Part Time Japanese Lessons in Tokyo - Improve your Japanese Speaking

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Our part-time Japanese lessons are designed for busy students who want to create a short-term or long-term customized study schedule. Students are able to sign up for a combination of classes that match their level and interest.

Starting from the beginner level all the way up to advanced, our conversation based lessons are specifically created to help improve every aspect of your life in Japan!

We also offer part-time JLPT courses. Passing an upper-level JLPT will greatly improve your career opportunities in Japan.

Our professionally trained instructors will help you reach your JLPT goals while creating an engaging class environment. The lessons will focus on improving your grammar and reading comprehension from N3 to N1 level.

Our students have seen faster improvements with our course than attempting to study on their own.

Options for short-term courses and long-term courses available as well.

If this matches your need for a part-time Japanese course we highly encourage you to contact us.

If you would like to directly enroll in a course or get more information - please fill out our inquiry form at the bottom of this page!

We also offer a free level check and interview which you can book by visiting this page.

Course Fees

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  • One time  ¥10,000 registration fee for new students
  • Material fee is extra

Beginner

Course Title: Practical Japanese for Beginners

Level: Beginner (JLPT N5)

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
Morning Course

  • Monday 9:10-11:00

Evening Course

  • Monday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Wednesday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Thursday 19:10 - 21:00

Week End Course

  • Saturday 10:10 - 12:00
  • Saturday 13:10 - 15:00
  • Saturday 14:10 - 16:00

Course Title: Active Basic Japanese Grammar A&B

Level: Beginner (JLPT N5)

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
Morning Course

  • Tuesday & Thursday 9:10 - 11:00
  • Wednesday & Friday 9:10 - 11:00

Daytime Course

  • Monday 13:10 - 15:00

Evening Course

  • Monday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Wednesday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Thursday 19:10 - 21:00
  • Friday 19:10 - 21:00

Weekend Course

  • Saturday 10:10 - 12:00
  • Saturday 13:10 - 15:00
  • Saturday 15:10 - 17:00

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Upper Beginner

Course Title: Effective Drill Training

Level: Beginner to Upper Beginner (N5 - N4)

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
Daytime Course

  • Tuesday            13:10 - 14:00
  • Thursday           13:10 - 14:00

Evening Course

  • Monday              19:10 - 20:00
  • Wednesday           19:10 - 20:00

Course Title: Conversation Level-up

Level: Beginner to Upper Beginner (N5 - N4)

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

Schedule
Daytime Course

  • Tuesday      14:10 - 15:00
  • Thursday    14:10 - 15:00

Evening Course

  • Monday              20:10 - 21:00
  • Wednesday           20:10 - 21:00

Course Title: Essential Grammar and Conversation

Level: Upper Beginner (N4)

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
Morning Course

  • Thursday                           11:10 -13:00

Daytime Course

  • Monday                             13:10 - 15:00

Evening Course

  • Monday                             19:10 - 21:00
  • Tuesday                            19:10 - 21:00
  • Wednesday                          19:10 - 21:00
  • Thursday                          19:10 - 21:00
  • Friday                          19:10 - 21:00

Weekend Course

  • Saturday                            10:10 -12:00
  • Saturday                            13:10 -15:00

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Intermediate to Advanced

Course Title: Bridge to Intermediate

Level: Upper Beginner (JLPT N4 - N3 )

This course focuses on the core basic sentence patterns, improving vocabulary for a variety of daily situations, and building longer sentences through combinations. The class enables students to apply and make the most of these abilities.

Schedule
Morning Course

  •  Tuesday                               9:10 - 11:00
  •  Friday                               9:10 - 11:00

Evening Course

  • Tuesday                            19:10 - 21:00
  • Thursday                          19:10 - 21:00

Weekend Course

  • Saturday                              14:10 - 16:00

Course Title: Natural and Fluent Japanese Communication 1

Level: Intermediate (JLPT N3)

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
Morning Course

  • Tuesday                            9:10  - 11:00

Daytime Course

  • Tuesday                         13:10 - 15:00
  • Friday                              14:10 - 16:00

Evening Course

  • Monday                           19:10 - 21:00
  • Wednesday                     19:10 - 21:00
  • Thursday                         19:10 - 21:00

Weekend Course

  • Saturday                          10:10 - 12:00
  • Saturday                            13:10 - 15:00
  • Saturday                            14:10 - 16:00

Course Title: Natural and Fluent Japanese Communication 2

Level: Intermediate (JLPT N2)

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
Daytime Course

  • Monday                           14:10 - 15:00

Evening Course

  • Wednesday                     20:10 - 21:00

Weekend Course

  • Saturday                          11:10 -12:00
  • Saturday                          14:10-15:00

