Part Time Lessons Designed To Increase Everyday Japanese Conversation Ability

Your vocabulary and communication will improve through our curriculum that focuses on conversation with a strong emphasis on output.

Nihongo Plus Course

This course is designed for busy students who wish to customize their study schedule. Students are able to sign up for a combination of classes that match their level and interests. Our lessons are designed around “everyday Japanese” that our students can then use immediately or anyone who wants an extra boost to your conversation skills.

Our flexible course schedule is perfect for students who are working in Japan and need to study after work hours.

JLPT Prep Course

The JLPT test is an important milestone for many foreigners who want to work in Japan. Achieving a N3 or N2 level of Japanese will greatly improve your career opportunities.

Our course is specifically designed to help you pass the JLPT level that you are aiming for.

Course Details:

  • Max class size: 8 students
  • Flexible class schedule
  • Conversation focussed lessons

Package Options:

  • 8 Lessons – ¥18,400 (valid for 3 months)
  • 16 Lessons – ¥33,600 (valid for 6 months)
  • 32 Lessons – ¥64,000 (valid for 8 months)
  • 48 Lessons – ¥91,200 (valid for 12 months)

Course Details

Beginner

Course Title: Practical Japanese for Beginners

Level: Beginner 1

You will start by learning Japanese skills for everyday use. Since you'll be studying vocabulary for times and places, as well as basic grammar, you'll be able to create simple sentences by yourself.

Schedule

  • Monday 9:50 - 11:40
  • Tuesday &  Thursday 9:50 - 11:40
  • Wednesday & Friday 13:00 - 14:50
  • Tuesday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Thursday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Friday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Saturday 10:50 - 12:40
  • Saturday 13:00 - 14:50

Course Title: Active Basic Japanese Grammar

Level: Beginner 2

This is the foundation to be able to communicate in Japanese and the goal is that you'll be able to to use basic conjugated forms and speak naturally.

Schedule

  • Monday 13:00 - 14:50
  • Tuesday & Thursday 9:50-11:40
  • Tuesday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Wednesday & Friday 9:50-11:40
  • Thursday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Friday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Saturday 10:50 - 12:40
  • Saturday 13:00 - 14:50

Upper Beginner

Course Title: Effective Drill Training

Level: Beginner 2 to Upper Beginner

This class will help students improve their quick-response ability and build their confidence. Students use a series of specially designed drills and speaking training to improve their communication ability.

Schedule

  • Monday 19:40-20:30   
  • Tuesday  13:00 - 13:50
  • Wednesday  13:00 - 13:50
  • Thursday  13:00 - 13:50
  • Friday  13:00 - 13:50

Course Title: Conversation Level-up

Level: Beginner 2 to Upper Beginner

In this class you will practice making conversation about a variety of topics. You will improve your vocabulary and ability to converse smoothly.

Schedule

  • Monday 20:40-21:30
  • Tuesday  14:00 - 14:50
  • Thursday  14:00 - 14:50

Course Title: Essential Grammar and Conversation

Level: Upper Beginner

You'll be able to convey your wishes, ask for permission while giving a reason, study assumptive expressions and express your feelings or things that happened more accurately.

Schedule

  • Monday  10:50 - 12:40
  • Monday 13:00 - 14:50
  • Monday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Tuesday 15:00 - 16:50
  • Tuesday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Wednesday & Friday 9:50-11:40
  • Wednesday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Thursday 10:50 - 12:40
  • Thursday 18:40 -  20:30
  • Saturday 10:50-12:40
  • Saturday 13:00 - 14:50

Intermediate to Advanced

Course Title: Natural and Fluent Japanese Communication

Level: Intermediate

The goal of this course is to acquire a broad spectrum of vocabulary and freely use it in numerous sentence patterns during conversations, so you'll be able to speak about general things in Japanese only.

