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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
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.

Japanese Essentials: How to Ask Permission?

Knowing how to ask permission in Japanese will make your stay in Japan more enjoyable. Learn a very simple sentence to ask if you can take a picture, borrow a pen or enter somewhere.

Hyogo Prefecture – A Tale of Two Seas

With coastlines on both the Sea of Japan and the Seto Island Sea, many of Hyogos most distinguished locations are on the coast, including the home of Kobe Beef and Japan’s most spectacular castle.

Culture Day (文化の日): 5 Ways to Celebrate the Holiday that Commemorates Peace

Culture Day isn’t dedicated to Japanese culture alone, but whilst we are in Japan, how can we further appreciate the arts here?

Yamanashi Prefecture – The King and Queen of Mountains

Around a quarter of Yamanashi Prefecture is designated as National Parks, and two of Japan’s tallest mountains reside within one of them.

Hokkaido Prefecture – Putting the “Win in Winter”

Whether its drift ice, onsen, skiing or snow festivals, Hokkaido knows how to do winters.

Gifu Prefecture – Rich with Japanese Traditions

Many symbols of Gifu’s cultural heritage are still present today, including 250-year-old farmhouses and catching fish with aquatic birds!

Osaka Prefecture – Industrious and Spirited

Osaka prefecture is renowned for its spirit and fine food. It’s one of Japan’s two urban (府) prefectures with 33 cities.

Kanagawa Prefecture – So Much to See!

Kanagawa seems to have it all, a little Kyoto, views of Fuji-san, a blue-flag beach, a national park and a thriving capital city!

Coto November Events Calendar 2017

Autumn is finally here and our Coto November Events calendar is full of fun activities for you to enjoy.

Tokyo Prefecture – Small but Mighty

Tokyo Prefecture is the third smallest prefecture in Japan, consisting of 23 special wards, all of which are governed like cities.

Japanese Essentials: Can I Pay by Credit Card?

Let’s learn this simple phrase to ask if you can pay for an item with a credit card.