Course Title: Business Japanese

Level: Upper Intermediate (JLPT N3 - N2)

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
Evening Course

  • Tuesday             19:10 - 21:00

Course Title: Japanese Explanation Training

Level: Upper Intermediate to Advanced (JLPT N2)

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

Schedule
Morning Course

  • Friday                      9:10 - 10:00    (Upper Intermediate)

Daytime Course

  • Monday                13:10 - 14:00   (Upper Intermediate)

Evening Course

  • Tuesday                  19:10-20:00    (Advanced)
  • Wednesday          19:10 - 20:00    (Upper Intermediate)
  • Thursday              19:10 - 20:00    (Advanced)

Weekend Course

  • Saturday               10:10 - 11:00    (Upper Intermediate)
  • Saturday               13:10 - 14:00    (Upper Intermediate)
  • Saturday               13:10 - 14:00    (Advanced)

Course Title: Read and Discuss Current Events

Level: Upper Intermediate to Advanced (JLPT N2)

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

Schedule
Morning Course

  • Friday            10:10 - 11:00 (Upper Intermediate)

Evening Course

  • Tuesday          20:10 - 21:00 (Advanced)
  • Thursday      20:10 - 21:00 (Advanced)

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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.

Schedule
Daytime Course

  • Monday         Grammar:      15:10 - 16:00
    1. Textbook:『TRY! 日本語能力試験 N3 文法から伸ばす日本語』
  • Monday         Reading:      16:10 - 17:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『N3文法スピードマスター』/Jul.-Dec.『実力アップ!日本語能力試験 N3 読む』

Evening Course

  • Monday         Reading:      19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『スピードマスター N3 読解』/Jul.-Dec.『実力アップ!日本語能力試験 N3 読む』
  • Monday         Grammar:      20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook:『TRY! 日本語能力試験 N3 文法から伸ばす日本語』
  • Tuesday         Grammar:      18:40 - 19:30
    1. Textbook:『新完全マスター 文法 日本語能力試験 N3』
  • Tuesday         Reading:        19:40 - 20:30
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『実力アップ!日本語能力試験 N3 読む』/Jul.-Dec.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N3』
  • Thursday       Reading:        19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N3』/Jul.-Dec.『スピードマスター N3 読解』
  • Thursday       Grammar:      20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook:『スピードマスター N3 文法』

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.

Schedule
Daytime Course

  • Friday           Grammar:         13:10-14:00
    1. Textbook:『日本語総まとめ N2 文法』
  • Friday           Reading:           14:10-15:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N2』/Jul.-Dec.『スピードマスター N2 読解』

Evening Course

  • Monday       Grammar:        19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook:『TRY! 日本語能力試験 N2 文法から伸ばす日本語』
  • Monday       Reading:          20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N2』/Jul.-Dec.『日本語能力試験 N2 読解 必修パターン』
  • Tuesday           Grammar:       19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook:『スピードマスター N2 文法』
  • Tuesday           Reading:         20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『日本語能力試験 N2 読解 必修パターン』/Jul.-Dec.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N2』

Weekend Course

  • Saturday      Grammar:       14:10 - 15:00
    1. Textbook:『新完全マスター 文法 日本語能力試験 N2』
  • Saturday      Reading:         15:10 - 16:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『スピードマスター N2 読解』/Jul.-Dec.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N2』

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.

Schedule
Evening Course

  • Monday       Grammar:      19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook:『日本語総まとめ N1 文法』
  • Monday       Reading:        20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『日本語能力試験 N1 読解 必修パターン』/Jul.-Dec.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N1』
  • Friday          Grammar:      19:10 - 20:00
    1. Textbook:『スピードマスター N1 文法』
  • Friday          Reading:        20:10 - 21:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『日本語能力試験 徹底トレーニング N1 読解』/Jul.-Dec.『スピードマスター N1 読解』

Weekend Course

  • Saturday     Grammar:      14:10 - 15:00
    1. Textbook:『新完全マスター 文法 日本語能力試験 N1』
  • Saturday     Reading:        15:10 - 16:00
    1. Textbook: Jan.-Jun.『新完全マスター 読解 日本語能力試験 N1』/Jul.-Dec.『日本語能力試験 徹底トレーニング N1 読解』

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How to Enroll

If you’d like to get started with our Japanese lessons - the first step is to visit us for a free level check and consultation.

You can schedule that by visiting https://www.cotoacademy.com/contact and sending us a contact inquiry - or by visiting https://cotoacademy.com/free-level-check-and-consultation/ and booking an appointment directly on the calendar.

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