Free Online Practical Japanese Communication Course

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Free Online Practical Japanese Communication Course
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    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc.

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School Introduction

If you plan to come to Japan to study Japanese long-term, which means from 6-months to 2 years in length, you will be required by the Japanese government to meet a basic Japanese language requirement, or at least demonstrate some prior history of learning the language. As a way to support those who plan to come apply to a Japanese language school in Japan through us, The Japan Study Abroad Network is offering this specialized 8-Week Practical Japanese Communication Program for FREE! This program is intended to boost your self-study and provide the training and practice to prepare for living and studying in Japan.

This program is currently held online on Saturdays (Japan Time), so that it can be accessible to the most number of students possible around the world. If you are planning on coming to Japan for study or work, we can provide accommodation services, higher education counselling and career support.
Class Size: 5 students
Japanese Level Requirement: Any
School Staff Support Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese
School Intensity: Medium Intensity
Minimum Course Duration: 8 weeks

Main Features

Carefully Selected Teachers
We don’t have many teachers, but the ones we do, have over 10 years experience teaching Japanese to international students, can speak English well, and are highly passionate about helping you achieve your goals.
Our Network & Resources
As a Global Japanese Study Abroad Agency, we are able to support you in various other ways through and beyond this program, including introducing programs, jobs, accommodations and other opportunities in Japan.
What you need to begin class

To participate properly in class, you will need:

  • a computer or tablet with wifi connectivity for sharing slides & documents
    (phones can only be acceptable for advanced-level students who are able to understand without visual aids)
  • a wifi connection
  • writing materials, including paper and a pen
  • a relatively quiet location so that you can hear your teacher clearly

School Location

Our teachers are based in Tokyo, Japan, but as this program runs online, students can attend from all around the world.
Please be aware of time differences.

Available Courses

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Our Program

Course Description

This program is designed primarily for those who are planning on coming to Japan to study Japanese long-term, for which they will need to take an N5-level or beginner-level Japanese language test, such as the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), or demonstrate some history studying Japanese. As such, this program caters to beginner-level students with little to no experience in the language, and can be applicable to you even if you are not intending on taking a language test. Because of time restrictions, this program is intensive, held in a small-group class of only 5 students or less, and is best suited for students who are dedicated and have time for self-study. The classes focus on Japanese that is needed for everyday purposes, touching on your basic reading, listening and speaking skills, in addition to your knowledge of key grammar, so that you are more prepared when coming to Japan.
NOTE: It is highly recommended that you learn hiragana and katakana before beginning this course.
Please let us know if you haven’t learned these yet. On the first day, we will be reviewing your reading skills of these two alphabets.

Training areas:

  • Japanese greetings and expressions for daily use for life in Japan.
  • Common grammar patterns and sentence structures.
  • Listening comprehension.
  • Reading comprehension of practical words and sentences.
  • Speaking in order to introduce yourself, your ideas, and ask important questions needed for daily life in Japan.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Class Schedule Sundays from 11:00AM~11:50AM & 12:00PM~12:50PM Japan Time
Lesson Duration 50 minutes each (16 classes total)
Course Length 8 weeks
Price Free
We collect a deposit of ¥30,000 JPY, as a guarantee that you will fulfill your plans of studying in Japan. We return your deposit upon arrival in Japan.

※We also provide you with textbook and workbook materials at no additional cost, as part of this program.

Our teachers provide personalized reports on each student after each lesson to illustrate your areas of improvement as well as to monitor your progress leading up to the exam date. If you require additional classes or time for study, we can recommend you in affordable private lessons with us.

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

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

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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