Schedule

  • Monday 13:00 - 14:50
  • Monday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Tuesday 9:50 - 11:40
  • Wednesday 19:40 - 21:30
  • Wednesday 20:40 - 21:30 (only one lesson - N2 level)
  • Thursday 18:40 - 20:30
  • Thursday 20:40 - 21:30 (only one lesson - N2 level)
  • Friday 14:00 - 15:50
  • Saturday 13:00-14:50

Course Title: Business Japanese

Level: Intermediate

Learn the etiquette and vernacular of doing business in Japan. You will learn basic formal expressions(basic keigo) , setting-specific expressions on business situation in Japan.

Schedule

  • Tuesday 19:40 - 21:30 (intermediate)
  • Wednesday 18:40 - 20:30 (intermediate)

Course Title: Japanese Explanation Training

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

We recommend this course for anyone who can communicate using only Japanese, but feel they have problems with detailed explanations.

Schedule

  • Tuesday 19:40-20:30 advanced
  • Wednesday 19:40 - 20:30 (intermediate)
  • Thursday 19:40 - 20:30 (intermediate)
  • Thursday 19:40 - 20:30 (advanced)
  • Friday 9:50 - 10:40 (intermediate)
  • Saturday 13:00 - 13:50 (intermediate)

Course Title: Read and Discuss Current Events

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

This class focusses on having conversations in Japanese about current events. You will acquire a natural sounding vocabulary and broaden your communication skills.

Schedule

  • Tuesday 20:40-21:30 (advanced)
  • Thursday 20:40 - 21:30 (advanced)
  • Friday 10:50 - 11:40 (intermediate)

Course Title: Keigo Training

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

The proper use of Keigo is very important in any formal situation and is vital to learn if you want to do business in Japan.

Schedule

  • Friday 18:40 - 20:30

JLPT

Level: N3

The ability to understand Japanese used in many common everyday situations.

Comprehension

  • Kanji: 650
  • Vocabulary: 3750
  • Able to read and understand most written materials concerning everyday topics.
  • Able to grasp summary information such as newspaper headlines.

Textbook

  • 『N3文法スピードマスター』N3 bunpo speed master
  • 『実力アップ!日本語能力試験N3読む(文章の文法・読解) ユニコム』Unicom N3-Yomu

Schedule

  • Tuesday Grammar:  18:40 - 19:30
  • Tuesday Reading: 19:40 - 20:30
  • Wednesday Grammar:  13:00 - 13:50
  • Wednesday Reading: 14:00 - 14:50   

Level: N2

Can read written materials and understand conversations at natural speed.

Comprehension

  • Kanji: 1000
  • Vocabulary: 6000
  • Able to read and understand complex written materials in newspapers and magazines.
  • Able to understand orally conversations and news reports, spoken at nearly natural speed.

Textbook

  • 日本語総まとめN2文法 / 新完全マスター文法N2
  • 新完全マスター読解N2 / 実力アップ!日本語能力試験N2読む(文章の文法・読解)ユニコム

Schedule

  • Monday Grammar: 19:40 - 20:30
  • Monday Reading: 20:40 - 21:30
  • Friday Grammar: 13:00-13:50
  • Friday Reading: 14:00-14:50   
  • Friday Grammar: 19:40 - 20:30
  • Friday Reading: 20:40 - 21:30
  • Saturday Grammar: 14:00 - 14:50
  • Saturday Reading: 15:00 - 15:50

Level: N1

The ability to understand Japanese used in a variety of circumstances.

Comprehension

  • Kanji: 2000
  • Vocabulary: 10000
  • Able to read writings with logical complexity and/or abstract writings on a variety of topics, such as newspaper editorials and critiques, and comprehend both their structures and contents.
  • Able to read written materials with profound contents on various topics and follow their narratives as well as understand the intent of the writers comprehensively.

Textbook

  • 日本語総まとめ問題集N1文法
  • 新完全マスターN1読解 / スピードマスターN1読解

Schedule

  • Monday  Grammar: 19:40 - 20:30
  • Monday  Reading: 20:40 - 21:30
  • Friday Grammar: 19:40 - 20:30
  • Friday Reading: 20:40 - 21:30