Improve Your Japanese Speaking & Listening In Just 4 Weeks!

Our specially prepared Intensive Course will dramatically improve your Japanese conversational abilities with just three lessons per day.

What is our Intensive Course?

Coto’s intensive Japanese language courses are facilitated in small groups so that we can commit to improving the conversation skills of each individual. Professional native instructor will encourage effective input and output under relaxed atmosphere to ensure that your Japanese skills improve from week to week. This is the most recommended course for people who want to see results in a short time.

Strong Focus on Speaking!

In Coto’s Intensive Course, time is set aside every week for a speech task, starting with the beginner level. From early on, students develop the ability to express themselves by building on topics that they have learned. You will be able to feel improvements in your Japanese expressiveness each week.

Reading and writing

For people who are new to kanji, they study of kanji is the most time-consuming aspect of learning Japanese. In Coto’s Intensive Course, students who are new to kanji will be able to effectively develop reading and writing skills in stress-free and enjoyable way.

Class Size

Max 8 Students (average 3-6)

4 Week Course Schedule

2016

  • November 28 – December 23

2017

  • January  9 – February 3
  • February 6 – March 3
  • March 6 – 31
  • April 3  – April 28
  • May 8 – June 2
  • June 5 – 30
  • July 3 – 28
  • July 31 – August 25
  • August 28 – September 22
  • October 2 – 27
  • October 30 – November 24
  • November 27 – December 22

*You can join from every Monday

Lesson time

Morning Course: 9:30 – 12:20
or
Afternoon Course: 14:10 – 17:00

Mondays-Fridays

Tuition Fee

¥25,000 per week.

*If you are studying only for a week, it is ¥30,000
*¥10,000 registration fee (one time cost)
Inquire about our 3, 6 and 9 months discount packages.

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Japanese Crash course

Total 4 Weeks - Survival

Along with your first steps in your new life in Tokyo, begin to learn Japanese with Coto’s Japanese Crash Course and feel immediately your improvement. You will be able to communicate in Japanese in situations or topics that you can immediately use in your daily life in Japan. Have fun learning Japanese! Click here for the course details

Japanese Daily Conversation

Total 12 Weeks - Beginner

Conversational Skills

In 3 months, you will learn basic Japanese grammar and acquire the ability to have a conversation at the minimum required level for daily life in Japanese. You will be able to hold a conversation in Japanese on familiar topics with people you know well.

*Every term consists in 4 weeks.

Overall Skills

You will learn the most important Japanese grammar and basic sentence structure, as well as hiragana, katakana, and approximately 150 kanji characters.

Term 1

Aimed specifically at people looking to learn how to communicate in Japanese quickly. The first term will focus on basic grammar points and everyday phrases that can be taken straight out of the classroom and into real life.

Term 2

This level aims at equipping you with the most essential grammar, which forms the foundation of Japanese, and getting you to a level where you can use it freely. You will be able ask for permission, make requests, express your thoughts, and do other such things required in daily life with confidence.

Term 3

You will become able to fully utilize both formal and informal speech in conversations. In addition, you will learn to make comparisons, express feelings, and combine sentences, resulting in an ability to express yourself with more freedom.

 

*You can join from every term.

2

Japanese for Communication

Total 12 weeks - Upper Beginner

Conversational Skills

In this 3 months, you will learn the conversational expressions necessary for daily conversation. You will be able to express yourself in detail using complex words and phrases to describe events and feelings, acquiring the ability to hold a steady conversation in order to communicate with friends and acquaintances solely in Japanese. You will feel yourself spending a longer time communicating using only Japanese.

*Every term consists in 4 weeks.

Overall Skills

You will learn reading and writing of approximately 200 kanji characters and learn commonly used grammatical expressions.

Term 1

You will learn to use phrases expressing potential, express giving and receiving, and utilize modified noun phrases etc., enabling you to explain more complex situations. You will be able to combine multiple sentence patterns to express yourself in the way you want and communicate in longer sentences.

Term 2

This level aims to enable you to make suppositions and guesses, and express your feelings in relation to events that occur, equipping you with a wider variety of expressions that you can use freely in real communication.

Term 3

This is a course to perfect your communicative ability. You will learn such things as the passive, causative, passive causative tenses, and expressions unique to and naturally used in Japanese. The aim is to have you using these naturally in communication.

 

*You can join from every term.

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Natural and Fluent Japanese

Total 12 weeks - Intermediate

Conversational Skills

Designed for intermediate speakers you will increase your fluency, vocabulary and expressive language ability. By the end of this 12 week course you will have the ability to discuss a wider range of topics using colloquial Japanese.

*Every term consists in 4 weeks.

Overall Skills

You will learn grammatical expressions in levels N3 to N2 to utilize Japanese in a more native manner. You will also learn to read and write approximately intermediate kanji characters.

Term 1

Building on the basic conversation skills acquired at beginner level, the aim is to pick up language that appears regularly in conversation, in particular N3 level sentence patterns and higher level vocabulary, and to be able to use it properly in conversation.

Term 2

Along with building vocabulary and using N3 grammar naturally in conversation, the aim is to use reading comprehension exercises and sentence building tasks to increase general Japanese ability and to become able to use this cohesively in conversation.

Term 3

An original course specializing in increasing intermediate level conversation ability. Through original content used by Nihongo Plus, 'Natural and Fluent Japanese Communication (N3-N2 level)', descriptive skills training (intermediate), speed reading using original materials, and topic based conversation exercises, the aim is to be able to communicate in concrete situations using only Japanese.  

*You can join from every term.

4

Bridge to Advanced level

Total 12 weeks - Upper Intermediate

*Every term consists in 4 weeks.

Term 1

Using original teaching materials, is designed for students with intermediate, to intermediate-advanced levels of Japanese proficiency.

Term 2

With a focus on improving reading comprehension, vocabulary, and the ability to express oneself, this course places an emphasis on teaching N2 level expressions and structures that are useful in everyday conversation.

Term 3

Through this course, the intermediate student of Japanese will solidify their speaking ability and vocabulary base through course material and video discussions based on the news, themed conversations, and role playing exercises. This course is aimed to help develop a rounded, natural, and fluent Japanese conversation ability.

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*You can join from every term.