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Student Testimonials Lina: A Business Course to work in Japan in the future

Lina shared with us her motivation to improve her Japanese fluency and her experience studying in our Japanese Business Course.

Posted by on December 6, 2017
Corina: From no Japanese to working in a Japanese company

Corina is studying at Coto since she arrived in Japan last year. She shared her experience working here in Tokyo and studying Japanese.

Nara Prefecture – The Fountain of Japanese Civilisation

If Ancient Japan were a single place it would be Nara Prefecture. Despite its vast uninhabitable area, Nara-ken has more temples designated as National Treasures, and more UNESCO World Heritage listings, than any other prefecture.

Coto Year End Party 2017!

Come join us for our year end Coto party! Here’s why you should join us!   1. Our party is a great chance to speak Japanese! Our staff, teachers and...

Tochigi Prefecture – Three Monkeys, One Fox and Endless Gyoza

Tochigi may be most famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nikko National Park. But have you heard about its close connection to gyoza? Or the tale of its magical kitsune?

Labour Thanksgiving Day (勤労感謝の日): Two Holidays in One?

Thanksgiving in Japan isn’t solely connected to the produce of the autumn harvest, it’s also a day of gratitude for the working people of Japan. So, how do these two meanings complement one another?

Japanese Essentials: How to book a restaurant by phone?

Tokyo is home to a large number of Michelin starred restaurants but getting a table can be difficult if you haven’t made a reservation in advance.

Aichi Prefecture – Geek Chic

In the heart of Japan’s main island, Aichi Prefecture is the place to go to nurture the wonderful geek within you!

Coto December Events Calendar 2017

Thursday, November 30: Lunch tour Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighbourhood located 5 minutes from the Coto Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and mod...

Japanese Essentials: Days of the Week & Months of the Year

Learning the Japanese days of the week and months of the year is one of the easiest lessons that you will have. Let’s start with the days of the week.

Hiroshima Prefecture – An International Symbol of Peace and Hope

Hiroshima’s harrowing history and tenacious spirit have helped it to become a beacon of hope for everyone.

Alexandre: Japanese Business Course Testimonial

Alexandre is studying to be a lawyer and recently took our business course to improve his understanding of Japanese keigo.

Nagano Prefecture – Mountains, Monkeys, Ninjas and More

Nagano Prefecture – and its many mountains – have many (sometimes surprising) delights to offer. It holds nine of Japan’s 12 tallest peaks and encompasses much of the areas of the Kita-Alps, Chuo-Alps and Minami-Alps.

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