Nagoya YMCA

Nagoya YMCA
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School Introduction

Nagoya YMCA helps students gain insights into both other cultures and their own through the study of the Japanese language, with the aim of contributing to a society where diversity in religion, beliefs, race, nationality, culture, and gender is embraced. Furthermore, it assists students in their personal growth and development, enabling them to become valuable members of society.

Enrolment Terms: April, October, July, January
Minimum Course Duration: 10 days ( summer intensive course )

Main Features

Facility

Nogoya YMCA facility, provide convenient amenities including bicycle parking for easy commuting, a welcoming lobby for relaxation and socialising, and a well-stocked library for students to access valuable learning resources and materials.

Teacher Expertise

The teaching team comprises experienced educators with a wealth of knowledge, as well as motivated, young instructors who bring creativity to their classes. The school  fosters continuous improvement by conducting regular meetings to share teaching challenges, ensuring our students receive a high-quality education. Notably, one of the teachers is an author of ‘Theme-detsu Chukyu kara manabu nihongo santeiban workbook’ and ‘Theme-detsu Jyokyu de manabu nihongo santeiban workbook’.

School Location

Nearest station:

3 min away from Sengen-cho station on Nagoya city subway Tsurumai-line

Right in front of Egawa-cho bus stop (12 min away from Nagoya station city bus center No.7)

Available Courses

  • General Japanese Course - Student Visa
  • General Japanese Course Short Term - Non Student Visa

General Japanese Course - Student Visa

Course Description

A variety of elective courses, allowing students to personalise their Japanese language learning experience based on their interests and objectives. These choices enable tailored learning paths, ensuring each student’s unique needs are met.

 

Students attend 4 classes a day, each lasting 45 minutes. Students can choose from elective options, allowing them to customise their Japanese language journey to suit their individual interests and aspirations.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Duration Admission month Application Deadline
 2 years April

October 30th of the year before admission

1 year 6 months October 

May 20 of the year before admission

1 year  April 

October 30th of the year before admission

 

Monday to Friday : 

  • Morning : 9:00 to 12:30
  • Morning : 9:00 to 12:30
  • Afternoon : 13:30 to 17:00 

5 days/week, 4 classes/day, 40 weeks/year, 45 minutes/class

Course Features & Electives

  • Role-Playing Speech:

    Students actively participate in role-playing speech exercises, which enhance language skills by immersing them in practical, real-life situations. Role-playing speech promotes confident communication, cultural understanding, and effective language application.

  • 4 Levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Intermediate-Advanced, Advanced):

    The program is structured into four proficiency levels, guiding learners from basic to advanced language skills. This tiered approach ensures that students receive targeted instruction suited to their current proficiency level.

  • Need N5 to apply or 150 Hours:

    Students required to demonstrate proficiency equivalent to JLPT N5 or complete approximately 150 hours of prior language instruction.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 year course ¥580,000
1 YEAR 6 MONTHS course ¥870,000
2 years course ¥1,160,000

 

Other fees
Enrollment fee ¥80,000
Facility management fee ¥46,000 (1 Year)
¥69,000 (1 Year 6 Months)
¥92,000 (2 Years)
books ¥24,000 (1 Year)
¥36,000 (1 Year 6 Months)
¥48,000 (2 Years)
Screening fee ¥20,000
iNSURANCE ¥6,000 (1 Year)
¥9,000 (1 Year 6 Months)
¥13,000 (2 Years)

General Japanese Course Short Term - Non Student Visa

Course Description

 

A variety of elective courses, allowing students to personalise their Japanese language learning experience based on their interests and objectives. These choices enable tailored learning paths, ensuring each student’s unique needs are met.

 

Visa 

A prerequisite is having a valid visa with a duration of three months or more is needed.

 

Admission

For those planning to start in April or October, a prior knowledge of hiragana and katakana. 

On the other hand, if you intend to join in July or January, you should have completed the first half of the beginner textbook, such as Minna no Nihongo 1, Daichi 1, or Marugoto Beginner 1-A2.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Duration Admission month
3 months minimum 6 months max April / October / July / January

Course Features & Electives

  • Role-Playing Speech:

    Students actively participate in role-playing speech exercises, which enhance language skills by immersing them in practical, real-life situations. Role-playing speech promotes confident communication, cultural understanding, and effective language application.

  • 4 Levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Intermediate-Advanced, Advanced):

    The program is structured into four proficiency levels, guiding learners from basic to advanced language skills. This tiered approach ensures that students receive targeted instruction suited to their current proficiency level.

  • Need N5 to apply or 150 Hours:

    Students required to demonstrate proficiency equivalent to JLPT N5 or complete approximately 150 hours of prior language instruction.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
3 MONTHS ¥145,000

 

Other fees
Facilities ¥10,000 
Screening fee ¥20,000
Enrollment fee ¥30,000
Textbooks ¥7,000

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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