese," ECC Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute aspires to empower students to turn their dreams into reality through Japanese language education.

The primary objective is to cultivate a Japanese language proficiency that equips students, irrespective of their unique goals, with well-rounded abilities in listening, speaking, and writing, ensuring they excel in various contexts and purposes.

Total Number of Students: 100
Class Size: 20
School Staff Support Languages: Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Spanish, French
Enrolment Terms: April, October
Minimum Course Duration: Short Term: 5 weeks Long Term: 1 year

Main Features

Practical Japanese

The essence of ECC ‘s teaching methodology lies in “drawing out” a student’s skill. Students will not only gain academic and written Japanese knowledge, but also practical Japanese and further skills to be able to use the language outside of the classroom and in their future. through which students will deepen their Japanese skills.

Experienced teachers

The instructors at the ECC Japanese Language Institute are thoroughly committed to teaching. Instructors are well-trained to encourage students to speak more and draw out our students’ independence and motivation.

Living support

ECC provides not only educational support, but also living support.This educational and living support not only prevents barriers to language learning from arising, it also guides each student to achieve their goals.

Interact with locals

Schools of the ECC group are located near each others.There are many opportunities to communicate with Japanese students who are studying with the ECC group.Make the most of the opportunities for cultural exchange that only ECC can provide.

School Location

Shinjuku city is a mix of shopping, culture and entertainment. In addition, Shinjuku is an attractive area which is known for Noh Theatre shrines,art galleries and museums.

 

Nearest Stations:

Shinjuku Station (5-minute walk)

Shinjuku-nishiguchi Station (3-minute walk)

Available Courses

  • Japanese Language Comprehensive Course (Student Visa) - Long Term
  • Japanese Language Comprehensive Course (Residents/Short-Term Visitors) - Short Term
  • Practical Conversation Course - Short Term

Japanese Language Comprehensive Course (Student Visa) - Long Term

Course Description

Students can enroll in this program on a student visa only.  It’s a 1 to 2 year program that gives you the opportunity to learn and improve your Japanese language skills, from reading to writing and from listening to speaking. Classes also focus on Japanese customs, culture and way of thinking.This course is aimed at those who wish to enter university,college or work in Japan.

  • 1

    2-year course

  • 2

    1 year and 6 months course

  • 3

    1-year course

Enrolment Periods & Duration

 

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 1 Year / 2 Years Early July

Mid October

October 1 Year 6 Months Late March

Mid May

Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:35 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:40 to 17:00 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • JLPT preparation courses

    The school offers classes that target JLPT levels from N5 to N1

  • FIELD TRIPS

    Enjoy exciting field trips and cultural experience.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year ¥670,000
1 Year 6 Months ¥1,005,000
2 Years ¥1,340,000

 

Other fees
Screening fee ¥21,000
Enrollment fee ¥52,000
Accident Insurance ¥6,000 (1 year)
¥12,000 (1 year 6 months)
¥12,000 (2 years)
Textbooks ¥15,000 (1 year)
¥22,500 (1 year 6 months)
¥30,000 (2 years)

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Japanese Language Comprehensive Course (Residents/Short-Term Visitors) - Short Term

Course Description

5 weeks minimum course for tourist or short-term stay visa, and is aimed to develop the 4 major skills (“listening”, “reading”, “speaking”, and “writing” and also focus on Japanese customs, culture and way of thinking.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

From 5 Weeks available~

Intake Application Deadline
April

N/A

July
October
January

Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:35 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:40 to 17:00 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • JLPT preparation courses

    The school offers classes that target JLPT levels from N5 to N1

  • FIELD TRIPS

    Enjoy exciting field trips and cultural experience.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
5 Weeks ¥88,000
3 Months ¥176,000
6 Months ¥352,000
9 Months ¥528,000
1 Year

¥671,000

-¥30,000 for students that register for a whole year

*Tax price not included

 

Other fees
Enrollment fee ¥11,000
Miscellaneous expenses ¥1,100 (5 weeks)
¥2,200 (3 months)
¥4,400 (6 months)
¥6,600 (9 months)
¥8,800 (1 year)
Textbooks Not included in tuition

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Practical Conversation Course - Short Term

Course Description

5 weeks minimum short term course focusing on daily life Japanese. 

Enrolment Periods & Duration

From 5 Weeks avialable~

Intake Application Deadline
April

N/A

July
October
January

Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:35 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:40 to 17:00 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • FIELD TRIPS

    Enjoy exciting field trips and cultural experience.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
5 Weeks ¥88,000
3 Months ¥176,000
6 Months ¥352,000
9 Months ¥528,000
1 Year

¥671,000

-¥30,000 for students that register for a whole year

*Tax price not included

 

Other fees
Enrollment fee ¥11,000
Miscellaneous expenses ¥1,100 (5 weeks)
¥2,200 (3 months)
¥4,400 (6 months)
¥6,600 (9 months)
¥8,800 (1 year)
Textbooks Not included in tuition

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Student Demographics

U.S.

29%

U.K.

21%

Korea

20%

Taiwan

15%

Australia

10%

Other (China, Nepal, New Zealand, etc)

18%

Our Free Services

We aim to support all students who are interested in coming to Japan to study & live.
For this reason, we provide all of these services at not cost to you.
  • School & Visa
    Application Support

  • Free Japanese
    Language Lessons

  • Accommodation
    Setup

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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