Improve Your Japanese Speaking & Listening In Just 4 Weeks!

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

What is our Intensive Course?

Coto’s intensive Japanese language courses are facilitated in small groups so that we can focus on improving the conversation skills of each individual.

Professional native instructors will encourage effective conversation practice under a relaxed atmosphere to ensure that your Japanese skills improve from week to week.

This is our best course for people who want to see results in a short time.

Class Details

Size: Max 8 Students (average 3-6)
Date: Monday to Friday
Time: 9:30 ~ 12:20 or 14:10 ~ 17:00
Tuition: ¥30,000 per week.

Volume discounts are available for purchases of two weeks or more.

Course Schedule

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
New enrolment available every Monday
One time ¥10,000 registration fee for new students.

Course Details

Japanese Crash Course

Duration: 4 Weeks

Our Crash Course is designed to teach you the basics of Japanese, starting with Hiragana and Katakana and moving onto topics or situations that you can use immediately in your daily life.

Course Details:

The teaching method for this course focuses on learning key phrases with no emphasis on grammar explanations at this point. You will learn two to three key phrases per chapter with a total of nine chapters covered.

Skills Learned:

  • Hiragana + Katakana and basic Kanji introduction
  • Greetings and introducing yourself
  • Being able to order in a restaurant or shops
  • Asking directions in the street or train station
  • Talk about your impressions of Japan

Introduction To Japanese

Duration: 12 Weeks

Level: Beginner (JLPT N5)

Our beginner course is perfect for students who understand the basics of Hiragana and Katakana and want to start learning the basics of conversational Japanese. The many opportunities for role-play will solidify what you learn and instil confidence in your ability to speak Japanese.

Course Details:

This course is split into 3 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned the basics of Hiragana and Katakana, roughly 150 Kanji symbols, 300 new vocabulary words, and 70 key sentences.

Skills Learned:

  • Be able to introduce yourself
  • Hold conversation necessary for your daily life
  • Understand numbers, hours, calendar
  • Be able to use both casual and polite phrases
  • Give advice and reasons, talk about your experiences

Introduction to Japanese 2

Duration: 12 Weeks

Level: Upper Beginner (JLPT N4)

Our Upper beginner course is perfect for students who want to start broaden their conversational Japanese and to express themselves with more complex phrases. The many opportunities for role-play will solidify what you learn and instil confidence in your ability to speak Japanese.

Course Details:

This course is split into 3 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned the basics of Hiragana and Katakana, roughly 150 Kanji symbols, 300 new vocabulary words, and 70 key sentences.

Skills Learned:

  • Hold complex and detailed conversation
  • Talk about hearsay
  • Express feelings
  • Understand and use Japanese honorifics
  • Give instructions and express notion of obligation

Expanded Communication To Fluency

Duration 8 Weeks

Level: Pre Intermediate (JLPT N4 - N3)

In this transition course to Intermediate, you will review previously-learned expressions so that you can hold more natural daily conversations. You will also broaden your vocabulary which is applicable for daily situations in Japanese life.

Course Details:

This course is split into 2 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned roughly 150 new Kanji symbols, 500 new vocabulary words, and 70 key sentences.

Skills Learned:

  • Form longer sentences and combine multiple phrases
  • Use efficiently phrases for giving and receiving
  • Become able to adapt your speech to context
  • Learn how to refuse
  • Review and master verb groups and tenses
  • Practice conversations, give speeches

Expanded Communication To Fluency 2

Duration: 12 Weeks

Level: Intermediate (JLPT N3)

As you start the Intermediate Course, you will further develop your proficiency in Japanese language. This course provides lots of opportunity to practice what you already have learned, using a variety of real-life scenarios.

Course Details:

This course is split into 3 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned the basics of Hiragana and Katakana, roughly 220 Kanji symbols, 600 new vocabulary words, and 105 key sentences.

Skills Learned:

  • Learn the passive form for social events, and public speeches
  • Discuss the quantity and qualities of items
  • Become more proficient in building and understanding complex sentences
  • Practice interviews, participating in discussions, and giving speeches
  • Explaining things through example

Natural And Fluent Communication

Duration 8 Weeks

Level: Upper Intermediate (JLPT N3 - N2)

In this transition course to Advanced, you will focus on understanding abstract content in Japanese. You will also broaden your conversation to topics of interest and specialized fields. You will become able to express and defend your point of view.

Course Details:

This course is split into 2 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned roughly 200 new Kanji symbols, 300 new vocabulary words, and 70 key sentences. The transition to advanced course is the perfect prep for our Japanese Advanced Course.

Skills Learned:

  • Understand abstract content
  • Use more complex phrases to topic beyond daily life
  • Express your point of view and defend your opinions
  • Use concrete examples
  • Practice conversations, speeches and debates

Natural And Fluent Communication 2

Duration 12 Weeks

Level: Advanced (JLPT N2)

In the advanced course, you will learn more abstract content that will allow you to carry on more sophisticated conversations. Your grammar and vocabulary will become proficient enough that you will be able to speak in-depth and objectively with native Japanese speakers.

Course Details:

This course is split into 5 terms with each term being 4 weeks in length. The course can be purchases as a package or individual weeks. By the end of this course you would have learned roughly 500 new Kanji symbols, 750 new vocabulary words, and 180 key sentences. The advanced course is the perfect prep for our Japanese Business Course.

Skills Learned:

  • Talk about complex topic using abstract vocabulary
  • Express yourself using more natural phrases
  • Discuss news and current event topics
  • Adapt your speech to the context and are able to convey your feelings
  • Create compound sentences, as well as command complex sentences
  • Make more complex and abstract comparisons and contrasts